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From frontline health care workers to those in our communities who are speaking out – and calling out – racism in Canada in all its forms, we have many allies.

Our experiences during COVID-19, as Chinese and Asian Canadians, and Indigenous peoples, coincide with the global Black Lives Matter protests against anti-Black racism in law enforcement and other forms of systemic racism, stemming from the aftermath of the murder of Black American George Floyd.

Global solidarity for racial justice and equity for all brings hope to those on the frontlines changing our society to become truly more inclusive.

Share your Canadian experience in the fight against anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic here.

Dr. Theresa Tam

Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam, took to Twitter on January 29, 2020, to help stop the spread of racial discrimination against Chinese and Asian Canadians who had been targeted and blamed for coronavirus, after it was first discovered in Wuhan, China. “I am concerned about the growing number of reports of

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Man behind the masks: Doctor helps procure gear

Dr. Joseph Y. K. Wong, founder of Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice, mobilized volunteers and sponsors for a $2 million campaign to purchase personal protective equipment for frontline health care workers in the Greater Toronto Area. “Countries including the US are turning to global suppliers for PPE, and prices will skyrocket by the

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