City proposes strengthened harassment definitions in Public Places Bylaw
Edmonton

City proposes strengthened harassment definitions in Public Places Bylaw

News ReleaseCity proposes strengthened harassment definitions in Public Places Bylaw The City of Edmonton is recommending changes to the Public Places Bylaw to strengthen the definition of what constitutes harassment.  In April, City Council directed administration to work with the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee to review and recommend amendments to the anti-bullying sections in the City’s … Continue reading

City releases joint plan to address racism and make Edmonton safer for all
Edmonton

City releases joint plan to address racism and make Edmonton safer for all

News ReleaseCity releases joint plan to address racism and make Edmonton safer for all The City of Edmonton, Edmonton Police Service and Edmonton Police Commission have developed a joint work plan to enhance community safety, well-being, inclusion and anti-racism in Edmonton. Following public hearings on anti-racism, recommendations from the Community Safety and Well-being Task Force, … Continue reading

Alberta

Anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting: Minister Aheer

News Release Anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting: Minister Aheer Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, issued the following statement on the fourth anniversary of the shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City: “On this day in 2017, Canada was stunned by the shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre … Continue reading

Filipino business leader appointed to Alberta Anti-Racism Advisory Council
Alberta

Filipino business leader appointed to Alberta Anti-Racism Advisory Council

Philippine Business Society of Alberta’s first president Celso Andrade was appointed to the nine-member Alberta Anti-Racism Advisory Council. Andrade, president of Edmonton-based Sunfreight Cargo, has been an active leader and volunteer in the Filipino community for many years. After leading the PBSA, he was succeeded by Bayani Alcantara. Andrade now serves as adviser. In a … Continue reading

Meet Alberta’s first Anti-Racism Advisory Council; Pinay serves as co-chair
Alberta

Meet Alberta’s first Anti-Racism Advisory Council; Pinay serves as co-chair

News Release Meet Alberta’s first Anti-Racism Advisory Council Alberta’s first council dedicated to combating racism will bring expertise and experience to assist in government’s commitment to end racism. Minister David Eggen and members of the new Alberta Anti-Racism Advisory Council at their first meeting. The council includes 24 members plus Education Minister David Eggen, who … Continue reading