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Posted on: December 23, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

COVID-19 Update from the Federal Government – Dec 2021

From the Office of the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development: Today we announced the federal government’s intention to temporarily expand eligibility for key support programs to ensure Canadians are protected and workers and businesses get the help they need to sustain them through new and necessary public health restrictions. Using regulatory authority provided in Bill C-2, the government intends to introduce new regulations that…

Posted on: November 30, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Canadian Race Relations Foundation will be releasing a new poll, Racial Justice Priorities for Canada’s 44th Parliament

CRRF conducted a national sample poll (2000n) asking Canadians about their priorities for what they would like to see for policy and legislative change. The poll asked questions in six subject areas: online and offline hate, policing and justice, employment equity, reconciliation, environmental racism, and inclusive arts and culture. The study shows broad support among all Canadians for our work, and very little differences between racialized and non-racialized respondents. For…

Posted on: October 1, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Statement on the use of ACCT Foundation’s name on social media platforms

It has come to our attention that our name, ACCT Foundation, has been inappropriately used, mentioned and/or referenced on various social media platforms. In one case, a group on WeChat was created with “ACCT” in the group name without our knowledge and permission. ACCT Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that is non-partisan and we do not engage in ANY political activities. Our mission is to empower Chinese-Canadians to participate, engage and…

Posted on: September 30, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

PRESS RELEASE: ACCT joins with the Nation to mark the first National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Click to download the press release in PDF format. Act2endracism & ACCT Action Chinese Canadians Together joins with the Nation to mark the first National Truth and Reconciliation Day as Canadians grieve the discoveries of unmarked graves at former residential graves sites. Calgary, AB-Parliament created National Truth and Reconciliation Day by giving it Royal Assent earlier in June on this day formerly known as Orange Shirt Day. This is call…

Posted on: June 24, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

STATEMENT: We stand with our Indigenous sisters and brothers as they grieve yet another atrocity.

STATEMENT We are saddened and stand with our Indigenous sisters and brothers as they grieve yet another atrocity. 751 unmarked graves of lives gone without a proper and respectful burial. And we are left to ask – how can this happen? Children stolen from their families suffered unspeakable atrocities right until the bitter end. The grim discovery of 751 unmarked graves near the former Marieval Residential School in Saskatchewan opens…

Posted on: May 9, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

FOCUS GROUP PARTICIPANTS NEEDED!

FOCUS GROUP PARTICIPANTS NEEDED! For a Research on the Experience of Asian Canadians with Racism and their Reporting of Racist Incidents Purpose of the Study In this study, we would like to understand how Asian Canadians have encountered racism in daily life and whether they have taken steps to report the racist incidents to the relevant authorities. Learning from this research will inform the development of policies and services to…