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Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis, who grew up in the United States, said he was eight when someone called him the N-word on the school playground, in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis says George Floyd’s death has changed and mobilized him

Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis applauds the anti-racism words and actions…

Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis, who grew up in the United States, said he was eight when someone called him the N-word on the school playground, in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian TV has ‘a lot of work to do’ on diversity, say ACTRA co-chairs

Canadian TV has ‘a lot of work to do’ on diversity, say ACTRA co-chairs

TORONTO — Looking out at the Canadian television landscape, Toronto-based actresses Lisa…

Canadian TV has ‘a lot of work to do’ on diversity, say ACTRA co-chairs

Ministers concerned by brutality claims during Indigenous chief’s arrest

Ministers concerned by brutality claims during Indigenous chief’s arrest

Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid ‘transparency’

Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid ‘transparency’

Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid ‘transparency’

Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid ‘transparency’
The Canadian and American flags are seen on top of the Peace Arch is at the Canada/USA border in Surrey, B.C. Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Canadian and American flags are seen on top of the Peace Arch is at the Canada/USA border in Surrey, B.C. Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In Montreal, demonstrators on June 7, 2020 called out Quebec Premier Francois Legault for his belief the province doesn’t have a systemic racism problem. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Thousands attend anti-racism, anti-police brutality march in downtown Montreal

MONTREAL — Thousands hit Montreal streets again Sunday to speak out in…

In Montreal, demonstrators on June 7, 2020 called out Quebec Premier Francois Legault for his belief the province doesn’t have a systemic racism problem. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
‘Discomfort is part of change’: How to be an ally in fighting anti-black racism

‘Discomfort is part of change’: How to be an ally in fighting anti-black racism

‘Discomfort is part of change’: How to be an ally in fighting anti-black racism

‘Discomfort is part of change’: How to be an ally in fighting anti-black racism

Montreal man believes rough arrest caught on video was racially motivated

Montreal man believes rough arrest caught on video was racially motivated

N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on ‘wellness checks’

N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on ‘wellness checks’

N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on ‘wellness checks’

N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on ‘wellness checks’
Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill
Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States
Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes

Racial unrest achingly familiar for Jenkins, other Canadian black athletes
In this file photo, B.C. Lions’ Bryan Burnham (16) dives across the goal line to score a touchdown in front of Toronto Argonauts’ Trumaine Washington, back, after making a reception during first half CFL football action in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

B.C. Lions players Burnham, Johnson admit they feel safer in Canada than in U.S.

B.C. Lions players Bryan Burnham and Micah Johnson say they feel safer…

In this file photo, B.C. Lions’ Bryan Burnham (16) dives across the goal line to score a touchdown in front of Toronto Argonauts’ Trumaine Washington, back, after making a reception during first half CFL football action in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this file photo, Calgary Stampeders’ Derek Dennis runs a drill on opening day of training camp in Calgary, May 20, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Hulking lineman Derek Dennis has experienced racism while playing in Canada

At six foot three and 345 pounds, Derek Dennis is an imposing…

In this file photo, Calgary Stampeders’ Derek Dennis runs a drill on opening day of training camp in Calgary, May 20, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Nunavut RCMP to consider body cameras as tension between police, Inuit grows

Nunavut RCMP to consider body cameras as tension between police, Inuit grows

Nunavut RCMP to consider body cameras as tension between police, Inuit grows

Nunavut RCMP to consider body cameras as tension between police, Inuit grows
Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg

Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg

Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg

Als head coach Jones says he received death threats as CFL player in Winnipeg
Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: ‘You can’t be silent anymore’

Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: ‘You can’t be silent anymore’

Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: ‘You can’t be silent anymore’

Jets captain Blake Wheeler on racism: ‘You can’t be silent anymore’
Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests

Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests

Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests

Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen as he pauses during a response to a question on racism during a news conference outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday June 2, 2020. As long-standing anger about discrimination boils over in the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians must recognize there is systemic racism in their own country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op

Prime minister says racism is an issue Canadians must tackle at home, too

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen as he pauses during a response to a question on racism during a news conference outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday June 2, 2020. As long-standing anger about discrimination boils over in the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians must recognize there is systemic racism in their own country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh recalled his experiences dealing with racism as a practising Sikh, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.

OTTAWA — Politicians across the country were united in denouncing racism on…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh recalled his experiences dealing with racism as a practising Sikh, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)