Fareed Khan

Fareed Khan

Ottawa, Ontario
Government Relations/Advocacy, Strategic Communications Expert,Anti-racism And Human Rights Activist
Fareed Khan is the founder of the anti-racism activist group Canadians United Against Hate. He is also the Director of Advocacy and Media Relations, and the co-founder of the Rohingya Human Rights Network. He has a professional background in strategic communications, government relations/advocacy, public policy development and media relations spanning three decades. During his career, he has advanced public policy initiatives at all levels of government
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Fareed Khan is the founder of the anti-racism activist group Canadians United Against Hate. He is also the Director of Advocacy and Media Relations, and the co-founder of the Rohingya Human Rights Network. He has a professional background in strategic communications, government relations/advocacy, public policy development and media relations spanning three decades. During his career, he has advanced public policy initiatives at all levels of government. Fareed Khan has advised and consulted with federal and provincial cabinet ministers, senators, and municipal, business and community leaders on a broad spectrum of public policy and communications issues that have impacted the lives of Canadians.

Fareed Khan is passionate about issues which impact human rights and civil liberties, combat racism, and support broader issues of social justice.  Because of his human rights and anti-racism work, he is regularly called upon by CBC, CTV, Global, Canadian Press, Toronto Star, OMNI News and other news media outlets to provide analysis and commentary.

Other policy areas in which Fareed has worked during his career include education funding, immigration, affordable housing, the environment, economic development, tax policy, health care, telecommunications, urban transit, air transport infrastructure, aviation, education, free trade, constitutional and privacy issues to name a few.

He has held leadership positions on the boards of numerous national and community-based charitable, civic and business organizations in Ottawa, Toronto, and the US, and has led efforts which have raised more than $375,000 for various charitable causes.

Fareed Khan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Toronto’s York University and pursued graduate studies at Carleton University in the areas of foreign affairs, defence, national security, and communications studies. Fareed Khan has also studied at the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi and Trois Rivieres, as well as pursued professional development studies in communications and media at Ryerson University.



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