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Turning the tide on the tsunami of hate

It was only a image on a chocolate bar wrapper. However it opened the gates of hate.

Fae Johnstone, a transgender activist from Ottawa, had anticipated some pushback. A trans lady being a part of an Worldwide Girls’s Day promotion by Hershey’s was sure to set off somebody, someplace.

Altering the hearts of hate


Kara Hart, a program director on the John Howard Society, says she hopes her group’s anti-racism counselling program shall be expanded throughout Ontario.


Howard Slepkov, president of the Congregation B’Nai Israel in St. Catharines, says ”Jews are not the one group that is focused. The Asian neighborhood is focused. The Black neighborhood is focused. The Indigenous communities are focused.”

A really tough topic


Sherri Darlene is the founding father of Justice 4 Black Lives and is the chair of the Niagara Falls anti-racism committee.


Kojo Damptey, the previous govt director of the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion, says hate needs to be fought as a result of everybody deserves dignity.

Shields towards hate

‘I deserve dignity’

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