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Toronto's city manager writes open letter to black staff in wake of 'disturbing' events in U.S. Toronto City Manager Chris Murray has written an open letter to black staff members, assuring them hes not OK with the status quo in the wake of the incredibly disturbing events of the last couple of weeks.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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I find it hard to count on them. Black youth say its time for real action from Ontario government Growing up, Shanice Burton never saw people who looked like her spoken about in school.“When I was really young, I was definitely naive to a lot of the racial inequalities that exist in Canada,” she said. “In this country, there’s
TheStar.com | 5 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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George Floyds death may have changed the world, but it hasnt changed Donald Trump WASHINGTON—Rev. Al Sharpton’s eulogy for George Floyd, at a memorial service in Minneapolis, reached an emotional crescendo of triumphant shouting. “Go on home, George! Get your rest, George! You changed the world, George!”It was a
TheStar.com | 6 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Time to 'defund the police?' Outrage over brutality, racism in U.S. casts new light on Toronto's police budget As protests over police brutality and racism erupt across the United States and beyond, sparked by the death of George Floyd, whose final moments were spent with a police officer's knee pressed into his neck one refrain is growing louder and louder: "Defu
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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This landlord spent more than a week trying to get Ottawas rent subsidy for his tenants. It hasnt been easy OTTAWA—Sanjay Uppal wants to help. He really does.But he says the federal government isn’t making it easy.Uppal, 47, describes himself as a small commercial landlord who co-owns storefront properties in Oakville and Cambridge. For more than a
TheStar.com | 8 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Toronto police chief had 'horrible feeling' in his stomach when he saw what happened to George Floyd Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders on Thursday described the hurt he felt when he saw how George Floyd was killed by police in Minnesota, adding that the subsequent protests that followed clearly show that the time is now over for incremental change.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Anti-Black racism is not words, its reality, police chief says ahead of new Toronto protests More protests and gatherings are expected in Toronto in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet in the presence of Toronto police.According to police, three events are scheduled in Toronto Friday wit
TheStar.com | 8 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Private long-term care executive turfed after mocking families in online call A high-ranking official with a private long-term care company is now out of a job after she was overheard mocking the residents of a beleaguered Toronto-area care home after a virtual town hall meeting.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How does Canada save its economy? Canada’s economic numbers are staggering, for all the wrong reasons. In the span of two months, more than three million Canadians have lost their jobs and another 2.5 million have had their work hours reduced. Unemployment has soared to 13 per cent
TheStar.com | 9 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Raptors' title defence could take place in Disney World On Thursday, the NBAs board of governors approved a return format that includes 22 teams playing in Orlandos Disney World, and a potential Game 7 of the Finals on Oct. 12.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend