Ottawa: Diversity minister Ahmed Hussain has ordered the government to cut down funding to the anti-racism initiative. This has been done in the wake of over “reprehensible and vile” tweets made by a senior consultant associated with the project.
Hussain announced that the initiative, which was being run by the Community Media Advocacy Centre, has been suspended.
The initiative run by Community Media Advocacy Centre – which received more than $133,000 from the Heritage Department.
“There is no place for any kind of discrimination in our country. He said that the comments made by Meroff about the Jews cannot be ignored. Therefore, we have sent a notice to the Community Media Advocacy Centre (CMAC) stating that their funds have been withheld and their project has been suspended.