Multicultural grants for two Tri-City societies

Two Tri-City groups will split $8,000 for their artistic projects that support multiculturalism and anti-racism in the community.

Two Tri-City groups will split $8,000 for their artistic projects that support multiculturalism and anti-racism in the community.

This week, the provincial government announced $4,000 grants were approved for the Diwali Celebration Society for its Diwali Fest and the Coquitlam Heritage Society for its Autumn Cultural Heritage Exchange.

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Each year, about $300,000 is given to organizations around B.C. through the Multicultural Grant Program — with 76 groups benefitting from the latest round.

The most recent intake comes after the NDP government last November brought in legislative amendments to the Human Rights Code to re-establish a human rights commission.

  

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