Category: Discrimination/Racism/Hate crime allegations

Video: Montreal police used excessive force, biracial couple says

Video: Montreal police used excessive force, biracial couple says Brian Mann and his girlfriend Tayana Jacques say they were on their way to get coffee on a Saturday morning last April when they began laughing at a cute Corgi on the street. Seconds later, they say, a police car pulled up beside them on St-Laurent […]

Black Iqaluit resident suffers public racial taunting, abuse

http://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/65674black_iqaluit_resident_suffers_public_racial_taunting_abuse/ Nunavut August 09, 2018 – 1:32 pm Another sign that Iqaluit is becoming a multicultural community: members of Iqaluit’s African and Caribbean community celebrate Africa Day this past May 26 at the pavilion inside Sylvia Grinnell Park, where they enjoyed fish cakes, cou-cou, spicy beans and rice. It’s likely that about 250 Iqaluit residents […]

Halifax police investigating racist comment made during road rage incident

Halifax police investigating racist comment made during road rage incident Halifax police are investigating an incident on a Nova Scotia highway that resulted in a man accusing a woman of driving slowly because of her “Asian” heritage. Const. John MacLeod, a spokesperson for the Halifax Regional Police, confirmed that the force is investigating an incident […]

Halifax Transit riders call for action on racist incidents

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/halifax-transit-riders-call-for-action-on-racist-incidents-261893/Dalhousie professor Isaac Saney says he and his baby girl Ashah Joan Mary-Katherine Vaughan Saney, five months, were victims of a racist attack in October. The two were at a media conference Thursday to announce the formation of a new group, Racism-Free Transit. – ERIC WYNNE Isaac Saney sat silently in a daze as two […]

(French) : Vidéo islamophobe: quatre joueuses de basketball suspendues au cégep de Sainte-Foy

https://www.journaldequebec.com/2018/11/12/video-islamophobe-quatre-joueuses-de-basketball-suspendues-au-cegep-de-sainte-foy Quatre joueuses de basketball du cégep de Sainte-Foy sont suspendues depuis plusieurs jours pour avoir tenu des propos islamophobes sur une vidéo diffusée sur les réseaux sociaux. La vidéo a été partagée le 7 novembre dernier. Sur celle-ci, on peut notamment entendre l’une des filles crier «Fuck les musulmans, men. Tous des terroristes». Bien […]

‘Another bad day for a black man’: Shopper says he was profiled at The Bay

‘Another bad day for a black man’: Shopper says he was profiled at The Bay “It was racial profiling at the highest level and I don’t deserve that,” said Michael Bryan of being detained by Bay security guards in Montreal. PIERRE OBENDRAUF / MONTREAL GAZETTE A Montreal man is accusing The Bay of racial profiling after being detained […]