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Paulette Senior, the president and CEO of the Canadian Women’ s Foundation, poses for a photograph in Toronto on Monday, April 29, 2019. Black and racialized people are underrepresented and often almost non-existent on boards in eight major cities across Canada. A new study from Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute has found both groups lacking on the boards of large companies, agencies and commissions, hospitals, educational institutions and in the voluntary sector in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, Hamilton, London and Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

‘The data is bad’: Black and racialized Canadians lacking on boards, study finds

Black Canadians represent 5.6%of the population but occupy 2% of positions across the types of boards analyzed

Paulette Senior, the president and CEO of the Canadian Women’ s Foundation, poses for a photograph in Toronto on Monday, April 29, 2019. Black and racialized people are underrepresented and often almost non-existent on boards in eight major cities across Canada. A new study from Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute has found both groups lacking on the boards of large companies, agencies and commissions, hospitals, educational institutions and in the voluntary sector in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, Hamilton, London and Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Lee Anna Osei honouring brother through Black Canadian Coaches initiative

Lee Anna Osei honouring brother through Black Canadian Coaches initiative

Lee Anna Osei honouring brother through Black Canadian Coaches initiative

Lee Anna Osei honouring brother through Black Canadian Coaches initiative
St. Louis couple charged for pulling, waving guns at protest

St. Louis couple charged for pulling, waving guns at protest

St. Louis couple charged for pulling, waving guns at protest

St. Louis couple charged for pulling, waving guns at protest
Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike
Ottawa Police have apologized for how they handled a 911 call about a Black man in a park, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Ottawa Police have apologized for how they handled a 911 call about a Black man in a park, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures

Calls grow for news outlets reporting on systemic racism to address own failures
Charges dropped against N.S. woman injured during arrest in racial profiling case

Charges dropped against N.S. woman injured during arrest in racial profiling case

Charges dropped against N.S. woman injured during arrest in racial profiling case

Charges dropped against N.S. woman injured during arrest in racial profiling case
In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancour to motivate voters

In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancour to motivate voters

In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancour to motivate voters

In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancour to motivate voters
Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park
Verizon has joined the growing boycott against Facebook and Twitter, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

#StopHateforProfit campaign continues

  • Jul 2, 2020
Verizon has joined the growing boycott against Facebook and Twitter, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Data is still emerging in Canada about the efficacy of body cameras on police officers, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

Calgary police say cameras hold police and the public accountable

Data is still emerging in Canada about the efficacy of body cameras on police officers, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing
City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone

City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone

City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone

City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone
Winds of change: Mississippi rebel-themed flag fading away

Winds of change: Mississippi rebel-themed flag fading away

Winds of change: Mississippi rebel-themed flag fading away

Winds of change: Mississippi rebel-themed flag fading away
First ministers couldn’t agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: PM

First ministers couldn’t agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: PM

First ministers couldn’t agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: PM

First ministers couldn’t agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: PM
‘A true victory:’ Charges dropped against Alberta chief in violent arrest

‘A true victory:’ Charges dropped against Alberta chief in violent arrest

‘A true victory:’ Charges dropped against Alberta chief in violent arrest

‘A true victory:’ Charges dropped against Alberta chief in violent arrest
3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery
Idea for addressing racism in policing prompts tense exchange in Green debates

Idea for addressing racism in policing prompts tense exchange in Green debates

Idea for addressing racism in policing prompts tense exchange in Green debates

Idea for addressing racism in policing prompts tense exchange in Green debates
Crowds mourn Rayshard Brooks at storied Atlanta church

Crowds mourn Rayshard Brooks at storied Atlanta church

Crowds mourn Rayshard Brooks at storied Atlanta church

Crowds mourn Rayshard Brooks at storied Atlanta church
McGill student who led fight to drop offensive team name chosen as valedictorian

McGill student who led fight to drop offensive team name chosen as valedictorian

McGill student who led fight to drop offensive team name chosen as valedictorian

McGill student who led fight to drop offensive team name chosen as valedictorian