A joint statement was published by NL on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Updated: Feb 22
The Ministry of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills of Newfoundland and Labrador published a joint statement on January 27, 2021, commemorating the great injustice of the Holocaust and demonstrating its support for the Jewish community.
The government of Newfoundland and Labrador continues to work towards a province free of all forms of racism and discrimination. The statement urged Canadians living in the province to learn more about this horrific chapter in human history and take action to combat anti-Semitism in all its forms.
Newfoundland and Labrador's Ministerial Committee on Anti-Racism met and heard from Jewish communities in the province. Members of these groups have shared with committee members ways to address and prevent anti-Semitism in the province.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a day to remember the great injustice of the Holocaust and strive to create a society free from racism and discrimination. The organization urges all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to learn more about this awful chapter in history and ensure that the current and future generations of the province are aware and educated about anti-Semitism in all its forms.