Racism makes life a constant struggle for Black Canadians

Sunday, June 14th, 2020

The current crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the glaring inequalities generated by exclusion. We now see clearly how the most vulnerable communities, Black communities in this instance, are more strongly affected by the pandemic and its collateral damage.

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‘My smiles matched yours’ [Michaëlle Jean]

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Oct 01 2010
In September 2005, I told you that nothing in today’s society is more disgraceful than the marginalization of certain young people who are driven to isolation and despair. That we must not tolerate such disparities. That it is our duty to encourage them to join us in this reinvention of the world and, to do so, we must give our young people the power and, even more, the desire to realize their full potential. I made this one of the priorities of my mandate… we are stronger when we join efforts; this I have witnessed.

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