racism

People board and leave at the Century Park light-rail transit station in Edmonton on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Racism is a real problem:’ Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

‘Racism is a real problem:’ Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

People board and leave at the Century Park light-rail transit station in Edmonton on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, is a bronze statue called "Raise Up" that is part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings in Montgomery, Ala. Some states have already criminalized the display of nooses, including Louisiana, Virginia, California, New York and Connecticut. Oregon's bill, if passed by the Democrat-controlled Legislature and signed by the Democratic governor, will make intimidation by display of a noose a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and a $6,250 fine. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Oregon moves to ban display of nooses, a racist symbol

Oregon moves to ban display of nooses, a racist symbol

FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, is a bronze statue called "Raise Up" that is part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings in Montgomery, Ala. Some states have already criminalized the display of nooses, including Louisiana, Virginia, California, New York and Connecticut. Oregon's bill, if passed by the Democrat-controlled Legislature and signed by the Democratic governor, will make intimidation by display of a noose a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and a $6,250 fine. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, in Walpole, Mass., Monday, March 1, 2021. Canadian librarians and educators are reassessing several Dr. Seuss titles that are being pulled from publication because of racist and insensitive imagery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Steven Senne

Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, in Walpole, Mass., Monday, March 1, 2021. Canadian librarians and educators are reassessing several Dr. Seuss titles that are being pulled from publication because of racist and insensitive imagery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Steven Senne
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2021, file photo, Creighton coach Greg McDermott watches the team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. McDermott apologized publicly Tuesday, March 2, for using insensitive language in his postgame locker room talk with players and staff following a loss over the weekend. In a tweet, McDermott said he used a “terribly inappropriate analogy in making a point about staying together as a team despite the loss.” (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Creighton coach McDermott apologizes for ‘plantation’ remark

Creighton coach McDermott apologizes for ‘plantation’ remark

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2021, file photo, Creighton coach Greg McDermott watches the team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. McDermott apologized publicly Tuesday, March 2, for using insensitive language in his postgame locker room talk with players and staff following a loss over the weekend. In a tweet, McDermott said he used a “terribly inappropriate analogy in making a point about staying together as a team despite the loss.” (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
People board and leave at the Century Park light-rail transit station in Edmonton on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Racism is a real problem:’ Muslim women fearful following attacks in Edmonton

‘Racism is a real problem:’ Muslim women fearful following attacks in Edmonton

People board and leave at the Century Park light-rail transit station in Edmonton on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
This undated photo provided by Bawi Cung, shows Bawi Cung, right, seated with his children at home, before he and his two sons were stabbed in an anti-Asian attack last March 2020 at Sam's Club in Midland, Texas. Asian Americans have been facing a dangerous climate since the coronavirus entered the U.S. a year ago. A rash of crimes victimizing elderly Asian Americans in the last two months has renewed outcry for more attention from politicians and the media. (Bawi Cung via AP)

As virus-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back

As virus-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back

This undated photo provided by Bawi Cung, shows Bawi Cung, right, seated with his children at home, before he and his two sons were stabbed in an anti-Asian attack last March 2020 at Sam's Club in Midland, Texas. Asian Americans have been facing a dangerous climate since the coronavirus entered the U.S. a year ago. A rash of crimes victimizing elderly Asian Americans in the last two months has renewed outcry for more attention from politicians and the media. (Bawi Cung via AP)

Canada’s screen world ‘decades behind’ on Black representation, say industry members

Canada’s screen world ‘decades behind’ on Black representation, say industry members

Conservative member of Parliament Michael Cooper holds a press conference as he is joined virtually by fellow members of Parliament, Canadian geriatricians, mental health professionals and Indigenous leaders in Ottawa on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, regarding the Senate amendments to Bill C-7, an Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Address anti-Indigenous racism in health care before expanding MAID: advocates, MP

OTTAWA — The federal government should not expand access to medical assistance…

Conservative member of Parliament Michael Cooper holds a press conference as he is joined virtually by fellow members of Parliament, Canadian geriatricians, mental health professionals and Indigenous leaders in Ottawa on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, regarding the Senate amendments to Bill C-7, an Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer condemned community division and urged everyone to take a united stand on fighting COVID-19. (Advocate file photo).
Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer condemned community division and urged everyone to take a united stand on fighting COVID-19. (Advocate file photo).
Creating more harmonious race relations in Red Deer is the goal of a new survey on racism that is available online until March 2. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Have you experienced racism in Red Deer? A new survey asks some hard questions

The Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership survey is open until March 2

Creating more harmonious race relations in Red Deer is the goal of a new survey on racism that is available online until March 2. (File photo by The Associated Press)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. RCMP in Saskatchewan have charged the leader of the Canadian Nationalist Party with promoting hate against an identifiable group of people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Saskatchewan RCMP charge leader of Canadian Nationalist Party with hate speech

REGINA — RCMP in Saskatchewan have charged the leader of the Canadian…

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. RCMP in Saskatchewan have charged the leader of the Canadian Nationalist Party with promoting hate against an identifiable group of people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Red Deerians are asked to participate in a survey about racism

A new Red Deer group is interested in hearing community opinions about…

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People walk up stairs to the entrance of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Royal British Columbia Museum has been thrust into a public modernization of its internal and external culture after reports alleging racism and toxic working conditions at the institution, says the Crown corporation’s board chairman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Museum must ask ‘hard questions’ after racism, toxic workplace reports, says chair

Investigations underway, including a formal B.C. government review by the Public Service Agency

People walk up stairs to the entrance of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Royal British Columbia Museum has been thrust into a public modernization of its internal and external culture after reports alleging racism and toxic working conditions at the institution, says the Crown corporation’s board chairman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Every leader must work to rid health-care system of anti-Indigenous racism: Miller

Every leader must work to rid health-care system of anti-Indigenous racism: Miller

Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief

Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief

Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A large crowd cheers at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Officer with knee to George Floyd’s neck to be tried alone

Three other former officers will be tried together

  • Jan 12, 2021
A large crowd cheers at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
FILE - This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office in Minnesota on June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Prosecutors in the case against the four Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd requested that the trial delayed by three months. Prosecutors cited the COVID-19 pandemic and the amount of time needed before enough people are vaccinated and health risks are sufficiently diminished. (Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

Delay sought in ex-officers’ trial over George Floyd’s death

Prosecution wants trial put off until June 7

  • Jan 1, 2021
FILE - This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office in Minnesota on June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Prosecutors in the case against the four Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd requested that the trial delayed by three months. Prosecutors cited the COVID-19 pandemic and the amount of time needed before enough people are vaccinated and health risks are sufficiently diminished. (Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Some of the racist material collected over decades by former Ku Klux Klan leader John Howard is seen on Dec. 9, 2020, in Columbia, S. C.. Howard also ran The Redneck Store in Laurens, South Carolina, for decades. The Echo Group is renovating the shop into a community center and racial reconciliation museum. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

Work begins to turn SC racist store into racial harmony site

Plans to renovate shop and large meeting hall where hooded Klan members met

  • Dec 31, 2020
Some of the racist material collected over decades by former Ku Klux Klan leader John Howard is seen on Dec. 9, 2020, in Columbia, S. C.. Howard also ran The Redneck Store in Laurens, South Carolina, for decades. The Echo Group is renovating the shop into a community center and racial reconciliation museum. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians president Paul Dolan speaks before a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Cleveland. The Cleveland Indians are changing their name _ they just don’t know to what or when. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, Dolan said: “The name is no longer acceptable in our world.”AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

AP Interview: Indians owner says name won’t change in 2021

‘Multi-stage’ process in early stages

  • Dec 15, 2020
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians president Paul Dolan speaks before a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Cleveland. The Cleveland Indians are changing their name _ they just don’t know to what or when. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, Dolan said: “The name is no longer acceptable in our world.”AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
Lower tips, worse ratings and a higher likelihood of harassment are all part of the job for women and Black, Indigenous or people of colour in the sector. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Lower tips, worse ratings and a higher likelihood of harassment are all part of the job for women and Black, Indigenous or people of colour in the sector. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)