“We are all deeply disturbed by the violent, overt and subtle displays of racism we are increasingly seeing and some that are being reported in the media. This is an affront to what it means to be a citizen in our province and country,” the Business Council of B.C. (BCBC) said in an open letter released Thursday (May 21).
“As a place that welcomes the world, what we are witnessing is not who we are or aspire to be as Canadians. Admitting this growing problem will enable us to address it.”
The BCBC statement was signed by more than 200 members of the business community, as well as community, Indigenous and faith-based leaders.
Read the full article in Business in Vancouver.