Redefining Black History Month in Canada – Part I

Recently on our social media, we asked the question: What is Black History Month in Canada really about? For most organizations, February is filled with celebrations of Black changemakers, culture, and achievements. Rarely—if ever—do organizations spend February examining their treatment of Black staff and service users or addressing anti-Black racism within their policies and practices.

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Confronting Anti-Indigenous Racism and Colonialism in Canada – Part III

Over the last two posts in our confronting anti-Indigenous racism and colonialism in Canada, we’ve explored the historical and contemporary impacts of colonialism on Indigenous Peoples, from contact to the present day and across a number of societal systems.  So far, we have examined these impacts on Indigenous communities as a whole. However, some demographic…

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The Language of Equity

We have heard a great deal about equity over the last few decades, but the results show that far too little is being done. It is easy then, to assume that words do little for equitable outcomes. In the sense that empty promises and declaration do not produce change, this is true. But when it…

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