Anti-Asian Racism Educational Resources

Given the recent rise in hate crimes being committed against people of Asian decent, and the month of May being Asian Heritage Month in Canada, our office have compiled a broad list of resources for our community.


History of Anti Asian Racism in Canada:

  • Here you can find a timeline of anti-Asian racism in Canada from the late 1800s to mid 1900s
  • Here you can find a brief history of Canada’s perpetuation of anti-Asian hate


Articles on Racism and Covid 19: 



  • Zero Tolerance is a film about racial prejudice in Montreal's Police 
  • Western Eyes is a documentary about beauty stereotypes in North America and how they affect Asian-Americans sense of inclusion in society
  • Xiaobei Chen, professor of sociology at Carleton University, discussing the attack in Atlanta here


Causes To Support: 

  • Butterfly is an organization that provides support to, and advocates for, the rights of Asian and migrant sex workers
  • Fight Against Covid Racism Is a website that allows individuals to share their experiences of racism, in order to track and record instances of Anti-Asian racism during COVID-19
  • The CSALC is a legal clinic whose mission is to help low-income and non-English speaking people from Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian communities   


Supports in Ottawa:


The Government of Canada's list of Anti-Asian Racism Resources can be found here

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