Premier Kathleen Wynne announced on February 16th that Ontario will establish an Anti-Racism Directorate to address racism in all its forms -- including individual, systemic and cultural.
Michael Coteau will oversee the Anti-Racism Directorate as Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism and continue as Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
The Directorate will work with key partners such as business, community organizations, educational institutions and the Ontario Human Rights Commission. The Directorate will aim to:
The Anti-Racism Directorate is part of the government's commitment to fight discrimination and ensure that everyone in Ontario has the opportunity to fulfill their potential and participate equally in society.
“All Ontarians have the right to succeed regardless of their race, culture or religion. I’m proud that our government is leading the fight against racial discrimination and inequality in all its forms, through the establishment of the anti-racism directorate.” - MPP Mitzie Hunter, Scarborough-Guildwood
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