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Announcing the 2019 Canada Lecture

 

The 2019 Canada Lecture will take place on March 21, 2019, in Halifax, Nova Scotia at Pier 21. This event will take place as part of the 21st Metropolis Canada Conference, hosted by the Association of Canadian Studies. The 2019 Canada Lecture will feature the inspiring entrepreneur and peacekeeping advocate Tareq Hadhad, founder of Peace by Chocolate.

Tareq Hadhad is telling his story. He was a Syrian refugee, longtime peacekeeping advocate and now living his new life with his entrepreneurial family in Canada’s east coast. Tareq is the founder of Peace by Chocolate, a medical researcher and is passionate about peace and entrepreneurship
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A Collective Impact: the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s interim report on its inquiry into racial profiling and racial discrimination of Black persons by the Toronto Police Service

On December 10, 2018, Human Rights Day, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released A Collective Impact, the OHRC’s interim report on its inquiry into racial profiling and racial discrimination of Black persons by the Toronto Police Service (TPS).  A Collective Impact provides findings relating to Special Investigations Unit (SIU) investigations of TPS use of force resulting in serious injury or death, describes the lived experiences Black communities have shared during the OHRC’s community engagement, and offers a review of legal decisions.

When: March 28, 2019, 1pm EST
Where: Online, via Webex

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The CRRF would like to acknowledge the commemoration of International Women’s Day. This year's theme for International Women’s Day, #InnovateForChange, is a call to action, asking everyone to harness the power of technology to create a more equal world. In Canada, only a third of graduates in STEM are women, a difference that’s magnified in fields such as engineering and computer science. By removing the barriers facing women in STEM, we can unleash new ideas and solutions that will transform our society and strengthen our economy. We must also ensure that the intersectionality of race and gender is not forgotten when speaking about issues surrounding women. Racial discrimination further exacerbates gender discrimination and because of this, we need to speak out regarding the challenges facing all women, and push for greater representation of all women in STEM, and in society.
Stay tuned for further announcements about our March programming
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