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Jul 29, 2021, 11:28 ET #BlockHate campaign highlights the perils of inaction on online hate speech as politicians debate hate speech legislation in Ottawa
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation and YWCA Canada launch an awareness campaign on the danger of ignoring the spread of online hate speech on social media platforms. MONTREAL, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and YWCA Canada have their #BlockHate campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the pitfalls of ignoring hate speech and racism perpetrated online....
Jul 29, 2021, 09:30 ET Scotiabank stepping up fight to end human trafficking with new funding for innovative programs
Donations will support critical information sharing, takedown of child sexual abuse material TORONTO, July 29, 2021 /CNW/ - Ahead of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, Scotiabank is...
Jul 27, 2021, 10:16 ET Longest running festival in North America hosting virtual experience to commemorate Emancipation Day
OWEN SOUND, ON, July 27, 2021 /CNW/ - The 159th Owen Sound Emancipation Festival will launch a video at noon on Sunday, August 1. This is the first Emancipation Day celebration since Bill M-36 was...
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15:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Lametti to Make a Funding Announcement Regarding Alberta Sexual Assault Services
15:25 ET Minister Hussen to make an announcement in Toronto concerning the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative
14:26 ET Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Shuswap Nation Kamloops a priority for the Government of Canada
13:00 ET Canada and British Columbia support upgrades to two health care centres in the communities of Lil'wat Nation and N'Quatqua Nation
12:15 ET Minister Vandal announces the inclusion of five communities in the Northwest Territories to the Nutrition North Canada retail subsidy program
12:00 ET Building a More Inclusive Canada: The Government of Canada Announces Funding for Anti-Racism Projects Across the Country
11:52 ET Media Advisory - Minister Guilbeault to Announce Funding for Youth Employment in the Heritage, Arts and Cultural Sectors
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Feb 08, 2021, 06:00 ET Amazon Prime Video Commits $1.3 Million To Support the BIPOC Canadian TV and Film Production Community
Prime Video donates to the Indigenous Screen Office's Solidarity Fund to provide funding to BIPOC creators during the COVID-19 pandemic Pitch program for scripted and unscripted projects launches...
Feb 08, 2021, 09:00 ET A pandemic shouldn't hold young people back: RBC Upskill, now powered by AI, helps young people explore in-demand careers and build skills for the future
Jan 25, 2021, 10:03 ET The Alzheimer Society Launches The Quest: A Fun, Online Fundraising Challenge for the Family!
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