May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. This is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the long and rich history of Canadians of Asian heritage and their contributions to Canada. It is also an opportunity to understand some of the challenges facing racialized people of Asian descent in Canada. History of racial discrimination Since the 1800s, immigrants of Asian descent faced racism and discrimination in the forms of restrictive immigration laws, the denial of their right to vote, segregation and other basic human rights abuses.
April 30, 2018
March 21, 2018
In 1966, the United Nations proclaimed March 21 as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year, PSAC calls on the Liberal government to address the systemic causes of racism and racial discrimination.
February 1, 2018
PSAC joins all those celebrating Black History Month by acknowledging the contributions of Black Canadians across the country and throughout our history.
March 17, 2016
In 1966, the United Nations proclaimed March 21st as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
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