There has been a lot of attention and controversy recently, especially in the United States, on critical race theory (CRT). While CRT has not become a political hot topic in Canada, there are a growing number of groups who oppose their definition of it and what they believe it to mean.

This article discusses the origins of CRT, what it represents now and the current controversy and misunderstandings surrounding CRT.

On behalf of your Nova Scotia Lawyers Assistance Program (NSLAP) provider, Homewood HealthTM is pleased to provide the following newsletter “Critical Race Theory

If you have wellness questions, or are looking for wellness information, visit the NSLAP website at For more information and support, along with resources and counselling on Critical Race Theory, register with Homewood Health™ Please note that NSLAP is your “company” name when you register.

Call in confidence, 24 hours a day: 1 866 299 1299 (within Nova Scotia) | (See the website for details about calling from outside Nova Scotia) | 1 866 398 9505 (en français) | 1 888 384 1152 (TTY).