National Newswatch

For a violence-free future, we need to address online hate speech

Oct 22 2020 — Maya Roy — “It needs to stop.” Minister Catherine McKenna said it best last year when she described an incident of hate speech she experienced on the job. Unfortunately, hate speech, especially online, hasn’t abated. It’s worsened. In fact, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations is reporting that online hate speech against Asian, Black, Indigenous, Jewish, Muslim and […]