Multiculturalism in B.C.

One of B.C.’s greatest strengths is the diversity of the people who call this province home. The Province's multiculturalism and anti-racism program empowers communities and organizations to maintain partnerships and develop projects to promote multiculturalism, address racism and build inclusive communities.


Multiculturalism Awards

The Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Awards honour individuals and organizations that promote multiculturalism and address racism.

The nomination window for 2020 is now closed. 

Review award criteria

Apply for grants

Annual multiculturalism grants are offered to registered non-profit and other eligible organizations.

The application window for 2020 is now closed. 

Review program information

Multiculturalism Week

The third week in November is Multiculturalism Week where we celebrate the contributions of our multicultural communities.

The next Multiculturalism Week will be celebrated November 15 to 19, 2021.

Get ready to celebrate

Advisory council

The Multicultural Advisory Council is a legislated body created to provide advice to the Minister for Multiculturalism on issues related to multiculturalism and anti-racism. It is comprised of people from across B.C.

Learn about the council

Report on multiculturalism

The report makes sure public services, programs and initiatives are culturally sensitive, relevant and accessible.

Read the report


Get in touch

If you have specific questions about the program, contact the Multiculturalism Branch in the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.