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Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis

May 2, 2019 – 6:46 am | Comments Off3,210 views

On an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by neo-Nazi skinheads beside a picturesque lake near his home town of Kode in Kungälv, Sweden. He was …

Douglas Todd: To avoid stereotyping, forget being ‘colour blind’

April 23, 2014 – 6:53 am | 2,916 views

Some academic are realizing that recognizing, understanding cultural differences is true path to getting along in multicultural society.
’ve finally figured out why so many Canadians are confused about racism.
My clarity emerged during a conversation about …

CBC Ad Went Wrong: Any race except Caucasian

April 30, 2013 – 6:47 am | 1,735 views

The ad calls for audition submissions for a male host between 23-35 years of age and not white for the “Kids’ CBC” programming block. Yahoo’s Matthew Coutts tweeted that the new host is to appear …

How Canada advances our commitment to combat racism and discrimination? Celebrating March 21st.

March 21, 2013 – 5:30 am | 1,423 views

It is the fact that visible minority groups and Aboriginal people do not enjoy the same benefits of leaving in our democratic society as other population groups. Unequal economic, social and political opportunities result in …

The World Sikh Organization Says Racist Letters To Indo-Canadian Businesses Unacceptable

March 11, 2013 – 11:14 am | 1,479 views

The World Sikh Organization of Canada expresses concern over recent racist emails sent to numerous Indo-Canadian businesses in Chilliwack, which include two Indian restaurants and one taxi business.
The emails read in part, “Chilliwack is not …