A Vancouver mother was left in shock after receiving a racist email while looking for child care in British Columbia.
What happened: Wai-Ke Kim turned to Craigslist, as some of her friends suggested, after failing to find child care options for her 2-year-old son, according to Daily Hive.
A father who won over $100,000 in the lottery from a scratch card in Vancouver, Canada, plans to use it towards his children’s education.
Winning lottery ticket: Frankis Christurasa and his daughter, Pirashalini Firangs, won $125,000 on a Super Money Multiplier Scratch and Win ticket purchased from the Victoria Drive Town Pantry.
A 22-year-old Muslim woman wearing a hijab was verbally attacked while waiting for the bus in Vancouver, Canada, last week.
What happened: Shafira Vidyamaharani was at a bus stop on Main Street at around 11 a.m. on June 11 when the incident occurred, according to CBC.
A young man accused of deliberately running over a Pakistani Muslim family in London, Ontario, on June 6 has been charged with terrorism this week.
The charges: The incident, which killed four adults and injured a child, led to multiple charges against the suspect, Nathaniel Veltman, who was arrested shortly after fleeing the scene.
A Pakistani Muslim family taking an evening walk in London, Ontario, on Sunday was killed in a hit-and-run incident that local authorities believe to be hate-motivated.
The incident: Five members of the family were reportedly waiting to cross an intersection near Hyde Park Road at about 8:40 p.m. when a black pickup suddenly mounted the curb and slammed into all of them before speeding off, reported NBC News.
A man was filmed yelling anti-Asian slurs at a Stop Asian Hate rally in Richmond, British Columbia on Sunday.
What happened: The man hurled anti-Chinese slurs at members of the local Asian community, which organized the rally to raise awareness on anti-Asian hate and encourage cross-cultural dialogues to fight racism.
A man accused of hurling racist abuse at a Chinese family and an intervening bystander in Canada will not face charges, authorities reportedly said.
What happened: The suspect, whose name was not released, allegedly yelled anti-Asian slurs at the family and the bystander for no apparent reason.
Vancouver City Mayor Kennedy Stewart issued an apology on Monday for the city’s racist role in denying entry to hundreds of South Asians, mostly Sikhs from Punjab, aboard the Komagata Maru ship in 1914.
The apology: Stewart said the South Asians who arrived in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet on May 23, 1914, were looking to enter the country in hopes of having a better future, according to The Canadian Press.
Asian Canadian artist Christopher Tse wants people to open their eyes amid the rising anti-Asian racism via a powerful new campaign.
About the project: Tse wrote and narrated the spoken word PSA titled “Eyes Open” as part of an initiative of the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice (CCNC-SJ) for Asian Heritage Month.
With more anti-Asian hate crimes than 10 of the most populous U.S. cities combined in 2020, Vancouver has reportedly become the “Anti-Asian Hate Crime Capital of North America.”
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with several hate-motivated assaults on Asian victims at subway stations in Canada.
Anti-Asian hate: Joseph O’Sullivan Martinez was arrested on Wednesday for three anti-Asian assaults that took place at different subway stations around Toronto between April 9 and April 11, Global News reported.
Vancouver police have charged a 50-year-old art teacher for allegedly sexually assaulting his nine-year-old student.