racism

Canadians rallied in support of George Floyd, Regis Korchinski-Paquet and efforts to combat racism at weekend marches in Toronto and Montreal, in a June 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian companies must support anti-racism efforts with action, experts say

TORONTO — Canadian business executives are starting to speak out in support…

Canadians rallied in support of George Floyd, Regis Korchinski-Paquet and efforts to combat racism at weekend marches in Toronto and Montreal, in a June 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
‘Hate just hides’: Biden vows to take on systematic racism

‘Hate just hides’: Biden vows to take on systematic racism

‘Hate just hides’: Biden vows to take on systematic racism

‘Hate just hides’: Biden vows to take on systematic racism
Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination

Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination

Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination

Raptors guard VanVleet says people ‘fed up’ with racism and discrimination
Marvel star Simu Liu’s message to Asian Canadians facing prejudice: ‘You belong’

Marvel star Simu Liu’s message to Asian Canadians facing prejudice: ‘You belong’

Marvel star Simu Liu’s message to Asian Canadians facing prejudice: ‘You belong’

Marvel star Simu Liu’s message to Asian Canadians facing prejudice: ‘You belong’
The FBI reports there has been an uptick in hate crimes and harassment against Asian Americans since the outbreak of COVID-19, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Asian celebs work to combat racist attacks amid pandemic

NEW YORK — Actress Olivia Cheng was recently volunteering in Vancouver when…

  • Apr 28, 2020
The FBI reports there has been an uptick in hate crimes and harassment against Asian Americans since the outbreak of COVID-19, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Ottawa sets up secretariat to root out racism in federal institutions, programs

Ottawa sets up secretariat to root out racism in federal institutions, programs

OTTAWA — The federal government is setting up a secretariat to root…

Ottawa sets up secretariat to root out racism in federal institutions, programs
Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts

Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts

MONTREAL — Racist taunts recently directed at a black hockey player were…

Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts
More allegations of racism linked to Manitoba Hydro site dubbed ‘Keeyask-atraz’

More allegations of racism linked to Manitoba Hydro site dubbed ‘Keeyask-atraz’

Allegations of racism linked to Manitoba Hydro WINNIPEG — A report into…

More allegations of racism linked to Manitoba Hydro site dubbed ‘Keeyask-atraz’
Contributed photo                                A Red Deer walk organized by the local group Red Feather Women in memory of Tina Fontaine prompted hostility from some motorists in March.

Is racism becoming more overt lately in Red Deer?

Some residents believe local bigots have become “emboldened”

Contributed photo                                A Red Deer walk organized by the local group Red Feather Women in memory of Tina Fontaine prompted hostility from some motorists in March.
Zach Running Coyote (contributed photo).

Speaking out against racism is worth some flak, says young actor in Red Deer

Zach Running Coyote is overwhelmed by reactions to his viral video

Zach Running Coyote (contributed photo).
Muslim woman makes peace with police officer who made Islamophobic comments

Muslim woman makes peace with police officer who made Islamophobic comments

HALIFAX — A Muslim activist says she has made peace with a…

Muslim woman makes peace with police officer who made Islamophobic comments
Lethbridge police chief wants context of racist video

Lethbridge police chief wants context of racist video

LETHBRIDGE — A southern Alberta police chief is urging people not to…

Lethbridge police chief wants context of racist video
Nova Scotia politicians show support to young hockey player who faced slur

Nova Scotia politicians show support to young hockey player who faced slur

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia legislature played host to a 12-year-old hockey…

Nova Scotia politicians show support to young hockey player who faced slur
Systemic racism consultations dividing Quebec

Systemic racism consultations dividing Quebec

MONTREAL — Quebec is being widely criticized for its plan to launch…

Systemic racism consultations dividing Quebec

Racism escalating in Thunder Bay: Fiddler

Racism escalating in Thunder Bay: Fiddler OTTAWA — First Nations leaders met…