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Most Chinese and South Asians in B.C. report discrimination

October 27, 2014 – 6:33 am | 915 views

Stereotyping. Verbal harassment. Poor customer service. Workplace unfairness. Exclusion from dating.
A quarter of British Columbians with ethnic Chinese or South Asian origins say they have experienced moderate or significant amounts of those types of discrimination …

What life at school is like for students with sexual or gender minority status?

May 17, 2014 – 6:00 am | 1,213 views

In 2011, Eagle Canada published a 145-page report titled: “EVERY CLASS IN EVERY SCHOOL. Final Report on the First National Climate Survey on Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia in Canadian Schools”. The study involved surveying over …

May 17, 2014 is the International Day Against Homophobia. Open up your mind.

May 17, 2014 – 5:53 am | 4,217 views

May 17 is marked as International Day Against Homophobia because, over 20 years ago,  on  May  17 1993, the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses. Thirteen years ago I came from a country …

B.C. apologizes for past discriminatory policies towards Chinese Canadians But no financial compensation, says Premier

May 16, 2014 – 6:30 am | 1,832 views

The Province of British Columbia formally apologized to Chinese Canadians Thursday for historical wrongs and racism dating back to Confederation.
Premier Christy Clark read the apology into the legislature, which was supported by the Opposition NDP …

Are you Canadian enough? A discussion on Canadian values

April 23, 2014 – 6:20 am | 3,338 views

A national poll conducted in 2011 by Dalhousie researcher Howard Ramos, in conjunction with the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, found Canadians valued gender equality, freedom of religion and tolerance of others. While 97 per cent …