Help dismantle systemic discrimination

Myth or fact?

There is no systemic discrimination in Canada.
  • Myth
  • Fact

We all take part in systems that create disadvantages for some while advantaging others. This is called systemic discrimination. You can play a part in helping to level the playing field. Learn how.

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This page describes experiences of discrimination. It may bring up difficult or traumatic memories or feelings. 

What you should know

What systemic discrimination looks like

Be part of the solution

Reviewed for cultural sensitivity by

Kinwa Bluesky, Indigenous legal advocate

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in June 2023
  • Time to read: 12 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Sania Chaudhry, Forte Workplace Law and Debra Febril, Community Legal Assistance Society

Sania Chaudhry
Debra Febril

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