Ottawa at Work: 'We have to recognize that that hate is coming and growing here' -- StatsCan reports significant increase in hate-motivated crime targeting LGBTQ+ folks in 2021


In a new report from Statistics Canada examining data of crimes reported to police in 2021, hate-motivated crime against a variety of Canadians is up significantly, including a 64% increase in crimes targeted folks based on sexual orientation.

Fae Johnstone, executive director of Wisdom2Action, joins Rosey Edeh to talk through the factors influencing that growth and how it can be addressed.