Hate crimes

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Nova Scotia man pleads not guilty to promoting hatred with noose sign

Sign outside of a cottage read Redneck Hangout and had an image of a noose

 

Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez speaks during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Advisory panel calls for Liberals’ online hate law to cover Airbnb, video games

Some suggest bringing private online conversations ‘under the scope of the legislative framework’

Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez speaks during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 16, 2020. Vigneault says the hateful rhetoric associated with ideologically motivated extremism is becoming "normalized" and seeping into the mainstream. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Hateful rhetoric driven by extremism becoming ‘normalized,’ CSIS director warns

Hateful rhetoric driven by extremism becoming ‘normalized,’ CSIS director warns

CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 16, 2020. Vigneault says the hateful rhetoric associated with ideologically motivated extremism is becoming "normalized" and seeping into the mainstream. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Marvin Rotrand, National Director of the League for Human Rights, B’nai Brith Canada, speaks about the increase in antisemitic incidents in Canada during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, April 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada sees record rise in antisemitism in 2021, surge in violence toward Jews

Record levels of antisemitism were recorded in Canada last year, with sharp…

Marvin Rotrand, National Director of the League for Human Rights, B’nai Brith Canada, speaks about the increase in antisemitic incidents in Canada during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, April 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Victoria Fire Department officials attend to a house damaged in an April 20 fire that is being investigated as a potential house fire. (Kiernan Green Victoria News)

B.C. police probe whether arson attack on home of Ukrainian pastor was a hate crime

Gasoline was poured through the mail slot of the family home of Father Yuriy Vyshnevskyy

Victoria Fire Department officials attend to a house damaged in an April 20 fire that is being investigated as a potential house fire. (Kiernan Green Victoria News)
St. Jean Baptiste Parish Catholic church is shown in Morinville Alta, on Wednesday June 30, 2021 as firefighters put out hot spots. Alberta is more than doubling the amount of funding for a program it announced last summer for security improvements at religious facilities to protect them from hate crimes and vandalism. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta boosts funding to improve security of churches, religious buildings

Program originally offering $2 million annually will now distribute $5 million

St. Jean Baptiste Parish Catholic church is shown in Morinville Alta, on Wednesday June 30, 2021 as firefighters put out hot spots. Alberta is more than doubling the amount of funding for a program it announced last summer for security improvements at religious facilities to protect them from hate crimes and vandalism. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An outreach volunteer offers help to the homeless on a -20C night in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary police say stabbing attacks on three homeless individuals a hate crime

Attacks random, nearby, and happened within eight minutes of each other on Dec. 21

An outreach volunteer offers help to the homeless on a -20C night in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Diversity Minister Bardish Chagger rises during a sitting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Feds will fight ‘alarming’ rise in hate crimes, Trudeau tells antisemitism summit

Feds will fight ‘alarming’ rise in hate crimes, Trudeau tells antisemitism summit

Diversity Minister Bardish Chagger rises during a sitting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Baitul Hadi Mosque in Edmonton was vandalized with a swastika symbol on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)
Baitul Hadi Mosque in Edmonton was vandalized with a swastika symbol on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)
FILE - In this March 20, 2021, file photo, woman holds a sign and attends a rally to support stop AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) hate at the Logan Square Monument in Chicago. After more than a year filled with attacks on Asian Americans unfairly blamed for the coronavirus, a majority of Americans across racial and ethnic groups believe anti-Asian American discrimination has worsened over the last year. A poll from the The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds nearly half of Americans believe Asian Americans encounter "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of discrimination. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

AP-NORC poll: More Americans believe anti-Asian hate rising

AP-NORC poll: More Americans believe anti-Asian hate rising

FILE - In this March 20, 2021, file photo, woman holds a sign and attends a rally to support stop AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) hate at the Logan Square Monument in Chicago. After more than a year filled with attacks on Asian Americans unfairly blamed for the coronavirus, a majority of Americans across racial and ethnic groups believe anti-Asian American discrimination has worsened over the last year. A poll from the The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds nearly half of Americans believe Asian Americans encounter "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of discrimination. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
An Edmonton Police Services logo is seen on a podium at a news conference in Edmonton on Oct. 2, 2017. Edmonton police say they are investigating two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women on the same day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Edmonton police investigate two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women

Edmonton police investigate two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women

An Edmonton Police Services logo is seen on a podium at a news conference in Edmonton on Oct. 2, 2017. Edmonton police say they are investigating two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women on the same day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Vice-Admiral Craig Baines, who was a rear-admiral at the time, responds to questions during a news conference in Ottawa on May 19, 2020. The navy announced Tuesday that Sailor 1st Class Boris Mihajlovic has been released from duty following a second administrative review of his conduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Sailor booted out of Canadian navy over involvement with online hate groups

Sailor booted out of Canadian navy over involvement with online hate groups

Vice-Admiral Craig Baines, who was a rear-admiral at the time, responds to questions during a news conference in Ottawa on May 19, 2020. The navy announced Tuesday that Sailor 1st Class Boris Mihajlovic has been released from duty following a second administrative review of his conduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh listens to a speaker during a news conference in Ottawa on November 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Singh says government must move to counter hate groups, which have tripled since 2015

Singh says government must move to counter hate groups, which have tripled since 2015

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh listens to a speaker during a news conference in Ottawa on November 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Police in Ottawa are investigating an incident of hate-motivated graffiti at the National War Memorial. The alleged incident happened last Friday night, when police say a man, shown in a police handout photo, used a sharp object to engrave a hateful message on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. THE CANADIAN PRESSS/HO-Ottawa Police Service MANDATORY CREDIT

Ottawa police investigating hate-motivated graffiti incident at National War Memorial

Ottawa police investigating hate-motivated graffiti incident at National War Memorial

Police in Ottawa are investigating an incident of hate-motivated graffiti at the National War Memorial. The alleged incident happened last Friday night, when police say a man, shown in a police handout photo, used a sharp object to engrave a hateful message on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. THE CANADIAN PRESSS/HO-Ottawa Police Service MANDATORY CREDIT
Stats Canada data indicates growing racism in Alberta. There’s also less tolerance being shown around the world, as this file photo indicates from a rally in England.

With rising hate crimes in Alberta, local groups are focusing on promoting inclusion

Stats Can shows a 38 per cent increase in hate crimes in this province

Stats Canada data indicates growing racism in Alberta. There’s also less tolerance being shown around the world, as this file photo indicates from a rally in England.
Hate crimes targeting blacks, Jews, Muslims on rise, StatCan says

Hate crimes targeting blacks, Jews, Muslims on rise, StatCan says

OTTAWA — The number of hate crimes reported to Canadian police jumped…

Hate crimes targeting blacks, Jews, Muslims on rise, StatCan says
Attack of Muslim man appears to have been motivated by hate, police say

Attack of Muslim man appears to have been motivated by hate, police say

TORONTO — An attack in southern Ontario that sent a Muslim man…

Attack of Muslim man appears to have been motivated by hate, police say
Synagogues in four cities receive anti-Semitic hate mail

Synagogues in four cities receive anti-Semitic hate mail

TORONTO — At least eight synagogues in four cities across Canada have…

Synagogues in four cities receive anti-Semitic hate mail