Across Canada, hatred is being cynically spread and empowered by right wing media and politicians. We are currently facing down a slew of elections where populists are using racism and hate to try to win.
It is manifesting in murder but also in property crime, verbal assaults and physical assault. Hate is not new and many of us have unfortunately learned to ignore it and ‘shake it off’. However, to combat it we must document it.
Here are two initiatives to document the incidences of hate in Canada