news conference: That's not good policing, according to The Chronicle Herald. That's not good for building a vibrant society .... When you're stopped in your community for no reason, it makes you feel like you have no worth. People are being stopped because of the colour of their skin, he told an outdoor news conference, held in a park that is in a predominantly black neighbourhood in Halifax's north end. Singh said he was detained by police for no reason multiple times when he was younger, and it continued to happen when he was a law student in Toronto. This is an issue that impacts folks across Canada, he said. The leader, elected to lead the federal NDP last October, has said police have stopped him 11 times over the years, with the first incident of what he describes as racial profiling happening when he was 17. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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