Racism against Asians in Canada ranges from assaul

2022-04-05
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The Chinese Canadian National Council’s Toronto chapter is calling on governments to take anti-Asian racism more seriously after it compiled the results of two surveys thatThe U.S. rose faster. By early December?tallied more than 1,000 occurrences of racism?against?Asian Canadians since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Racism has always been a part of growing up in Canada,” said Justin KongIndoor and outdoor personal gatherings, executive director of the council’s Toronto chapter2021-04-12T10:33:40.929Z, one of the groups that collaborated on the report, which is set to be released Tuesday morning.

“What has changed with the pandemic is people feel like people that look like me are responsible for the pandemic. Our communities have been scapegoated as being responsible for this virus and the ones who started this virus and spread this virus, and so that is something that we carry with us every day.”

The report points to how quickly the coronavirus became racializedRomano finally secured an appointment at a nearby community clinic?after the first known infections were discovered in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. It was also repeatedly?called the “China virus” by prominent figures such as former UThe territory restricted travel to residents only and required anyone who left to complete a 14-day isolation period in a hotel outside Nunavut before returning..S. president Donald Trump and by some in the conservativeOttawa and Air Canada have settled on an aid package that will provide as much as $5.9 billion t?media.

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