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Dakshana Bascaramurty

Dakshana Bascaramurty

Dakshana Bascaramurty

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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.

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RACE AND ETHNICITY
As multi-ethnic population in Canada rises, complications arise for families
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At Six Nations’ deer hunt, aboriginal rights become a target
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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
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Review by Toronto board calls for cancellation of police-in-schools program
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IMMIGRATION
Canada aims for immigration boost to buttress economy as population ages
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Sexual-harassment suit against ex-Ontario premier David Peterson dismissed
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CENSUS 2016
Census 2016: Canada getting more diverse as immigration, Indigenous population increase
EDUCATION
How Legos helped build a classroom lesson on white privilege
RACE RELATIONS
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Donald Trump, America’s ‘first white president’
Debate over police officers in classrooms spreads to GTA
Ontario schools to collect race-based data in effort to reduce educational disparities
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SCHOOLS
Debate escalates over legacy of John A. Macdonald in Ontario schools
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Extremism does not stop at the U.S.-Canada border​ Subscriber content
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Restaurateur sues two for defamation after being accused of links to extremism
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Popularization of patois stirs up complex feelings for Toronto’s West Indian community
Canadian artist Maria Qamar calls out the women who raised her in new book Trust No Aunty
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books
How the publishing industry is addressing the need for diversity
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Bias against black people linked to police use of lethal force, study suggests
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Majority of black people in Toronto feel targeted and disrespected: study
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