Anti-Black racism is a malicious hatred that must be stopped. We all have a role to play in building a better Canada, free from racism, antisemitism, inequality, and inequity. According to a 2021 Abacus Data survey on Black entrepreneurship in Canada, the vast majority of Black entrepreneurs surveyed said anti-Black racism makes it harder to succeed and that access to capital was the top barrier to success.
Ensuring Black-owned businesses have access to credit and economic investment opportunities and increasing funding to support and strengthen them.
Using the 2018 Independent Street Checks Review as a blueprint for community policing practices and increasing police accountability to strengthen anti-bias training, social and cultural competency programs, and anti-discrimination policies within law enforcement agencies.
Improving publicly available data by mandating improvements to Statistics Canada’s collection and analysis of data based on race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.