One country’s example of promoting inclusion, justice, and respect for diversity
On the eve of Black History Month, 30 January 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canada’s official endorsement of the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024). Trudeau was the first Head of State to voice publically his support for the Decade.
A group of friends of African descent taking the subway. © Mohamed BadarneThe country’s 2018 federal budget also reflects an important milestone in implementing the Decade in Canada – a CAD 214 million investment was earmarked for initiatives designed to remove racial barriers, promote gender equality, combat homo- and trans-phobia and enhance the quality of life of Black Canadians.
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