Derek Chauvin Verdict Reaction in Canada – April 21, 2021
The guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin, the fight against systemic racism and the amendments to the federal budget… We discuss these subjects with MPs Alexandre Boulerice (NDP), Greg Fergus (LIB), Marie-Hélène Gaudreau (BQ) and Jacques Gourd (CPC).
Reactions to Chauvin’s guilty verdict with leaders of Canada’s Black community: Martine St-Victor, communications strategist and founding member of the Black Opportunity Fund, and Fabrice Vil, social entrepreneur.
In its new budget, Ottawa announced a record $18 billion to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across the country. We discuss this pledge with Michèle Audette, former commissioner of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.