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Address Criticism: Projet Candidates and Anti-Racism Activist

address criticism: Made up of 15 people from diverse backgrounds, the group will focus on everything from racial profiling to socio-economic issues and employment, according to CBC. Myrna Lashley, a professor in McGill's department of psychiatry and a researcher at Montreal's Lady Davis Institute, acknowledged the group has a wide mandate but said she believes the members can handle it. The roundtable was assembled, in part, to address criticism of the Projet Montr al administration for its lack of diversity while about one-third of Montrealers are visible minorities, all the Projet candidates elected are white. CBC's Daybreak spoke to Lashley and May Chiu, an anti-racism activist, lawyer and member of the Progressive Chinese of Quebec, about the task force Tuesday. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. They shared their expectations, what issues they want to tackle first and whether they believe they'll be able to spark change. ( As reported in the news.