Application Guidelines — Community Support for Black Canadian Youth

Application Guidelines — Community Support for Black Canadian Youth

On this page: Objectives and expected results for the Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program Objectives and expected results…

Canada’s Armed Forces, struggling to hit diversity goals, turns to new digital recruiting tools [VIDEO]

Canada’s Armed Forces, struggling to hit diversity goals, turns to new digital recruiting tools [VIDEO]

Canada’s armed forces are struggling to hit their own employment equity targets. Data obtained by Global News shows that efforts…

Government of Canada Announces New Funding for Black Canadian Youth

Government of Canada Announces New Funding for Black Canadian Youth

From: Canadian Heritage News release OTTAWA, June 29, 2018 Canada’s diversity is a source of strength and an important factor in…

Hundreds of Canadian children held in immigration detention, report shows

Hundreds of Canadian children held in immigration detention, report shows

The Canada Border Services Agency holds people who are considered a flight risk or a danger to the public, and…

‘What if we rattle his f—n’ cages?’ Government officials overheard discussing how to cross-examine mentally ill detainee

‘What if we rattle his f—n’ cages?’ Government officials overheard discussing how to cross-examine mentally ill detainee

The conduct of two bureaucrats working for Canada’s border police is under investigation after they were overheard strategizing about how…

Canadian freed after 11 years in an Ethiopian jail calls for inquiry into Ottawa’s response

Canadian freed after 11 years in an Ethiopian jail calls for inquiry into Ottawa’s response

Source: ALEX BALLINGALL – Toronto Star (Ottawa Bureau) – Tues., May 22, 2018 OTTAWA—A Canadian man who was jailed in Ethiopia…

Senator says tour of N.S., N.B. prisons revealed hopelessness, despair

Senator says tour of N.S., N.B. prisons revealed hopelessness, despair

Wanda Thomas Bernard says committee studying rights of prisoners across Canada Source: Moira Donovan · CBC News · Posted: May 17, 2018 2:22 PM AT…

2 former Forces members say racism forced them out of the military

2 former Forces members say racism forced them out of the military

Wallace Fowler and Rubin Coward say they encountered racism at bases throughout Canada Wallace Fowler never saw active combat in…

Judge urges courts to consider racism against black Canadians when sentencing

Judge urges courts to consider racism against black Canadians when sentencing

Source: The Globe and Mail SEAN FINEJUSTICE WRITER UPDATED APRIL 23, 2018 Black Canadians who are convicted of crimes should…

Federal government to launch Canada-wide consultations on systemic racism

Federal government to launch Canada-wide consultations on systemic racism

SOURCE: DANIEL LEBLANC, PARLIAMENTARY REPORTER – OTTAWA PUBLISHED MARCH 21, 2018, UPDATED MARCH 21, 2018 Ottawa is set to launch pan-Canadian consultations on…

‘They don’t know they’re victims’: She was trafficked at 17, but didn’t recognize the signs

‘They don’t know they’re victims’: She was trafficked at 17, but didn’t recognize the signs

Source : CBC Radio · March 21 Two years into their relationship, Jade Brooks’s boyfriend gave her an ultimatum: break up or…

CeaseFire Halifax to receive provincial funds but future still uncertain

CeaseFire Halifax to receive provincial funds but future still uncertain

Program manager says organization has been promised roughly $125,000 from Department of Justice SOURCE: CBC News · Posted: Mar 21, 2018 2:06…

Deportation hearing of former Somali child-refugee delayed until after federal hearing in May

Deportation hearing of former Somali child-refugee delayed until after federal hearing in May

By Alexander Quon Online Producer/Reporter  Global News – March 21, 2018 2:49 pm The deportation hearing of a former Somali child-refugee has been adjourned…

Budget funding for black communities shows government is ‘listening’, says Liberal MP

Budget funding for black communities shows government is ‘listening’, says Liberal MP

Announcement led to Twitter debate between Ahmed Hussen and Maxime Bernier over ‘racialized’ funding The 2018 federal budget may have…