As New Democrats, we recognize that racism hurts deeply and diminishes the humanity of marginalized people. Jagmeet and the NDP believe it is time to turn talk of diversity into action to confront racism.
As New Democrats, we recognize the inherent dignity of all people. We know that racism hurts deeply and diminishes the humanity of marginalized people. The impacts of hateful speech are real: hate crimes spiked to an all-time high in Canada in 2017, with an increasing number of incidents targeting Muslim, Jewish, and Black Canadians.
In Canada today, racialized people are more likely to face systemic barriers to employment, while immigrants and racialized communities are the targets of divisive rhetoric that pits neighbours against each other. Jagmeet and the NDP believe it is time to turn talk of diversity into action to confront racism.
Anti-Semitism, anti-Black racism, Islamphobia, and other forms of hate are too often allowed to flourish on the internet. We will work together to tackle the hate, racism, white supremacy, and systemic discrimination that are hurting people across the country.
A New Democrat government will take action to confront racism by:
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