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Dakshana Bascaramurty

Dakshana Bascaramurty is a national news reporter who writes about race and ethnicity. She won a 2013 National Newspaper Award in beat reporting for her coverage of changing demographics in the 905 region. Previously, she was a feature writer for Globe Life.

Latest articles
Crime, punishment and prejudice: Courts weighing whether race has a role in sentencing black offenders
Programs aimed at helping black students facing disciplinary issues can wipe slates clean
Two suspects involved in Toronto playground shooting still at large
Canadian Starbucks stores are closing Monday afternoon for anti-bias training. But does this type of education work?
Toronto restaurant ordered to pay $10,000 after asking black customers to prepay for their meal
Malala Yousafzai on her critics, Western feminism and the role of men in her movement
What we know about the Humboldt bus crash victims
As multi-ethnic population in Canada rises, complications arise for families
At Six Nations’ deer hunt, aboriginal rights become a target
The Globe and Mail
The modern touch of an old master: Inside the process behind Kent Monkman’s art
Ontario Human Rights Commission to review practices of Toronto police
For The Globe and Mail
Review by Toronto board calls for cancellation of police-in-schools program
For The Globe and Mail
Canada aims for immigration boost to buttress economy as population ages
The Globe and Mail
Sexual-harassment suit against ex-Ontario premier David Peterson dismissed
AFP/Getty Images
Census 2016: Canada getting more diverse as immigration, Indigenous population increase