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We envision a world where diversity is valued and everyone is included.


In Conversation “British Columbia: An Untold History” Screening + Panel Dialogue

Our third “In Conversation” in 2021 features the premiere of “British Columbia: An Untold History” followed by a panel discussion. In observance of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, a special community screening of “British Columbia: An Untold History…”

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In Conversation Racist Property

“Our second “In Conversation” for 2021 will be a panel discussion on racist and restrictive property covenants featuring students from Vancouver Island University’s Masters of Community Planning Department: Skye Bell, Laura Clark, Annie Girdler, Julia Tippet…

In Conversation with Byron Cruz on Migrant Workers' Rights

Migrant workers often work in jobs that are characterized by low wages and in conditions that are both dangerous and difficult. During the pandemic, they are…

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Us & Them

Us and Them: Diversity, Division, and a World of Difference is a five-part series featuring talks presented in South Africa, Israel, India, Germany and Canada — all countries dealing with the realities of a diverse population…

Milton K. Wong Multiculturalism Series

“For many years The Laurier has presented an annual or biannual public presentation on multiculturalism. The speaker was selected in collaboration with CBC Radio IDEAS and a university partner…

Us & Them

Laurier Directory of Organizations

“Supported by a Canadian Heritage grant, a graduate student researcher at Simon Fraser University developed a searchable inventory of organizations to serve as a resource for community organizations, policymakers and individuals…

The Laurier Institution gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Government of Canada for our 30th Anniversary capacity-building initiatives, including this new website.

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