Delta mayor says rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, anti-Semitism ‘shameful’

Delta Optimist

We must do better.

That’s what Mayor George Harvie said during an address at the start of Delta council’s meeting on May 31 regarding an increase in anti-Semitism and anti-Asian hate crimes in Canada.

He said there’s an alarming spike in anti-Semitism, in both frequency and severity, across Canada. …

After a series of recent anti-Asian and racist episodes in Richmond, Mayor Malcolm Brodie and Richmond RCMP last week also made a statement that such behaviour must not be tolerated. …

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