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Diversity is Canada’s strength and a cornerstone of our national identity. Still, many Canadians face barriers that prevent them from fully participating in society.

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In April, Ancestry ran an ad that attracted a lot of negative attention as it aimed to target both white and Black consumers.

Published in Opinion

As the city of Winnipeg was preparing to host a large celebration to mark the beginning of the National Hockey League playoffs for its team, the Jets, a storm broke out over social media over a headline about the hockey street party.

Published in Opinion

For the last 20 years, photographer and new media artist Wayne Dunkley has been asking people in urban centres to confront negative perceptions and biases around Black identity. His latest project, #whatdoyoufeelwhen, is an interactive work of public art that prompts for honest reactions to thousands of images of his face postered in four major cities across Canada.

Published in Artists
31 Oct 2018

Two weeks ago, before the official municipal election results, I wrote about how the history of racist attitudes within Ontario’s education system have followed us up until present day.

Published in Opinion

The 2018 Toronto municipal election played out as most people expected it to, with John Tory cruising to a second term as mayor. 

Published in Opinion

Serena Williams did something that even President Barack Obama could not do. She got angry and showed it.

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The recent contentious debate between rappers Drake and Pusha-T has once again brought blackface to people’s minds.

Published in Opinion

(MEDIA RELASE) The Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Film & TV organization is inviting community members to share their stories this weekend in a closed door discussion.

Published in News

Framing a national dialogue on racism is no easy task. In fact, it’s a glass window pleading for a brick as a means for a peaceful solution to a very volatile problem.

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