Vancouver Sun's Editorial Standards The Real Danger To Social Trust
Vancouver Sun’s Editorial Standards The Real Danger To Social Trust
The mainstream media can inflict far more damage to social cohesion than anything that neighbours from different backgrounds could ever do

A century ago, Canada was a “White Man’s Country.” It was the era of overt race politics and colonialism. Indigenous peoples and Asian Canadians were barred from voting, and immigration from Asia was legally restricted.

Politicians proudly stumped on keeping the borders sealed from non-white immigration, and newspapers, including the Vancouver Sun, peddled copies by brandishing slurs like “heathens,” “hordes,” and “invaders” in their headlines.

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