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.
This year's theme, Recognition, Resilience, and Resolve, “embodies the myriad of feelings that people of Asian descent have experienced in Canada and honours their diverse contributions and stories that are rooted in resilience and perseverance.” It is also a call to action for all Canadians to...CONTINUE READING.