Statement

Countering Foreign Interference Means Criminalizing the Role of Social Media Platforms

Riding on public interest in the public inquiry into foreign interference, Canada is taking much needed steps to modernize its toolkit for countering foreign interference. However, notably missing are any measures to criminalize the role of social media platforms, the entities actually facilitating the spread of disinformation aimed at harming Canadian national interests. Recently, Public …

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Canada Is Moving Towards Major Changes in Our Workplace Equity Laws

Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice (CCNC-SJ) welcomes the federal government’s support to listing Black and LGBTQ people among groups facing systemic workplace barriers under the Employment Equity Act.  CCNC-SJ also urges the federal government to modernize the Employment Equity Act as recommended by the Employment Equity Act Review Task Force. The stated purpose …

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Feminist Organizations Urge Federal Government to Call for Ceasefire

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, We, the undersigned, a coalition of feminist, gender justice, and human rights organizations, come together to add our collective voice, echoing the concerns of Canadians and advocates worldwide. The escalating death toll in the Palestine and Israel region demands immediate attention and action. We implore the Canadian Government to wield its …

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Demanding Unwavering Support for Anti-Racism Work in Ontario

Together with Asian Canadian students, educators, professionals, not-for profit organizations, working groups, and leaders, we are writing to you in support of Black communities in Ontario, allies and other organizations involved in anti-racism, equity and social justice, and everyone who is concerned about the increasing threats to anti-racism education in Ontario, particularly initiatives aimed to …

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