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Independent review of systemic discrimination at N.S. Barristers’ Society underway – Halifax

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2021 2:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A former provincial ombudsman heading up an external review of systemic discrimination in the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society says he’s aiming to complete his work in eight to 10 months….

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Statue of poet Philip Larkin is placed on council’s secret racism review list

The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with a posthumous statue at Hull Paragon Interchange railway station in 2010

The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with a posthumous statue at Hull Paragon Interchange railway station in 2010 Philip Larkin has been included on a ‘secret list’ of ‘major statues of concern’ over comments he made in private letters published years after his death. The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with…

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Chicago to ‘review’ 41 statues in light of BLM protests

Mayor Lori Lightfoot (pictured above) announced on Wednesday that Chicago is reviewing the fate of 41 statues including those honoring Presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, and Christopher Columbus

Chicago announced on Wednesday that a city commission is reviewing the fate of 41 statues including those honoring Presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, and Christopher Columbus. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the city is seeking public comments before a decision is made on whether to remove the statues and replace…

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Sadiq Khan unveils taskforce to review capital’s landmarks to ensure they ‘reflect diversity’

Sadiq Khan has unveiled his diversity taskforce that will review London's landmarks in the wake of last year's Black Lives Matter protests

Sadiq Khan was today accused of ‘reducing London’s history to politics’ after unveiling his diversity taskforce to review landmarks in the capital. The 15-strong team includes an academic who implied that all international examples of white supremacy can be traced back to Britain, and a campaigner who once confronted the Queen to demand she apologise for historical injustices. …

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RFU will NOT ban ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ after review

The crowd at Twickenham will still be allowed to sing 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot'

RFU will NOT ban ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ after review into historical context but aim to educate fans on song’s roots in American slavery ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ has been sung at England games for many years  Song was reviewed for historical context which has roots in American slavery  RFU addressed whether song was appropriate…

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Priti Patel urges police watchdog to review handling of eco-protesters

Priti Patel wants a police watchdog to closely examine whether forces have wrongly allowed hugely disruptive rallies to be mounted ¿ even though they interfere with other people¿s daily lives

Priti Patel urges police watchdog to review handling of eco-protesters amid fears demonstrators have been allowed to run amok Home Secretary concerned police are too timid in tackling large-scale protests  Review seeks to ensure those causing extreme disruption face full limits of law It could ultimately mean ringleaders face jail time rather than a slap…

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ICBC may review cases in wake of former employee’s racist Facebook posts

Click to play video 'Kingston man fired by employer following racist posts on local Facebook group'

WARNING: This story contains offensive language that some readers may find disturbing B.C.’s public insurer says it may review some of its case files, after parting ways with an employee who allegedly posted racist content on Facebook. “As soon as we were made aware of these posts, a multi-stage investigation was initiated, which is now…

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