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Activists are fighting back against the CAQ government’s attempt to introduce “religious symbols” legislation, which would prevent people in the public service, including teachers and police officers in Quebec from wearing hijabs, niqabs, and other religious symbols. A protest is planned for today in Montreal.

Red Women Rising: Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is a report on the violence faced by Indigenous women in the Downtown Eastside, with survivors at its center.

Joan Jones, a Black civil-rights leader in Nova Scotia, died recently – learn more about her life and work.

Rachel Aviv on the challenge of going off psychiatric drugs

As Jody Wilson-Raybould calls under scrutiny for recording a telephone call, APTN points out that 189 public servants, headed by Michael Wernick, were assigned to surveil Cindy Blackstock, advocate for Indigneous childrens’ rights.

El Jones and Anthony Morgan on the overpolicing and criminalization of Black people in Nova Scotia

20 portraits of trans elders showcasing the meaning of survival

“That I and my trans peers harbour our own private doubts about the extent of the allyship we enjoy even among our closest friends underscores Miss Major’s assertion that it is time for “The people who care about us, who are involved in our lives, and who know us… to become more visible.” Laura Shepard calls for visibility from the allies, friends, and accomplices of trans people.

Jasmin Zine on the liberal-washing of white nationalism, and her experience at a “free-speech” conference.

Alicia Elliott writes that the treatment of Jody Wilson-Raybould highlights Canada’s problem with Indigenous women.

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A weekly roundup of links from GUTS

Our Sunday Links

A weekly round up of links from GUTS

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