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An all-boys Grade 8 class participates in a drama exercise at Humberwood Downs Junior-Middle Academy in Toronto.
An all-boys Grade 8 class participates in a drama exercise at Humberwood Downs Junior-Middle Academy in Toronto.
(KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Canadian-born visible minority youth facing an unfair job future

Data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), which replaced the long-form census, indicate that racial status remains a significant factor in shaping advantage and disadvantage in the Canadian job market and in influencing the overall level of poverty and income inequality.

Put bluntly, non-whites do significantly worse than whites, in part because of racial discrimination.