Every Child Matters

We are all horrified and deeply saddened by the recent discovery of the 215 Indigenous children who were found buried together in Kamloops, British Columbia. Our deepest condolences go to their families and to all Indigenous communities.

George Floyd, A Year Later: Calling for continued action to address systemic anti-Black racism

A year ago today, George Floyd, a Black American, was brutally murdered at the hand of a Minnesota police officer who used excessive and disproportionate force causing his death. The tragedy sent a shock wave across the world and left an indelible mark on race-relations, propelling discussions, and actions to deal with anti-Black racism, discrimination, and inequities.

Asian Heritage Month 2021: Recognition, Resilience, and Resolve

According to the 2016 Canadian census, 17.7% of Canadians identify as having Asian roots, and May is dedicated to celebrating them. As we continue to embrace our rich diversity, Asian Heritage Month creates an opportunity to bring attention to the accomplishments of Canadians of Asian descent, and to highlight their contributions to Canada.

Federal Budget 2021: Some Wins for CAPE Members

National childcare program – a historic investment The government’s announcement is a huge win for families and working parents – especially women who bear the brunt of lack of…

National Volunteer Week 2021

It is that time of the year when I would like to invite you to join me in celebrating and expressing gratitude to all our volunteers across the country.

Building a fairer and healthier workplace post-pandemic

If the COVID-19 crisis has brought to light some of the inadequacies of our healthcare system, it has also revealed how little prepared our public institutions were to deal with a nation-wide health crisis of this scale.