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There are increasing calls for the Ontario government to declare anti-Black racism a public health crisis.

“Anti-Black racism has undeniably harmful effects on Black Ontarians,” CUPE Ontario president Fred Hahn said in a statement on Wednesday.

“We need to name what happens to Black people when it comes to policing, workplace discrimination, the stress it causes and so much more as a public health crisis requiring urgent and comprehensive action.

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