What is this engagement about?
B.C. is introducing a key mandate initiative to tackle systemic racism, hate and discrimination, and to make the province more equitable, inclusive and welcoming for everyone, regardless of race, skin colour or faith with an anti-racism data legislation to modernize sectors such as policing, health care and education.
Overview of anti-racism initiatives
Premier John Horgan has mandated Rachna Singh, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives to address discrimination and make B.C. a more equitable, inclusive, and welcoming province for everyone by working with B.C.’s new Human Rights Commissioner, Indigenous leadership and stakeholders to introduce legislation that will help reduce systemic discrimination and pave the way for anti-racism data legislation essential to modernizing sectors like policing, health care and education.
Anti-racism data legislation
Anti-racism data collection is about better identifying where gaps and barriers exist, so we can provide better services for communities.
Engagement open until January 31, 2022.
International Decade for People of African Descent (IDPAD)
The Government of British Columbia is committed to fighting anti-Black racism and proclaiming the International Decade for the People of African Descent. The proclamation must come with tangible solutions for the community. Learn more about IDPAD and how you can get involved.