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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: October 19, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Aspire to Act Civic Leadership Training – Register Now!

ACCT Leadership Institute Aspire to Act Civic Leadership Training Help write the next chapter in Canadian civic leadership. FridayJan 14, 20224pm – 7pm MT SaturdaysJan 15, 22, 29, 2022Feb 5, 12, 19, 20228:30am – 3:30pm MT Via Zoom Conference Apply by Jan 7, 2022 Partake in critical reflection on race, culture and identity in this highly experiential leadership program. You’ll leave with valuable knowledge and tools to help dismantle the…

Posted on: October 17, 2021 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Intensive Public Appointments Workshop – Register Now!

ACCT Leadership Institute Intensive Public Appointments Workshop Are you ready to take on civic leadership roles? Canadian institutions need your leadership. March 4-6, 2022 Via Zoom Conference Download the Brochure About the Workshop The ACCT Intensive Public Appointments Workshop is a two-and-a-half day program. We will review public appointments and other opportunities, as well as how to pursue them at the various levels. Participants will hear firsthand experiences from people…

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…

Against Racism
Posted on: April 14, 2020 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

COVID-19 新冠肺炎 · VOICE OUT YOUR RACISM EXPERIENCE ·種族歧視個案收集 ·种族歧视个案收集

ACCT Foundation will launch an anti-racism Action Center to collect and track incidents of racism and stigma, to help Canadian Chinese to voice against racism, stigma and discrimination. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those from Asian backgrounds, are reporting increasing experiences of racism and xenophobia. The pandemic has also magnified systemic racism across the country. The ACCT Foundation Action Center allow individuals who have been impacted by any racist or…