Monthly Archives:October 2016

Advocating for more public legal education in racialized communities

By Josephine Li Wayne van der Meide,one of Legal Aid Ontario's (LAO) co-leads for its Racialized Communities Strategy,必威官方平台在线授权experienced an "astonishing"moment when he was meeting with a settlement agency to talk about what LAO does."It was astonishing when we would say LAO could cover all of these different legal issues and the […]

Canada will never end racism unless it dispels these three national myths first

The new Anti-Racism Directorate aims to tackle systemic racism at a broad level through policy,research,public awareness and community collaboration.However,the Directorate's work,and in effect its very existence,will always be resisted and threatened by some unless common underlying myths about racism are first addressed in the public sphere.