Demonstrators in Toronto want a portion of funds currently used for policing redirected to social services in marginalized communities.
A 31-year old Kitchener, Ont., man diagnosed with an unexpected brain tumour while on vacation in Thailand last winter has died.
"We're just at the whim of all of these policymakers who are not in the same situation as us and who are making decisions based on a lot of unknowns and there's not a lot we can do about it."
Experts say it's time for Canadians to clue in: Canada is not immune to racism.
'As a Black person, with that tragedy happening, having a louder voice now, you feel like you're going to be finally being heard, but it doesn't stop there.'