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COVID Vaccination rates slow in minority groups

The best way to end the global pandemic right here at home is to ensure the majority the population has been fully vaccinated. The uptake of vaccinations for one and two doses is comparatively lower in marginalized people groups. Neighbourhoods with demographics of...

Anti-Asian Racism Spikes

White supremacy rallies are routinely being held weekly in Calgary. They join the 'anti-mask' protests of the vocal minority. Over the past week we also saw the racist killings of 8, including 6 Asian women in Atlanta. In Vancouver alone, over the past year, a 700%...

COVID Vaccinations Slowly Rolling out in Calgary

Vaccinations rates in Calgary are slowly creeping up as Canada struggles to acquire adequate vaccine supply due to a complete lack of domestic production capacity. Although the weather is shifting to a mild Spring, we cannot loosen our sights on maintaining adequate...

Systemic Racism in Canada, Alberta, and Calary

The news cycle used to be dominated by COVID. Now there are two major issues: the pandemic, and the movement for racialized justice. Canada has a dubious and detrimental distinction of pretending there's no racism here. It's in fact part of our cultural narrative to...

Is Hockey THE Canadian Cultural Icon?

There's been a lot of conversation in Canada over the past month. Most of it negative. Problems in the NHL came to light when the oft criticized TV personality, Don Cherry, made anti-immigrant remarks on his National segment, Coach's Corner on Hockey Night in Canada....

Nenshi and Singh on Trudeau Blackface

Many have heard by now the fiasco leading up to the general election: the #blackface scandal. Pictures nearly 20 years old depicting Prime Minister Trudeau in blackface makeup at events has put him in the hot seat. Why is it wrong? Blackface is a racist...

Strategy Unveiled: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022

The Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, unveiled Building a Foundation for Change: Canada's Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022. A key pillar of the strategy is the establishment of a new Anti-Racism Secretariat that will lead a whole-of-government approach...