People across major Canadian cities including Montreal, Mississauga, Winnipeg and Calgary gathered and paid tribute to the Afzaal Family in London, Ont., who was recently the victim of what politicians are calling a terrorist attack. Demonstrators are calling for stronger anti-Islamophobia legislation.View More Solidarity with London Family Requires Systemic Change
The Muslim Canadian community continues to mourn the loss of four members of a Muslim family killed in Sunday’s Islamophobic attack. Reyhana Patel is calling on Canadians to stand up for and befriend their Muslim neighbours and work colleagues in a sign of solidarity.View More ‘Stand Up for Your Harassed Muslim Co-worker’
In Canada, the wash over effect is a 60 per cent spike in online hateView More If you Prick Us, Do We Not Bleed?
A little bit of racism is okay seems to be the message coming out of the runaway success that is Black Panther. Let’s all admit this is a great movie, a testament to a first…View More Let’s Temper the Gaga over Black Panther
Women’s March On Saturday, January 20, millions took to the streets to protest unjust legislative policies against women in the U.S. and Canada. Originally organized as a rally against the Trump administration in 2017, in…View More United We March
There is no question that fear sells. The latest Stephen King film about an evil clown – It – grossed over $120 million in its first three days after all. We are odd in that we both…View More When the Fear of Terrorism Trumps Reason
I am sure you have all read the stories. In the aftermath of an arrest of a mass murderer (or a terrorist), neighbours, friends and colleagues are interviewed about what they knew about the suspect.…View More Why Do We Keep Missing The Terrorists?
A study led by Western University researchers Stelian Medianu and Victoria Esses has found that visible minorities are significantly under-represented in senior leadership positions at City Halls in London and Ottawa, with Hamilton faring better.…View More Hamilton City Hall More Diverse than Ottawa, London
When about a week ago, Canada’s International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland cried in Brussels, her sniffles were heard around the world. The Times of London carried a story on October 22 headlined, “Trade deal failure…View More CETA Hold-Up has Lessons for Brexit
A recent study published by the Western University’s Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations found a severe lack of visible minorities in leadership roles in organizations in London, Ontario. While the study made…View More London’s Poor Diversity Score No Surprise