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Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination (CCMARD)

Join the Coalition

When municipalities become members of CCMARD, they commit to investing time and resources to create more welcoming and inclusive communities as part of a network of cities seeking to improve policies against racism, discrimination, exclusion and intolerance.

Cities joining CCMARD enjoy many benefits, including:

  • access to a network of municipalities from different areas in Canada and around the world
  • the opportunity to share experiences
  • access to resources to help eliminate racism and other forms of discrimination
Employees of the City of Varennes celebrate diversity.
Employees of the City of Varennes celebrate diversity. Photo: City of Varennes

6 simple steps to joining CCMARD

  • Prepare your case
  • Obtain support (including from your city/municipal council)
  • Adopt a resolution to join CCMARD
  • Sign the Declaration
  • Inform the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
  • Announce your involvement to your local partners and residents

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