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June 27 is Multicultural Day. In 1982, multiculturalism was recognized in section 27 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  The Canadian Multiculturalism Act was subsequently passed in 1988. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Multiculturalism Policy. It was on October 8, 1971 that Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announced that...

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The senseless attack on a Muslim family in London this week must be a loud wake up call for Canadians that Islamophobia is a serious and urgent problem that we must confront now. We are sickened and shocked that one evil person would run down and kill Salman Afzaal and his wife Madiha Salman, their...

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On March 25, the world commemorates the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.  The United Nations General Assembly designated this day to create awareness and acknowledge the suffering, trauma, and oppression inflicted on more than 400 million Black men, women, and children of African descent. “We have...

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