Media Alert – Release of Groundbreaking Study on Race Relations in Canada

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Media Alert – Release of Groundbreaking Study on Race Relations in Canada

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019233 Views

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2019 – As high-profile incidents of past and present racist behavior among well-known Canadians continue to make news, on December 10, 2019, The Environics Institute for Survey Research in partnership with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation will release the results of a groundbreaking new study on race relations in Canada.

This survey – the first of its kind in Canada – is national in scope and includes significant representation of each of the country’s largest racial groups (Chinese, Black, South Asian, and Indigenous Peoples) to reflect the perspectives and experiences of racialized and non-racialized Canadians.

The event will feature a presentation of the survey results, followed by a distinguished panel who will comment on the significance and implications of the research.


10 December 2019


YMCA Auditorium – 20 Grosvenor Street, Toronto

Key Speakers:

Lillian Ma, Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Dr. Keith Neuman, The Environics Institute

Akaash Maharaj, Mosaic Institute

Jeffrey Reitz, University of Toronto

Marva Wisdom, Wisdom Consulting  

Michael Adams, The Environics Institute

Moderated by: Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Feminist City Builder and Human Rights Advocate


8:30 – 9:00:

Registration and light breakfast

9:00 – 9:15:  

Welcome and Introduction to the study

9:15 – 9:35:

Study overview

9:35 – 10:30:  

Panel discussion

10:30 – 10:50:

Q & A

10:50 – 11:00:

Closing remarks (Michael Adams, Environics Institute)

Spokesperson availability will be provided following the event or by appointment.

If you cannot attend in person, please click here for live stream link, which will be available for viewing at 9am EST.

For further information: To RSVP, contact Bunmi Adeoye, Proof Inc., 416-969-2750, [email protected]


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