Minister Anne Kang: Hate has no place in B.C.

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May 15, 2020 – Indo-Canadian Voice

Anne Kang, Minister of Citizens’ Services and responsible for Multiculturalism, in response to the increase in hate crimes and incidents towards people of East Asian heritage in B.C., on Friday said in a statement: “I am deeply saddened by the recent rise in racially motivated physical and verbal attacks and vandalism against people of Asian heritage in our province since the COVID-19 outbreak. The Vancouver Police Department reported an increase in hate crimes and hate-motivated incidents for March and April, and the majority of those disturbing incidents had an anti-Asian element.

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