Why Quebec—and Canada—Needs More Black Voices in Media

Blacks make up Montreal’s largest visible minority. According to the 2011 census, 147,100 live in the city. Why, then, are there so few in our media? As far back as the 1930s, black journalists in…

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End Carding: Time for Police Chief to Get on Board

A huge wave, represented by about 50 high-profile Canadians, rocked Mayor John Tory’s proverbial boat this week. The “wave” consisted of a former chief justice of Ontario, three former mayors (one of whom is a…

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Ending Police Carding Is Just Step One

“I’m afraid for my son to grow up.” The words come via a 23-year-old woman, who sits with her six-month-old son in her arms. These words – words that no mother should have to say…

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