You are cordially invited to attend the Canadian Race Relations Foundation's (CRRF) biannual National Symposium and 2010 Award of Excellence, which will take place on May 17-19 in Montreal.
Unlearning and Addressing Bias in Society
Attended by Canada's foremost experts in anti-racism and anti-discrimination, this three-day symposium offers a unique opportunity for key policymakers, community groups, researchers and activists to engage in a lively discussion on issues which are hot and high on the national agenda:
♦ Canada's Demographic Shift
♦ Policing and Human Rights
♦ International Qualifications
♦ Racial and Social Profiling
♦ The Color of Poverty
♦ Equity in Education
Before Immigration Canada imposed a visa requirement on the Czech Republic, 85% of Roma refugee claims were accepted. Now that has gone down to almost zero. We speak with Bill Bila in Toronto.
Right-wing and far-right parties made significant gains in Hungary's recent national election. This rise in support has coincided with an increase in violence against Roma people.
Over 100 defy federal government to make donations to the Sudanese-Canadian, whose assets have been frozen.
Project Fly Home last week raised $6,000 in support of Abousfian Abdelrazik, the Sudanese-Canadian man on the United Nations 1267 list.
On Wednesday, April 28 Project Fly Home held a "sanctions-busting' telethon in support of Abousfian Abdelrazik, the Sudanese-Canadian man on the United Nations 1267 list.
I won't try to add to what Jill says right away as she seems to cover it and I am still shocked by the original content. But I did want to share it here.
An anti-immigrant bill was signed into law this week. Arizona Senate Bill 1070 empowers state and local law enforcement to stop, question and arrest whoever they suspect may not be in state legally.
Today, April 28, the anniversary of Abousfian Abdelrazik's entry into the Canadian embassy, Project Fly Home is hosting a 'Sanctions-busting Telethon.'
Community and labour groups mobilize against the meeting of G8 development ministers in Halifax.