Quebec organization creates pamphlet to educate Muslim women about their rights

Montreal Muslim women are binding together to fight for their rights. On Thursday night, Justice Femme, an organization dedicated to the protection of women’s rights, along with the Women’s Federation of Quebec, launched a pamphlet titled, “Muslim Women, Know your…

UCP axes long-time funding program for anti-racism initiatives

A grant aimed at fighting racism and promoting human rights and equality has been cut by Alberta’s UCP government. The move to axe the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund was made in the recent provincial budget and comes at…

Alberta Hate Crimes Committee hosts community meeting in Lethbridge

The Alberta Hate Crimes Committee hosted an engagement session in Lethbridge Tuesday afternoon, aimed at spreading education and awareness on the incidents motivated by hate. Related News The meeting was presented in partnership with the newly formed Lethbridge Diversity and…

Man charged after hate-motivated assault in Newmarket: police

York Regional Police say they have charged a 33-year-old man after another man reported a hate-motivated assault at a Newmarket McDonald’s on Sunday. Police said they were called to a parking lot near Yonge Street and Dawson Manor Boulevard shortly…

1 year since Tree of Life massacre, security increased at Jewish institutions around the world

At Toronto‘s Village Shul, like other synagogues around the world, there are clear signs security has been increased. “People ask all the time and people ask more in the last year than in all the years that I’ve been here,”…

Quebec Human Rights commission says majority of hate attacks go unreported

Quebec’s human rights commission says the vast majority of xenophobic and Islamophobic hatred in the province goes unreported to competent authorities. The organization has released the results of a two-year study that recommends the provincial government recognize the phenomenon and…

Internet users can put together their own ‘mix tape’ of racism: anti-hate expert

The Internet plays a huge role in radicalizing people and recruiting for neo-Nazi organizations, an anti-hate expert told Global News. The issue is in the public eye after an investigation by the Winnipeg Free Press revealed a member of the Canadian…

Edmonton group part of province-wide survey on hate crime

A new survey is up and running, with the goal of providing insight into how many Albertans have been the target of hate crime. Once the data is compiled, support groups will create a provincial response. The Response Model is…