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Jan 27, 2019, 10:15 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

"Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed. Never shall I forget the small faces of the children whose bodies I saw...


Dec 06, 2018, 16:05 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates International Human Rights Day

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - On December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The timing was not coincidental. It took place three years...


Nov 22, 2018, 11:00 ET Appointment of New Chairperson and Member - Canadian Race Relations Foundation

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) warmly welcomes Teresa Woo-Paw to the position of Chairperson, following her recently-announced Governor-in-Council...


Nov 16, 2018, 09:07 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Marks the International Day of Tolerance

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - In 1993, the United Nations, acting on an initiative sponsored by UNESCO, moved that 1995 would be proclaimed the Year for Tolerance. In 1996, the UN invited its member ...


Oct 26, 2018, 09:30 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates its 21st Anniversary

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - It is with great pleasure, and with a deep respect for our past, that the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) celebrates the 21st anniversary of its founding. The ...


Sep 28, 2018, 11:45 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates its Awards of Excellence and Community Champion Special Awards at its 10th Biennial Awards of

WINNIPEG, Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Last night, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation celebrated its 10th biennial Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner at the Delta Marriott Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba....


Aug 23, 2018, 09:07 ET The CRRF Joins the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) joins all Canadians in commemorating the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. It...


Jun 14, 2018, 15:35 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Invites You to Celebrate Our Diverse Shared Heritage During Celebrate Canada 2018

TORONTO, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is delighted to participate in Celebrate Canada 2018 and invites all Canadians to join in events that celebrate our...


May 31, 2018, 15:54 ET Celebrating National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

TORONTO, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is proud to join the celebration of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21st), the...


May 09, 2018, 15:52 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation commends promised apology for the MS St. Louis

TORONTO, May 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) commends Prime Minister Trudeau for his announcement that he will stand in the House of Commons to offer a formal apology...


May 01, 2018, 14:19 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates Asian Heritage Month

TORONTO, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - In 2002, following the adoption by the Canadian Senate of a motion proposed by Senator Vivienne Poy, the Government of Canada declared the month of May to be a time to...


Mar 19, 2018, 13:00 ET CRRF Commemorates March 21st, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

TORONTO, March 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The 1960 killing of 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid in Sharpeville, South Africa led to the 1966 UN General Assembly proclamation of March 21...


Mar 08, 2018, 09:06 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation Marks International Women's Day

TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - On March 8th, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation would like to acknowledge the commemoration of International Women's Day. This year, the official Canadian...


Jan 22, 2018, 12:58 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation Marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - On January 27, The Canadian Race Relations Foundation will remember the six million Jewish men, women and children who were murdered by the Nazi regime and its...


Jan 21, 2018, 13:32 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation marks Lincoln Alexander Day

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - On the occasion of Lincoln Alexander Day, Albert Lo, chairperson of the CRRF Board, made the following statement: "We recall with gratitude and appreciation the many...


Nov 17, 2017, 14:00 ET The Canadian Race Relations Foundation welcomes three new Board Members

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board. Following the announcement of the appointments made by the...


Oct 17, 2017, 15:45 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation marks its 20th anniversary

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday October 15 2017, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) celebrated its 20th anniversary. Established as part of the 1988 Redress Agreement between the...


Aug 18, 2017, 18:54 ET What are the important lessons from Charlottesville

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The violent and tragic incidents in Charlottesville, Virginia, are a wake-up call for Canadians. The original demonstration was first organized around a cause likely to ...


Mar 20, 2017, 12:05 ET Canada Lecture on Campus 2017: CRRF convening three universities on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to spark

TORONTO, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is once again bringing together the university community from coast to coast on March 21st to mark the International Day...


Jan 30, 2017, 12:40 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation condemns attack on Quebec City Mosque

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation condemns the terrorist attack on the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec in Quebec City, which left 6 people dead and more than a ...


Jan 27, 2017, 11:39 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation Marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation today marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day to honour the 6 million Jewish men, women and children who were murdered by...


Jan 20, 2017, 15:17 ET CRRF marks Lincoln Alexander Day by launching an interactive video series.

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) announces the launch of an exciting interactive video series "Canadian Conversations" to mark the 3rd annual Lincoln...


Dec 21, 2016, 13:07 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation issues call for papers for Directions journal

TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundations (CRRF) is issuing a call for papers for its academic journal Directions. The upcoming issue will build on key themes that...


Nov 28, 2016, 13:19 ET Canadian Race Relations Foundation hosting Toronto Roundtable with Lieutenant Governor to mark Human Rights Day

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is hosting a Roundtable discussion focusing on countering racism to mark this year's upcoming Human Rights Day. The Roundtable,...


Oct 28, 2016, 13:30 ET CRRF pleased to announce the 2016 Award of Excellence Recipients

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Award of Excellence, presented at the gala dinner as part of the CRRF's biennial...