Toronto Immigration Organization Launches Anti-Racism Ad Campaign

Jun 16, 2016 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

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The city of Toronto has partnered up with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants to help break down what they believe is a rise in islamophobia in the city.


The partnership recently launched an advertisement last Tuesday which features a white male telling a woman in a hijab to go back where she came from.


“Where,” replies the woman, “North York?”


The bottom caption then reads “Muslims are a part of Toronto.”


The agency’s executive director Debbie Douglas says she has “absolutely” seen a rise in the anti-Muslim sentiment since refugees began arriving from Syria in large numbers in December. The agency hopes that ads like these will help break the stigma.



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