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Canada: Rodriguez and Heritage Canada

canada: Ironically, Rodriguez claimed to the Globe and Mail that Canada is not a racist society, wherever one lives, according to Rabble. While Rodriguez walked back that odd statement a few days later, it was only one of many perplexing and disappointing things that have happened in recent weeks. Two weeks ago, the Globe and Mail queried Rodriguez about a series of closed-door consultations on racism that had recently been quietly launched by Heritage Canada. As far as Heritage Canada's new consultations about racism, it's difficult to have a warm fuzzy feeling. The public is not made aware of when they will take place, or who has been invited. First, they are shrouded in secrecy. ( As reported in the news.