The Canadian Coalition to Combat Online Hate

The Canadian Coalition to Combat Online Hate was established in Spring 2020. Bringing together a diverse array of communities and organizations concerned about the rise in online hate, the Coalition is urging the Government of Canada to move forward with its plans to introduce policy on online hate.

Open Letter from the Canadian Coalition to Combat Online Hate

Open letter from the Canadian Coalition to Combat Online Hate

We are the Coalition to Combat Online hate. Established in spring 2020, we are a diverse array of communities and organizations who have experienced online vitriol first-hand. We have come together with a purpose: to protect diverse communities – and all Canadians – from online hate.

Please find below a letter (in both English and French) from the Coalition to Combat Online hate to The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P. Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, P.C., M.P. Minister of Canadian Heritage on the issue of online hate.

Veuillez trouver en pièce jointe une lettre (en versions française et anglaise) de la Coalition canadienne pour contrer la haine en ligne à l’honorable David Lametti, C.P., député et Ministre de la Justice et procureur général du Canada et à l’honorable Pablo Rodriguez, C.P., député et Ministre du Patrimoine canadien au sujet de la haine en ligne.



ACAO (African Canadian Association of Ottawa)
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at (Canada)
Anglican Church of Canada/ l’Église anglicane du Canada
Armenian National Committee of Canada/ Comité national arménien du canada.
Baha’i Community of Canada, Office of Public Affairs
Canadian Rabbinic Caucus
Capital Pride  / La Fierté dans la Capitale
Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA)
CICAN (Coopération Integration Canada)
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Federation of Black Canadians
Fruit Loop Society of Alberta
Ghanaian Canadian Association of Ontario
Humura Association
Indian Residential School Survivors Association
M9 Médias (Coopérative Médias communautés immigrantes Francophones)
Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto/ L’Église Communautaire Métropolitaine.
Mosaic Institute/ Institut Mosaïque
Multifaith Action Society of BC
Multi Faith Summit Council BC (MFSCBC)
National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM)/ Conseil national des musulmans canadiens
Native Calgarian
Pink Flamingo
South Asian Bar Association (SABA) Toronto
Stop Racism Alliance
Ukrainian Canadian Congress
VOICES – Calgary’s Coalition of Two-Spirit & Racialized lgbtqia+
Women’s Legal Education & Action Fund (LEAF)
World Sikh Organization/ L’Organisation mondiale des Sikhs du Canada
Worldwide Shift Disturbers