The Great White North: Racism in Canada’s Policing of Protests

Canada has long been considered a beacon of human rights; unfortunately, a bleaker picture of the Great White North exists. In this article, I take a brief look into the impacts of Canada’s colonial history on policing behaviour, particularly in the context of the Freedom Convoy protest.
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Making Canada Free Again

Over the past week, Canada’s capital city of Ottawa has been overrun by thousands of protesters, initially responding to the recent 14-day quarantine mandate placed upon Canadian truckers crossing the Canada-US border. The protesters fight for the removal of Covid restrictions, the erasure of Covid mandates, and their right to free choice. Unfortunately, some protesters also fight for something else.
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