Burnaby MLA calls out rise in racism during pandemic

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May 4, 2020 – Valerie Leung/Burnaby Now

Kang acknowledged having seen an increase of anti-Asian racism and hate crimes in the province, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and stated that the acts are “unacceptable and everyone deserves to feel safe. “In this time of global crisis, we must remember that our communities are richer because of the contributions of all British Columbians. More than ever, we need to stand together, show kindness and demonstrate through our words and actions that hate has no place in B.C.,” said Kang in a statement.

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