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THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF BARRIE
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Proclamation

I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
March 21, 2021 asInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
WHEREAS; The City of Barrie is committed to the belief that equal opportunity and equitable treatment should exist for all people; and
 
WHEREAS;  Every resident of the City of Barrie has the right to realize their potential, regardless of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, and live at all times in conditions of dignity, respect, and peace; and
 
WHEREAS; Racial discrimination, unconscious bias, racism and hate continue to be challenges in our community that the City of Barrie is committed to addressing; and
 
WHEREAS; The General Assembly of the United Nations has designated March 21 as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; and
 
WHEREAS; The elimination of racism and racial discrimination can be accomplished through understanding and respect for the dignity of all people and is the social and moral responsibility of each person.
 
THEREFORE, I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim March 21, 2021 to be “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.”


- Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

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