Engagement to Inform the Work of the Ministerial Committee on Anti-Racism


Recognizing the systemic and persistent nature of racism, the Ministerial Committee on Anti-Racism is working towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable society that is void of racism and discrimination.

The Ministerial Committee on Anti-Racism has a mandate to learn about and seek solutions to racism in Newfoundland and Labrador and is comprised of the Minister of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills; Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation; Minister of Education; and Minister of Justice and Public Safety.

Get Involved

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is requesting input, as we collectively work together to seek solutions to longstanding and emerging issues related to racism. You may provide your input online by completing the following questionnaire, or by submitting a written submission by email to antiracism@gov.nl.ca or through regular mail to:

Ministerial Committee on Anti-Racism
Immigration, Population Growth and Skills
Confederation Building, West Block, 3rd Floor
PO Box 8700
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4J6

Written submissions will be made public unless the submitter indicates otherwise in their transmittal email or letter to the department.

Online Questionnaire

The questionnaire will be available until February 28, 2022.

It should take you approximately 15 minutes to complete this questionnaire.

If you have any questions related to this questionnaire or require an alternate format, please email antiracism@gov.nl.ca.

Recognizing the individual nature of lived experiences, and potential need for help, if you need to speak with a mental health professional, please call 1-888-737-4668 or (709) 737-4668.

Please note: you must log in or register to complete this questionnaire.

Please click here to view the questionnaire.

How will your input be used?

The information we receive will be reviewed by the Departments of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills; Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation; Justice and Public Safety; and Education. All feedback will be considered as the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador builds an Anti-Racism Strategy.

Privacy Statement

All submissions to the Committee are subject to and may be released in accordance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not include personal information with your submission.

The collection of information is done under the authority of section 61(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015, for the purpose of collecting public feedback on the Anti-Racism Strategy. 

Any personal information that may be received will be governed in accordance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 and will only be used for the purpose of informing participants of public engagement results at the end of the process.

If you have any questions about how this information will be collected, used and disclosed, please contact Sharon Seaward-Devine at (709) (709) 729-4276 or via email at SharonSeawardDevine@gov.nl.ca.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or additional comments, please contact Sulagna Sanyal, Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism sulagnasanyal@gov.nl.ca.