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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: 

Posted on: August 20, 2022 Posted by: Moderator Comments: 0

Publications and Resources

The ACCT Foundation works with experts in research and academia to identify and develop resources to support Chinese Canadian leaders in the community. From backgrounders to literature reviews to infographics, these resources are free to use and meant to create more context and awareness of the key issues that ACCT is engaged in. ACCT Publications Canadian and US History Chinatowns/Disappearing Chinatowns Critical Race Theory and Social Analysis Culture, Race, and…

Posted on: May 11, 2022 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

#ProudAsian Social Media Campaign

This year, we would like to leverage #AsianHeritageMonth to launch a campaign that will extend throughout the year, encouraging young Asian Canadians to explore and to reflect on their cultural heritage and identity. Reflect on your heritage, Write your story, and Share with us! Click Here for our Campaign Kit All entries that use the hashtags #proudasian #AHM2022 #AsianHeritageMonth and tag our partner organizations will be entered into a prize…

Posted on: February 22, 2022 Posted by: ACCT Foundation Comments: 0

Connections Cafe

Connections Café ACCT’s Connections Café is a casual get together where we can connect with one another and continue the conversations of underrepresentation of Chinese Canadians in leadership roles. It is also an opportunity for us to discuss other issues that Chinese Canadians are facing these days. Next Connections Café: To Be Announced Connections Café: Entrepreneurs in Action Date: Monday, July 18, 2022 Time: 6 – 7:30 pm MT Via…

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…