OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 19, 2010) – Today, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced two new appointments to the Canadian Race Relations Foundation’s (CRRF) Board of Directors.
Kenny Blacksmith and Hakim Feerasta were both appointed for three-year, part-time terms. The CRRF is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of a Chair and up to 11 other directors appointed by the Governor in Council (Cabinet).
“The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is committed to building a national framework for the fight against racism in Canadian society,” said Minister Kenney. “The Government of Canada seeks to fill the Board with qualified individuals who can provide dedicated expert advice to manage the Foundation.”