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Listening

Anti-Black racism is present everywhere, including in Canada. We stand with our friends in the Black community. We are listening. We are hearing. We are learning.

On June 17th we hosted a webinar featuring representatives from the Federation of Black Canadians, which provided another opportunity for us to learn from our neighbours. 

Part 1

Take a moment to listen to Reverend Anthony Bailey, Pastor at Ottawa’s Parkdale United Church, speaking to the Jewish community, reflecting on his experiences.


Part 2

We hear from Rivka Campbell, a member of Toronto’s Jewish community. Listen to Rivka as she shares her experiences as a Black Jewish woman, and offers a powerful message for the Jewish community.


Part 3

Aujourd’hui avons l’honneur d’entendre notre ami et leader de la communauté noire francophone de l’Ontario, Jean-Marie Vianney.

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Today we have the honour of hearing from our friend Jean-Marie Vianney, a leader in the Black-Francophone community in Ottawa.

Part 4

Listen to this direct and powerful message from Martine St-Victor, Founder of Milagro Public Relations Atelier. We hear you, Martine.

Part 5

Today we listen to Cherie Douglas. Cherie is an active member of the Ottawa Jewish community. As a Jew of colour, she works tirelessly to bring the Black and Jewish communities together; to build bridges, strengthen relationships, and work together to fight antisemitism and racism. The floor is yours, Cherie.