Student representatives ‘disappointed’ by committee report sparked by professor’s use of N-word
The University of Ottawa Students’ Union says a report by the university’s Committee on Academic Freedom was wrong to endorse academic freedom in an incident involving a professor’s use of the N-word during a class discussion.
With police seen as a threat by some racialized groups, Ottawa’s force is working on reforms
Racialized Canadians and police officers have an increasingly complex relationship. It seems as though those who should be a source of protection are considered to be dangerous.
Past and present meet in Rembrandt exhibition at National Gallery
The exhibition, Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition, at the National Gallery of Canada makes a strong statement about modern times.
Canada Day 2021: A time to reflect
This year, attitudes toward Canada Day were affected by recent revelations of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children on land near former residential schools and by the shocking attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in London, ON. Across the country on July 1, there were celebrations of Canada Day and rallies calling for the cancellation of the…
Security concern growing for Ottawa mosques and Muslim community
The London, ON, terror attack that resulted in the deaths of four members of the Muslim community has prompted a heightened concern about security in Ottawa’s community.
Young Asian Canadians hardest hit by discrimination in Canada, survey shows
A new survey on anti-Asian discrimination shows young people are more likely to be affected.
“We can’t let the pandemic stop us from doing the work that we do”: Native Women’s Association holds online support circles for residential school survivors
The Native Women’s Association of Canada is holding online support circles for residential school survivors in wake of Kamloops discovery.
COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked anti-Asian racism in Canada
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a problem within Canadian society – anti-Asian racism. Data indicates violence has increased in the past year.
Vancouver care package initiative aims to bring joy to every season
A new initiative called Season’s Greetings provides gift boxes to people living in poverty in Metro Vancouver.
Ottawa vigil for Atlanta shooting victims raises cry against anti-Asian racism
Individuals of all ages gathered despite the wet weather in the Elgin Street park on Sunday, March 28 to pay tribute to the eight victims — six of them Asian women — in the Atlanta shootings of March 16.