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Liberals’ Invite-Only Anti-Racism Strategy Consultations Quietly Wrap In Secrecy – HuffPost Canada

The government pledged $45 million to develop a national anti-racism strategy.

OTTAWA — Details about the government’s new anti-racism strategy continue to be shrouded in secrecy after at least $845,000 was spent on 22 closed-door consultations across Canada.

Documents tabled in the House of Commons show all the invitation-only meetings were held between October 2018 and early March in cities including Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Thunder Bay, Calgary, and Vancouver. The last one was held in Iqaluit, Nunavut on March 4.

Attendees were encouraged to share a link to an online questionnaire to those who were interested in participating, but unable to attend the meetings.

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