According to the Black Canadian National Survey (BCNS) conducted by York University’s Institute for Social Research, workplaces are seen as the epicenter of racial discrimination by Black Canadians. The survey highlights that 75% of Black Canadians experience racism in the workplace, while 90% view racism as a serious problem in the criminal justice system. The study, which examined social, political, and economic ties between races and ethnicities, emphasizes the urgent need for organizations to prioritize human rights principles and equity, diversity, and inclusion goals. The survey’s findings underscore the pervasive nature of racism in Canada and the importance of addressing systemic discrimination in multiple sectors, including education, healthcare, child services, and policing.
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