Institutional Racism In Canada

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Institutional racism is unfair practice based on race, discrimination done by
Government bodies, corporation, media outlets and schools. This type of racism
Favor one ethnicity over another, example of that kind of prejudice can be found all over the Americas, here in Canada there’s been many instances of institutionalize racism, different government services has been set to fail aboriginal and other people of color in

Canada since the founding of this nation. There’s various types of racism, we can experience by an institution such as: Face to face encounter, internalized and institutionalized when it widely spread among the personnel. When an ethnicity is stigmatized, they are subject to be alienated.
Therefore this can lead
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The Western Hemisphere has been settle by different colonials powers from Europe, virtually all countries That have been rule by settlers from the colonial eras hold the power structures and the economy of the country they settled in.
Although, some are a majority and some others a minority and exercise political power at their advantage, in order to maintain their status, oligarchs are form to rule over the people .
Halifax Nova Scotia has been the center of controversies, a number of institution in that province has been practicing institutionalize racism, movie theaters had seats reserved for blacks on the top floor, even in Montreal back then, had washroom for color people. However, a successful entrepreneur by the name of Viola Desmond, an incident occurred when she decided to seat on the main floor, the manager of that theater told her to go to the upper floor, when she refused, she was forcibly removed and fined for 262$ in today’s money valued. She filed a lawsuit against the Roseland theater. However, the charges were dismissed, she loss the case. This is example of what is institutionalized
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However, when comparing Aboriginal adults and non-Aboriginal adults with the same education and employment characteristics, the incarceration rates among Aboriginal adults were 3.3 to 5.1 times higher. In short, these socio- economic characteristics reduced the difference in incarceration rates of adults aged 20 to 34 by half in Alberta. A similar pattern occurs in Saskatchewan (Table 7). Still, even when comparing persons with the same characteristics, incarceration rates for Aboriginal young adults remain higher than those of their non-Aboriginal counterparts.” (statcan, 2015)

Many structures have been put in place by the government, in order to find a strategy to fight racism in Number of institution inside the country such as: Government agencies that give hiring opportunities to visible minorities, the police force is recruiting to have a better representation of the Canadian population. Courses like sociology help to understand the interaction between the different
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