Be Part of the National Action Plan on Combatting Hate
Current status: Closed
Questionnaire closes May 8, 2022
About these consultations
In Canada, diversity is a fact, but inclusion is a choice. We know that hatred targeting people based on their race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other personal characteristic, is destructive.
The Government of Canada is taking necessary actions to address the troubling rise of hate crimes and hate groups, not just because of the devastating consequences they have on the victims and their families, but also because they can divide communities and increase insecurity nationwide.
That’s why, the government is launching consultations for the first ever National Action Plan on Combatting Hate. We want to ensure that people across Canada, particularly those with lived experience of hate, have their say in defining how this action plan will deliver tangible change.
How to participate
You are invited to complete the online questionnaire by May 8, 2022.
Participation is voluntary and confidential.
Who should participate?
Every person in Canada is encouraged to participate. This questionnaire will recognize the voices of those with lived experiences. Including First Nations, Inuit, Métis, Black, Asian, Latinx, Arab, Muslim, Jewish, and racialized and faith-based communities, alongside newcomers, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ persons.
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Virtual roundtable discussions
Alongside the national questionnaire, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen will be hosting a series of roundtable discussions. These roundtables will bring together diverse communities, alongside other community leaders, academics, and activists.
These roundtables will be closed to media, ensuring participants have a private and safe space to reflect on and share their own personal experiences as well as their recommendations.
Office of the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion
Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat
Department of Canadian Heritage
15 Eddy St
Gatineau QC K1A 0M5
- 1-888-997-3123 (toll free)
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