The Girl Guides of Canada have renamed the Brownies to Embers.

It came down to two choices voted on by current and past members with the other choice being Comets. 

The organization says the reason for the change is so racialized girls can feel welcome.

It did however create controversy right across the country with many saying the decision was 'too woke'.

The change takes effect immediately however it won't be fully adopted until September 1 as it will take time to get everything changed over.

The new Embers group is for girls between the ages of seven and eight-year-olds..