Typically, Canada is portrayed as accepting and welcoming of all people. However this is not necessarily true — racism is alive and well in Canada and something needs to be done about it.
The majority of Saskatoon Public School Division’s Board of Trustees voted in favour of changing the Redmen name and logo of Saskatoon’s Bedford Road Collegiate on March 4.
Written by Ian Nelson and directed by Denis Rouleau, The White Room (presented in French as La Chambre Blanche) is a story about home, family and how they define us — both by ourselves and those who would use such things as guilt by association.
Concerns about the Tropical Night cultural appropriation have spurred conversation from all sides.
The University of Saskatchewan Arts and Science Student Union has come under fire from students who felt that the group’s Hawaiian night fundraiser is a case of cultural misappropriation.
Bedford Road Collegiate Institute is one of Saskatoon’s oldest high schools, second only to Nutana Collegiate Institute. With that age comes a history, and with all that time passed comes a necessity for change.
The debate surrounding potentially offensive sports team names and mascots has been raging for decades and has now taken hold in Saskatoon.
The ongoing fight over a Saskatoon high school logo is not going away. The controversy erupted last month over the name “Redmen” and the logo — a red-skinned man with braided hair — used to represent Bedford Road Collegiate sports teams.
The only people who would disagree that racial equality is a positive force and a worthy cause are awful, so it would be really cool if I wasn’t automatically grouped in with them because I happen to come from a coastal region in Scandinavia where humans have white skin.
A McGill law student will be filing a complaint with the Quebec Human Rights Commission after witnessing and recording the use of blackface at a frosh activity on Sept. 15.