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“That doesn’t happen here,” “We’re not like them,” or “I’m so happy we live in Canada”: these are common phrases you hear people in Canada utter when the issue of race and racism are “trending topics”. The Canadian belief is that while racism does exist, it is nothing like what it is in America. America’s[…]

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BLSA Canada stands in solidarity with fellow Muslim law students. Click here to read our Statement of Support. BLSA Canada mourns alongside all those shaken by the tragic shooting at a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Québec, that took 6 lives and wounded 8 others. We condemn hatred and acts of division. We must stand together in love and[…]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Florida v. Zimmerman (the Trayvon Martin Murder Case) Verdict Highlights the Need for Critical Discussion of Race in the Legal Profession and Society – The Black Law Students’ Association of Canada The Black Law Students’ Association of Canada (BLSA Canada) is deeply disappointed by the verdict of not guilty that was[…]

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