FBC calls for the equal treatment of all people affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

FBC calls for the equal treatment of all people affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

March 12, 2022

FBC calls for the equal treatment of all people affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Barriers to Employment

Barriers to Employment

February 9, 2022

Hi FBC fam! To kick off Black History Month FBC is hosting events around employment in the Barriers to Employment in the Federally Regulated Finance Sector. Come join us as […]

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The Pursuit of Equity in the Finance Sector

The Pursuit of Equity in the Finance Sector

February 6, 2022

In The Pursuit of Equity in the Finance Sector event, we share with our audience and employers a summary of the stories, challenges, opportunities, tools, and best practices we have developed for creating more opportunities for employees and improving work environments.

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Real Talk: Employment, Barriers & Finance

Real Talk: Employment, Barriers & Finance

February 6, 2022

Real Talk: Employment, Barriers, & Finance provides a focused discussion and look at the Finance Sector. This closed session features business leaders and staff with input on hiring/policy review/ D&I, a facilitated Round Table Discussion with FBC and RBC as the lead, and a fireside chat with RBC and 1-3 reps.

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Employment in the 21st Century

Employment in the 21st Century

February 6, 2022

The Employment in the 21st Century event aims to invite HR Professionals from various sectors who can provide youth and young people tips about job employment, preparation and work opportunities.

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Workplace Opportunities – Barriers to Employment

Workplace Opportunities – Barriers to Employment

February 6, 2022

The Federation of Black Canadians (FBC) is partnering with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to increase the representation of members of the Black community in all levels of employment […]

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Black Pulse

Black Pulse

February 6, 2022

The Black Pulse project will work to promote diversity and inclusion and counter online hate by developing and implementing: A national digital engagement campaign Digital and educational tools to promote […]

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Join our Provincial Hubs

Join our Provincial Hubs

February 1, 2022

Provincial Hubs allow FBC members to connect within their own province, with the support and resources of the FBC and have a direct line to FBC national initiatives.

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Youth Council Focus Groups

Youth Council Focus Groups

January 24, 2022

Welcome to the FBC Youth Council focus groups where we will be discussing the barriers to employment every Thursday during February 2022! Join the Youth Council members for these PAID virtual meetings. Spots are LIMITED – Those who attend will receive a $25 gift card for their time.

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Black Experience: Roundtable Discussion with Religious Groups on Covid-19

Black Experience: Roundtable Discussion with Religious Groups on Covid-19

January 11, 2022

Engage with religious groups as they share their views on the vaccine & hesitancy.

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Community Vaccine Pledge

Community Vaccine Pledge

November 29, 2021

Evidence from Statistics Canada shows that Black Canadians are the population most affected by the Health consequences of COVID 19, including mortality.

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Black Class Action Event

Black Class Action Event

November 13, 2021

Let’s talk about the Black Class Action Lawsuit and their effort to engage the government on the systemic issues and barriers Black Canadians face in the public service and their […]

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Youth council December 2020

Youth council December 2020

October 30, 2021

The Youth Council is actively recruiting for our executive team. We currently have members from Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia.

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Anti-Racism Program Funding: A National Youth-Led Campaign

Anti-Racism Program Funding: A National Youth-Led Campaign

October 30, 2021

In our Last issue in December we shared that we were one of 85 organizations across Canada to receive Federal support through the “Anti Racism Action Program Funding” Toward building a more inclusive Canada. To Learn more about the funding click here.

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Lush Cosmetics Foundation Supports FBC’s Hubs and Justice Reform Work

Lush Cosmetics Foundation Supports FBC’s Hubs and Justice Reform Work

October 30, 2021

Police relations is a huge topic within the Black community and across Canada we know that different communities experience policing differently.

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Stats Canada – A Labour Market Snapshot of Black Canadians during the Pandemic

Stats Canada – A Labour Market Snapshot of Black Canadians during the Pandemic

October 30, 2021

To mark Black History Month, Statistics Canada looked at how 1 million Black Canadians aged 15 to 69 fared in the labour market during one of the most disruptive times in our economic history.

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Research and Internal Development – UofT Partnership & SBCCI Funding

Research and Internal Development – UofT Partnership & SBCCI Funding

October 30, 2021

We are pleased to share that the Federation of Black Canadians has been able to enter into an agreement with several divisions of the University of Toronto to conduct […]

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Volunteer Opportunities: Youth Council Executive Team

Volunteer Opportunities: Youth Council Executive Team

October 30, 2021

The FBC youth council is recruiting members to its executive council. Individuals from Western, Eastern, and Northern Canada are encouraged to apply.

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FBC Partners with the PGI on Policing Literature Review Report

FBC Partners with the PGI on Policing Literature Review Report

October 30, 2021

Addressing anti-Black racism and initiating criminal justice reform are two important pillars for the Federation of Black Canadians. Given the history of the police brutality that Black communities have experienced as well as public calls to defund the police, we conducted a survey to hear from our members.

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A CALL TO ACTION: Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Black Canadian Federal Public Service Workers

A CALL TO ACTION: Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Black Canadian Federal Public Service Workers

October 30, 2021

The need to take swift action can hardly be overstated. At present, the only work-related options for Black public service workers is to obtain counseling and therapeutic support through the Health-Canada facilitated federal Employee Assistance Programs (EAP).

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Resiliency Through COVID-19 National Research Project Info & Feedback Meetings

Resiliency Through COVID-19 National Research Project Info & Feedback Meetings

October 30, 2021

Over 40,000 thousand people signed our petition for this project and it’s finally here! FBC and the University of Toronto are moving forward with a national race-based data collection project. It is a community-based project so we want to get your input on the tools and research practices that will be used

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Resiliency Through Covid19: Using Race-Based Data to Create Intervention Through a Health Equity Lens

Resiliency Through Covid19: Using Race-Based Data to Create Intervention Through a Health Equity Lens

October 30, 2021

In the spring and summer of 2020 the Federation of Black Canadians heard loud and clear that our members felt that Covid-19 was an enormous concern within the community.

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Volunteer Opportunity: FBC Board Member

Volunteer Opportunity: FBC Board Member

October 30, 2021

The Federation of Black Canadians is a national advocacy organization that partners with Black communities, organizations, and people in 13 provinces and territories across Canada. Are you in the Prairie or Atlantic region? We want to hear from you!

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FBC Youth Council Talent Show

FBC Youth Council Talent Show

October 30, 2021

We are accepting applications from potential candidates, if you or someone has a talent, we would love to have you!

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Election Town Hall

Election Town Hall

October 30, 2021

Register today, to receive a notification about our election town hall with representatives from various federal parties.

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The Covid-19 Confidence Distribution Campaign

The Covid-19 Confidence Distribution Campaign

October 30, 2021

Our second project, Covid-19 vaccination information engagement campaign is being done to provide our community with access to information, discussions and updates around getting vaccinated.

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Elections Townhall

Elections Townhall

October 29, 2021

The Federation of Black Canadians and Black CAN would like to invite you to participate in a number of our activities that we have introduced in partnership.

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FBC Ontario Team Meets

FBC Ontario Team Meets

October 29, 2021

Since our initial hub launch, the Federation has gone on to connect Black Canadians from across Ontario.

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Black Pulse Elections Survey – What Topics Are Important to you?

Black Pulse Elections Survey – What Topics Are Important to you?

September 1, 2021

The purpose of this survey is to get an idea on what topics, issues, and opportunities the Black community would like Federal Parties to concentrate on during this election.

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FBC Response to the Crisis In Haiti

FBC Response to the Crisis In Haiti

August 30, 2021

The recent killing of President Jovenel Moïse, by a squad of gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday, July 7 2021 at his home in Port-au-Prince, has pushed Haiti into a deeper political crisis. The depth of this crisis may exacerbate the growing hunger crisis, gang violence and COVID-19 outbreak.

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FBC Statement on Haiti Earthquake

FBC Statement on Haiti Earthquake

August 30, 2021

Our brothers, sisters, and folks in Haiti are in need of help after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake claimed the lives of over 1,200 people in recent weeks.

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Every Child Matters – Youth Council Statement Letter

Every Child Matters – Youth Council Statement Letter

July 30, 2021

Youth Council Statement Letter “As we approach what is called “Canada day” here on Turtle Island, we encourage you to move from lament to action through the following action items”

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FBC and Student Researchers Follow Dental Care During the Pandemic

FBC and Student Researchers Follow Dental Care During the Pandemic

January 30, 2021

The FBC supported students from the University of Toronto’s School of Dentistry, Rouzbeh Ostadsharif Memar and Lis Grinfeld to raise awareness about the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on access to dental care for Black Canadians and to propose practical solutions for facilitating equity in access to oral care.

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