The province’s Human Rights Commissioner says we have to shift our focus from police as the first responders to all emergencies.View More Systemic racism within British Columbia police targets minorities
About 100 demonstrators from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds blockaded a train on the CN railways in Toronto on Nov. 21 in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders in British Columbia.View More Photo Gallery: Toronto residents block CN Rail in support of Wet’suwet’en
Local Journalism Initiative reporter Amrita Roy Chowdhury Majumdar explores a new approach in Halton to helping new Canadians overcome misconceptions about emergency services.View More When to Call 911: New Halton Service Helps Newcomers Navigate Crisis Situations
The fact that Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, should be considered a victory, but there lies a long, difficult road ahead, writes Marcus Medford.View More Don’t Hold Your Breath: Thoughts on the Derek Chauvin Trial
Now is the time to have honest and difficult conversations about Anti-Black racism in Canada, writes columnist Marcus Medford.View More If Not Now, Then When?
Mental health experts are calling for more culturally appropriate services for racialized immigrants in Canada in light of the recent death of a Sudanese-born father of five who was fatally shot by Toronto police officers…View More Responding Differently to Newcomer Mental Health
North America is in a crisis. The use of excessive force and police brutality that has gone on for decades has been placed in the spotlight over the past few years with several high profile…View More Celebrating Black Excellence