Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services and Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, announced on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 a four-year, $47 million plan to support 10,800 Black children, youth and their families in schooling, postsecondary education and employment, as well as those in conflict with the law.
Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, reaffirms his commitment “to speak out against racism, hate, xenophobia, and bigotry in all its forms” emphasizing that “silence is not an option because progress is never permanent.”
One day before the Parliament is scheduled to debate an “anti-Islamophobia” motion, Toronto Police released its 2016 Hate Bias Crime Statistical Report, which shows that this year, as in every year since 2008, Jews continue to be the most targeted community in Toronto for hate crimes.
Vicky Mochama is the national columnist for Metro News Canada who writes about race, gender, politics and culture. According to her bio on Metro Toronto, Before joining Metro, Vicky wrote for Vice, The Globe and Mail and Hazlitt. She is the former co-host of Commons, a political podcast on the Canadaland network as well as writing Not Sorry, a weekly ...
Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services and Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, published on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 the “Three Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan” that will start “collecting race-based data” as a “valuable way to better understand where racial inequalities exist.”
The anti-Islamophobia, anti “white”-supremacy and anti Justin Trudeau protest at Toronto’s Nathan Philips Square on Saturday, March 4, 2017 highlighted also a message of opposition to the wars against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (aka ISIS, Daesh, Caliphate) and Yemen’s pro-Iranian militias.
Liberal Member of Parliament, Iqra Khalid (Mississauga—Erin Mills), reiterates her determination to promote Motion 103 on Islamophobia, systemic racism and religious discrimination and accuses the Conservatives of using “cynical divisive tactics” by creating “a fake frenzy” with their demand to define the meaning of “Islamophobia”. The following are Iqra Khalid’s statements during the debate in Parliament on Thursday, February 16, ...
A new group called “Anti-Racism Mobilization” is planning a protest against The Rebel’s indoor rally in support of free speech and against sharia law that will take place in Toronto on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.