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National Film Board of Canada

In nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard looks at the aftermath of the Colten Boushie verdict and the fight for justice reform Read more

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Throughout a month-long campaign race thick with vitriol, the former Harper-era cabinet minister has somehow managed to convince Albertans that all their troubles are someone else's fault. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

The alleged assault of a Muslim studies researcher at a recent Toronto conference on "free speech" highlights the increasingly disturbing narrative around anti-Islamic attitudes – and even violence – in Canada Read more

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The social media giant's removal of white nationalist Faith Goldy from its platform was a litmus test, but the truth is it's only the tip of the iceberg of the threat posed by right-wing extremists in Canada Read more

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Christian Peña

Extremists experience “strength” in constructing an enemy whom they falsely perceive as a threat. It is a narrative in which they are the fictitious hero, the lone wolf fighting those who dare encroach on their culture, nation, civilization. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

There are a few answers to that question – one has to do with the repeal of hate speech laws under Stephen Harper that arguably became the spark for the rise of white nationalist hate online that continues today Read more

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Flickr.com/Sean Connors

A fundraiser is hoping to restore CineCycle and owner Martin Heath's reputation – and financial losses upwards of $10,000 – after artist Taja Nicholle accused the underground cinema and arts hub of racism in August 2018 Read more

Culture

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Samuel Engelking

Following a negative review of Venom, film critic and programmer Sarah-Tai Black became the subject of racist and misogynistic attacks reminiscent of the online campaigns directed at Leslie Jones and Kelly Marie Tran Read more

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Lindsay Barrowcliffe -Smallant Productions

When will progressive white men make room for progressive women and people of colour? Read more

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White supremacy, racism and xenophobia are on the rise again, but this time a sitting premier is cavorting with them Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Following the success of her debut book So You Want To Talk About Race, the Seattle-based writer is exploring racial landscapes in Toronto and beyond Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Instead of correcting for the deep social, economic and political disadvantages of racism and sexism, media compound them by ignoring racialized candidates Read more

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amnesty.org

Only the first stanza of John Stafford Smith’s composition makes up the anthem – other stanzas of the song recognizing the birth of a nation expose the hypocrisy of slavery that lie at its core Read more

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Jalani Morgan

Open letter from an ad-hoc group of physicians and public health researchers says Tory's use of incendiary language on gun violence stokes racism and poses public health risk for racialized communities Read more

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These days there are plenty of Trump-inspired #MakeOntarioGreatAgain Joe Blows on social media contributing to a radical anti-Muslim shift in the political discourse in Canada Read more

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ABC suddenly cancelled Roseanne Barr's sitcom and Jeffrey Tambor's New York Times interview drew attention to bad behaviour on set. Is this the next phase of Hollywood's reckoning? Read more

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Scarborough-raised author's epistolary book follows in a long line of essays about race and politics, but adds Canadian context Read more

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Alyssa K. Faoro/Institute for Canadian Citizenship

The racially tinged nationalism being pushed by far-right movements in Canada is that so-called “old-stock” Canadians are somehow more Canadian simply because they are white and European Read more

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Now the controversy over Hong Shing restaurant comes along to remind us that it’s not just white-owned establishments practicing discrimination against us, but also other people of colour Read more

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People are urging Yuk Yuk's Toronto to cancel a comedy show called White Guys Matter hosted by Aaron Berg that promises only white male comedians and jokes about race, religion and sexism Read more

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    Jacob Scheier