Europe News Desk!! Former Prime Minister of British Columbia (BC) John Horgan received the annual Hands Against Racism Award in Surrey for his work against racism. Established by Metro Vancouver-based Spice Radio 1200 AM, the award is given annually to those who stand up to hate. As Prime Minister of British Columbia (BC), Horgan not only re-constituted the BC Human Rights Commission, which had been disbanded by the previous Liberal government, but for the first time appointed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, in addition to appointing a parliamentary implemented. He introduced a race-based data law to combat racism. Horgan resigned as premier in 2022 due to health problems, despite his popularity in the province. Horgan was presented with the award by Ratna Stephens, businesswoman and co-founder of Nature’s Path, at a ceremony on Sunday at a cultural event held at the Surrey Arts Center to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Spice Radio CEO Sushma Dutt started a campaign against racism in 2015 on the birth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.
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