We get it. This is just a small starter back of 10 facts on a huge issue. And there is no way we can fully convey an entire country’s racial history in a single article. The history of Canada is a complicated one — and the story that’s been told to us over the years has left out many points of view in its narrative — colonization is funny that way. But what we are hoping is that these questions and answers will not only enlighten you, but also get you to want to question beyond what you’ve been taught, read or told.
When did the last segregated school in Canada close down?
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Why was the RCMP was created?
What happened to Japanese folks in BC during the Second World War?
What racist “feminist” law was created in Saskatchewan in 1912?
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Have you ever looked at the death rates by police based on race?
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Marijuana may be legal now, but how many people have been pardoned?
What was the record number of minority MPs reported in government in 2015?
What odds are in favour for Indigenous folks in the court system?
What don’t you know about Canada’s history?
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Do Canadians deny racism?
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