Anti-racism resources: Courses and self-learning resources


Courses and Self-Learning Resources

  • The Harvard Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures attitudes or beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report.
  • The Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta is offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called Indigenous Canada that explores Indigenous histories and key issues facing Indigenous peoples today in Canada.
  • University of Waterloo offers a variety of resources covering racism and anti-Black racism in Canada, resources specifically for BIPOC members, resources for White allies, resources for families with children and young adults, etc.
  • Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre offers a variety of free learning resources including a foundational anti-racism course, a glossary, learning actions and recommended resources to support ongoing anti-racism learning. 
  • San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training is an on-line program offered by the Provincial Health Services Authority in British Columbia (BC). It is designed to enhance self-awareness and strengthen the skills of those who work both directly and indirectly with Indigenous people. Core training programs are offered online in BC, Manitoba, and Ontario for a fee.
  • Cancer Care Ontario offers 13 free, self-paced learning courses entitled, Indigenous Relationship and Cultural Safety.
  • The Ontario Human Rights Commission's Call it out: racism, racial discrimination and human rights is a 30-minute, free, interactive eCourse that provides a foundation for learning about race, racial discrimination and human rights protections under Ontario's Human Rights Code.  The course presents a historical overview of racism and racial discrimination in Canada, explains the concepts of "race," "racism" and "racial discrimination", and provides ways to prevent and address racial discrimination
  • Cultural Safety (Modules 1-3): Peoples' Experience of Colonization was designed by members of various First Nation communities for nurses, nursing students, and nursing instructors, as well as other health and human services workers.
  • CAMH's Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project offers various resources, including a free online course to support service providers responding to the mental health needs of recent immigrants and refugees.

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