The Black Portraiture[s] conference is being hosted in Canada for the first time.
Major parts of downtown Toronto were shut down during COVID-19 for a stunt driving scene of an upcoming movie The Man From Toronto starring Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson.
Alvin Tedjo, former Ontario Liberal Party Leader candidate for 2020 and Shelly Krieder Li, a family pratice nurse at Woman’s College Hospital talk about how they and their loved ones have been affected by the racism surrounding COVID-19 and the Canadian Chinese community. Also a brief discussion of what is happening nationally with COVID-19 and racism.
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Residents in the area reported the posters at the corner of Kingston Road and Warden Avenue to the city and Ward 36 councillor Gary Crawford.
The Ontario government revealed a three-year action plan to fight systemic racism on March 7.
Farah Mawani couldn’t stand idly by. She had to act.
“All of these incidents hit very close to home,” she said.
On Nov. 19, during a public meeting at the Stan Wadlow Park in East York, she spoke in response to the appearance of white supremacy posters on park property.
Racism is a topic that deeply disturbs me; I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about it and why it exists. I try my best to see what could lead an individual down that path mentally.
The Wayne Simmonds banana peel (or full-banana) throwing incident that occurred during Thursday night’s contest in London, Ont., between the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red wings is proof Canada doesn’t exist in a vacuum when it comes to racism.
A day after being targeted in a racist incident at an NHL pre-season game, Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds, who is black, has left the past behind him.