Take heed, political party leaders. Indigenous peoples, Black Canadians, and people of colour are now more than 26 per cent of Canada’s population. We will not be dismissed any longer. We demand to be safe in this country.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumped in and voiced his displeasure that anybody vilify his good friend Quebec Premier François Legault, or say anything bad about Quebec. The prime minister could have chosen to speak to the subject of racism with the intent to support constructive discourse rather than attempt to shut it down, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade