The pandemic of racism June 6, 2020

from The House from CBC Radio· ·

As Canadians react to the death of George Floyd and the urgent call for racial justice across the United States, The House convenes a panel of three Black Canadian politicians to discuss anti-Black racism in this country: Nova Scotia Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, Quebec Liberal leader Dominique Anglade and Alberta MLA David Shepherd. Plus, Harvard Kennedy School professor and former NAACP president Cornell Brooks says there is a “pandemic of policing” in the United States; Toronto lawyer Leslyn Lewis outlines why she wants to be the next leader of the Conservative Party; and, 30 years later, host Chris Hall revisits …



As Canadians react to the death of George Floyd and the urgent call for racial justice across the United States, The House convenes a panel of three Black Canadian politicians to discuss anti-Black racism in this country: Nova Scotia Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, Quebec Liberal leader Dominique Anglade and Alberta MLA David Shepherd. Plus, Harvard Kennedy School professor and former NAACP president Cornell Brooks says there is a “pandemic of policing” in the United States; Toronto lawyer Leslyn Lewis outlines why she wants to be the next leader of the Conservative Party; and, 30 years later, host Chris Hall revisits the failed Meech Lake Accord with former Ontario premier David Peterson and former New Brunswick premier Frank McKenna.