Canadians Are Not Immune to Racism

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By Adrienne Clarkson
26th Governor-General of Canada

“When the Jews came on a boat called the St. Louis looking for refuge just before the Second World War, we turned them away to almost certain death. … When we, today, have still not dealt with the results of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which has laid out very carefully what we should be doing for our indigenous peoples. … We must never become complacent and think that we are better than anybody else because our country just happens not to be a place where you can buy an assault rifle down the street or where everyone carries a pistol in their glove compartment. We have to remember that we are not immune from racism and from taking away human rights.”

Read the full article at:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/we-must-remember-that-canadians-are-not-immune-from-racism/article33852998/

JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12










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