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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2021, file photo, Ahmaud Arbery's father, Marcus Arbery, bottom center, listens to Jason Vaughn speak during a memorial walk and candlelight vigil for Ahmaud at the Satilla Shores development in Brunswick, Ga. Arbery's son was shot and killed while running in a neighborhood outside the port city. Jury selection in the case is scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 18. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Jury selection begins in trial over Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Jury selection begins in trial over Ahmaud Arbery’s death

 

Opal Lee answers a question during an interview at her home Thursday, July 1, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. Opal Lee's dream of seeing Juneteenth become a federal holiday was finally realized over the summer, but the energetic woman who spent years rallying people to join her push for the day commemorating the end of slavery is hardly letting up on a lifetime of work teaching and helping others.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

Opal Lee’s Juneteenth dream came true, but she isn’t done

Opal Lee’s Juneteenth dream came true, but she isn’t done

 

Carol Dubé, husband of Joyce Echaquan, reads a statement next to his daughter Wassihna during a memorial marking the first anniversary of the death of his wife in front of the hospital where she died in Joliette, Que., on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Echaquan family announces lawsuit against Quebec hospital in wake of coroner’s report

Echaquan family announces lawsuit against Quebec hospital in wake of coroner’s report

 

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Central Alberta Refugee Effort looking for community feedback

The Central Alberta Refugee effort is looking for feedback from central Albertans…

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FILE - In this Thursday, May 27, 2021, file photo, demonstrators stand in front of the governor’s mansion after a march from the state Capitol in Baton Rouge, La., protesting the death of Ronald Greene, who died in the custody of Louisiana State Police in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

‘Pain compliance’: Video shows trooper pummeling Black man

State police didn’t investigate attack on Bowman until 536 days after it occurred

  • Aug 25, 2021
FILE - In this Thursday, May 27, 2021, file photo, demonstrators stand in front of the governor’s mansion after a march from the state Capitol in Baton Rouge, La., protesting the death of Ronald Greene, who died in the custody of Louisiana State Police in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
People walk by a mural of George Floyd, airbrushed by artist Paul Archer on Fort St. in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. A new report shows many companies that signed a pledge to help end anti-Black racism still don't have diversity, equity and inclusion plans a year later. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

A year on, experts find corporate anti-racist efforts progressing slowly

A year on, experts find corporate anti-racist efforts progressing slowly

People walk by a mural of George Floyd, airbrushed by artist Paul Archer on Fort St. in Victoria, B.C., on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. A new report shows many companies that signed a pledge to help end anti-Black racism still don't have diversity, equity and inclusion plans a year later. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Monica Agard is photographed in Toronto on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Agard, an employee at the Immigration and Refugee Board, alleges a supervisor made a racist comment in the workplace. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Black public servant files complaint over alleged ‘slaves’ comment in the workplace

Black public servant files complaint over alleged ‘slaves’ comment in the workplace

Monica Agard is photographed in Toronto on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Agard, an employee at the Immigration and Refugee Board, alleges a supervisor made a racist comment in the workplace. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The large Olympic rings are displayed in the Odaiba section of Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Britain women’s soccer team will take a knee at Olympics

IOC relaxes rules to allow Olympic athletes to make gestures of protest

  • Jul 16, 2021
The large Olympic rings are displayed in the Odaiba section of Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Nancy Yao Maasbach, President of the Museum of Chinese in America, speaks during the press preview of "Responses: Asian American Voices Resisting the Tides of Racism" at the Museum of Chinese in America, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Chinatown museum re-opens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

Chinatown museum re-opens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

  • Jul 15, 2021
Nancy Yao Maasbach, President of the Museum of Chinese in America, speaks during the press preview of "Responses: Asian American Voices Resisting the Tides of Racism" at the Museum of Chinese in America, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore, center, celebrates after scoring a goal against the Columbus Crew with teammates from left, forward Tsubasa Endoh, defender Omar Gonzalez and forward Patrick Mullins during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. Altidore added his voice Monday to the chorus decrying the racist abuse of Black England players after the Euro 2020 final. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-John Raoux

Toronto FC star speaks out against racist abuse of England players after Euro final

Toronto FC star speaks out against racist abuse of England players after Euro final

Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore, center, celebrates after scoring a goal against the Columbus Crew with teammates from left, forward Tsubasa Endoh, defender Omar Gonzalez and forward Patrick Mullins during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. Altidore added his voice Monday to the chorus decrying the racist abuse of Black England players after the Euro 2020 final. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-John Raoux
Office towers are photographed in Toronto's financial district on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Racism harms workplace relationships in Canada, CEOs expected to take action: Survey

Racism harms workplace relationships in Canada, CEOs expected to take action: Survey

  • Jul 6, 2021
Office towers are photographed in Toronto's financial district on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett takes her seat as she wait to appear before the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee in Ottawa on March 10, 2020. Bennett has apologized after she was called out for a one-word text message to Independent Member of Parliament Jody Wilson-Raybould. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett takes her seat as she wait to appear before the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee in Ottawa on March 10, 2020. Bennett has apologized after she was called out for a one-word text message to Independent Member of Parliament Jody Wilson-Raybould. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq delivers a farewell speech in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq found nothing honourable about her experience on Parliament Hill

NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq delivers a farewell speech in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
In this artist’s sketch, Nathaniel Veltman makes a video court appearance in London, Ont., Thursday, June 10, 2021 as Justice of the Peace Robert Seneshen (top left) and lawyer Alayna Jay look on. Veltman, accused of deliberately running over and killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., had his case adjourned to next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alexandra Newbould
In this artist’s sketch, Nathaniel Veltman makes a video court appearance in London, Ont., Thursday, June 10, 2021 as Justice of the Peace Robert Seneshen (top left) and lawyer Alayna Jay look on. Veltman, accused of deliberately running over and killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., had his case adjourned to next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alexandra Newbould
People pray at a vigil outside the London Muslim Mosque for the victims of the deadly vehicle attack on five members of the Canadian Muslim community in London, Ont., on Tuesday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

‘Serious action should be taken’: Red Deer Islamic Centre condemns attack in London, Ont.

Aamir Hussain saw the violent act of terrorism in Ontario earlier this…

People pray at a vigil outside the London Muslim Mosque for the victims of the deadly vehicle attack on five members of the Canadian Muslim community in London, Ont., on Tuesday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Lucille Guimond of Red Deer, said her Métis forebearers, the Arcands and Brelands, helped Louis Riel launch his resistance. Here is a historic family photo. Many lost their land for helping Riel and were later forced to live in ditches and road allowances. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer Métis woman conflicted about taking down historic statues

Lucille Gaumond said violence, destruction isn’t the way to fix past wrongs

Lucille Guimond of Red Deer, said her Métis forebearers, the Arcands and Brelands, helped Louis Riel launch his resistance. Here is a historic family photo. Many lost their land for helping Riel and were later forced to live in ditches and road allowances. (Contributed photo).
Demonstrators rally against anti-Asian racism during an event at the B.C. legislature on March 28. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Demonstrators rally against anti-Asian racism during an event at the B.C. legislature on March 28. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
A picture of Joyce Echaquan is seen during a vigil in front of the hospital where she died in Joliette, Que., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Echaquan’s care should’ve been taken more seriously just before her hospital death, the head nurse told a coroner’s inquiry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Echaquan inquiry: expert says it was possible to save patient’s life

Condition exceedingly rare and likely brought on by an earlier infection

A picture of Joyce Echaquan is seen during a vigil in front of the hospital where she died in Joliette, Que., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Echaquan’s care should’ve been taken more seriously just before her hospital death, the head nurse told a coroner’s inquiry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Edmonton Oilers' Ethan Bear (74) checks Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) during third period NHL playoff action in Edmonton on May 19, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Edmonton Oilers' Ethan Bear (74) checks Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) during third period NHL playoff action in Edmonton on May 19, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A woman attends a vigil in front of the hospital where Joyce Echaquan died in Joliette, Que., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A woman attends a vigil in front of the hospital where Joyce Echaquan died in Joliette, Que., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson