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Just How Systemic Is Anti-Black Racism in Canada: Part 3: Penetrate the System, Right? Maybe Not.

There is a historical trajectory of devaluing Black people's health, safety, and environments. Past installments in this series have looked at examples ranging from Africville to Herongate to trace the continuity of this process. Ultimately, although some advocate for Black folks to join and change the system from within, without the system being open to change, this will not be enough.

The Systematic Exclusion of First Nations People from Federal Welfare

The Canadian tax system has historically disincentivized First Nations People from filling taxes. This has led to their systematic exclusion from Federal welfare benefits. This exclusion can only be remedied through divorcing the welfare state from the tax system. The response to COVID-19 gives us clues on how to radically transform this racist system.