Report of the Minister of National Defence’s Advisory Panel on Systemic Racism and Discrimination

Media advisory

April 22, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to a virtual event regarding the release of the Minister of National Defence’s Advisory Panel final report on Systemic Racism and Discrimination.

Minister Anita Anand, together with members of the Advisory Panel, will discuss the contents of the report on how the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) can eliminate systemic barriers and discriminatory behaviours to enable inclusivity. The work of the Advisory Panel has focused on Anti-Indigenous and Anti-Black Racism, LGBTQ2+ Prejudice, Gender Bias and White Supremacy.

The live event, where the Chief of the Defence Staff General Wayne Eyre, and Deputy Minister Mr. Bill Matthews will also be present, will be followed by a media availability with all participants.

Date: Monday, April 25, 2022

Time: from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EDT 

Link to livestream:


Interested media must register for this event by contacting the Media Relations Office no later than 09:00 a.m. EDT on April 25. Call-in details will be provided upon registration.

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Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-904-3333

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