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IMSS Gets Anti-Racism Funding

Sunday, January 24, 2016 @ 3:50 AM

Prince George, B.C. – The Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society (IMSS) of Prince George has received a $20,000 anti-racism grant from the provincial government.

The money will go towards developing a local anti-racism education campaign.

Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris and Prince George-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond join IMSS executive director Baljit Sethi to announce funding for an anti-racism initiative - photo courtesy provincial government

PG-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris and PG-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond join IMSS executive director Baljit Sethi for funding announcement – photo courtesy provincial government

The funding is a province-wide initiative with 14 communities sharing in nearly $263,000 in the latest round of anti-racism funding.

Prince George-Valemount Liberal MLA Shirley Bond says the money helps foster an inclusive community.

“Racism is unacceptable and these funds will be used by IMSS to support a variety of anti-racism initiatives.”

IMSS executive director Baljit Sethi welcomed the announcement and says similar campaigns in the past have made a big difference in the community.

“IMSS and its partners have successfully launched several anti-racism initiatives that have impacted the community by raising awareness and conveying the importance of cultural diversity and ethnic inclusivity.”


I don’t believe that racism is acceptable either, but do we really need to spend tax payer’s $$ on something like this?
How in the world can the government gauge the effectiveness of this money spend, at the end of the day?
Just saying——-

Does this mean we have to stop burning crosses on our front yards?

As the Urban Dictionary definition of racist puts it “if you are a white man, this is what you are”

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