Promoting Multiculturalism and Eliminating Racism in British Columbia
Organizing Against Racism and Hate

The Organizing Against Racism and Hate (OARH) program helps smaller communities to better address incidents of racism and hate crime.

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Apology Consultations

In May, 2014 a formal apology was delivered on behalf of all members of the B.C. legislative assembly to Chinese Canadians for historical wrongs committed by past provincial governments.

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Resources and Campaigns

A variety of resources and campaigns have been created by government and various organizations through funding from EmbraceBC. They are available to provide users with information and tools to help promote multiculturalism and eliminate racism in British Columbia.

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News

Black History Month celebrates B.C.'s culture of diversity
February 6, 2015   

In 1858, 800 black pioneers escaping racial persecution in San Francisco came to British Columbia in search of work and a safe place to raise their families. Now, more than 33,200 British Columbians trace their ancestry from Africa, contributing to B.C.’s culture of diversity. February has been proclaimed Black History Month by the B.C. government in recognition of the important contributions these pioneers made to the development of our province.

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