Author: ACCT Foundation

Posted on: December 13, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

ACCT is alarmed at the unintended consequences arising from the RCMP investigation of Foreign Interference in Montreal

The Action, Chinese Canadian Together (ACCT) Foundation has written a letter to the Commissioner of the RCMP to raise their concerns of unintended, long-lasting and damaging consequences of an RCMP investigation in allegations of foreign interference inside the Chinese community in Montreal. La fondation de l’Action, chinois canadiens ensemble (ACCE) a écrit une lettre au commissionaire de la GRC pour exprimer sa préoccupation sur les conséquences non-intentionnées, endommageantes et de…

Posted on: November 8, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

WEBINAR: Case for Equitable Access to Mental Health Services for Asian Canadians

We extend a warm welcome to individuals engaged in the mental health and settlement sectors, community service providers, East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities, public entities, and the broader public. Date: November 14, 2023 Time: 9-10:30 am (PST)/10-11:30 am (MT)/12-1:30 pm (EST)/1-2:30 pm (AST) Featured Speakers: Dr. Hieu Ngo: Academic Director at the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, University of Calgary. Dr. Ngo will present ACCT’s recent research findings…

Posted on: August 3, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism In Our Community – ‘What Flowers They Bloom’

Join us for a screening of the award-winning film “What Flowers They Bloom” detailing the surge of anti-Asian racism experienced through the pandemic. An interaction Q&A follows featuring local community leaders, mental health experts, and educators. Come be a part of positive community action. Tickets: Free with registration Edmonton: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/addressing-anti-asian-racism-in-our-communty-edmonton-tickets-670283334497 Calgary: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/addressing-anti-asian-racism-in-our-communty-calgary-tickets-680407235357

Posted on: June 27, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

WATCH: Ceremony Marking 100th Anniversary of Chinese Exclusion Act

On June 23, 2023, Senator Woo, Senator Oh and ACCT held a national remembrance event at the Senate Chamber to commemorate the centennial of the Chinese Exclusion Act. It was a historic event where guests were able to take a moment to reflect on the consequences of the Act. A plaque was also unveiled at the event. If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch it, you can watch it here.

Posted on: March 22, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

ACCT statement on allegations of foreign interference in Canada’s election process

ACCT is deeply concerned by the impact on the Chinese Canadian community by recent widespread allegations of foreign interference in our electoral process. Recognizing the inflammatory aspect to these allegations, especially in an increasingly tense environment resulting in the alarming rise of anti-Asian racism in parts of our society, we ask all our political and civic society leaders to exercise care to not generate fear mongering or to not engage…

Posted on: March 16, 2023 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Press Conference: June 23 National Remembrance Day Event

On March 16, the Honourable Senators Victor Oh and Yuen Pau Woo, in partnership with Action! Chinese Canadians Together, held a press conference to announce a National Remembrance Ceremony in the Senate of Canada Building to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Introduction of the Chinese Exclusion Act – in addition to other commemorative initiatives. You can watch the conference here. The media advisory and backgrounder documents are below: