Prejudice with power is racism
As parliamentarians, we need to wield our power and work with Canadians to determine how we overhaul the systemic, institutional and structural racism that is deeply embedded in this country we call Canada and thereby make it a better and more just place for all.
ISG Senator Mary Jane McCallum (Manitoba), pictured in this file photo on the Hill. 'As Parliamentarians, we then have an important role to play in ensuring such institutions, many of which are overseen by the federal government, are improved and accountable when it comes to combatting racism.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade