Category: Discrimination/Racism/Hate crime allegations

Tanzania’s anti-homosexuality purge is making Ottawa anxious

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/lgbtq-tanzania-canadian-aid-1.4900048 Anti-gay harassment has increased in Tanzania since the election of President John Magufuli. (Khalfan Said/The Associated Press) Official anti-gay prejudice in Tanzania is causing Canadian officials to reassess this country’s relationship with one of Canada’s biggest aid recipients. Arrests of gay men in Zanzibar over the weekend, and the launch of “anti-gay patrols” in the […]

Halifax is not Canada’s Black Mecca

https://www.thecoast.ca/Opinionated/archives/2018/11/08/halifax-is-not-canadas-black-mecca Tundé Balogun is an investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker. He is owner of The Objective News Agency, a special investigative documentary-style news outlet covering issues important to Black communities that mainstream media miss. Find out more at theobjective.ca SANDRA C. HANNEBOHM From education to employment, government and media, Halifax has a blatant culture of systemic racism. In […]

Police investigating after north Edmonton schools tagged with swastikas

https://www.thestar.com/edmonton/2018/11/08/police-investigating-after-north-edmonton-schools-tagged-with-swastikas.html EDMONTON—Hate speech hit a string of north-side schools when swastikas surfaced on their outside walls Wednesday. Glengarry, Killarney, and Queen Elizabeth schools, all within walking distance of each other, offer Arabic bilingual programming to elementary, junior high, and high school students, respectively.

Man alleging he faced racism at worksite says he was purposely shot with nail gun

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nail-gun-shooting-racism-pictou-county-construction-site-1.4844667 Nhlanhla Dlamini says he suffered a punctured lung after being intentionally shot with a nail gun by a co-worker on a worksite in Abercrombie, N.S., on Sept. 19. He says medical staff inserted a chest tube to release air that was building up between his lung and his chest wall, causing his lung to […]