Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce brings out its March 20 weekly newsletter
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Toronto/Canadian-Media: Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) brings out its March 20 weekly newsletter.
ICCC Weekly Newsletter 20 March 2021 President’s Views
On 16 March 2021, a series of mass shootings occurred at three different day spas in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Eight people were killed, six of whom were women of Asian descent, and one person was wounded. A suspect, 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long, was taken into custody later that day. There has been a lame attempt at deliberate obfuscation over Long’s motives, and efforts have been made to conceal the blatant racism as the only reason behind this dastardly act.
Less than a week later, on 21 March the world will observe the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid “pass laws” in 1960.
“Youth standing up against racism” is the 2021 theme.
It engages the public through #FightRacism, which aims to foster a global culture of tolerance, equality, and anti-discrimination and calls on each and every one of us to stand up against racial prejudice and intolerant attitudes.
On 17 March, Ontario’s Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs, Cabinet Office’s Anti-Racism Working Group, and the Anti-Racism Directorate organized the first-ever OPS DAY OF UNITY AGAINST RACISM in honor of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The purpose of this annual event is to increase awareness of racism and what it means to be anti-racist as we work to build more understanding among all of us. On its webpage ‘Employer resource hub: workplaces that work for all’ Ontario government has basic but invaluable information about combatting racism in the workplace. Preventing systemic racism in the…