Kingston researchers aim to document anti-Asian racism during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Canadian society over the past five months. Now, a research project from KEYS Job Centre aims to understand its connection to perceived anti-Asian racism in Kingston. “This particular virus and the way it has been politicized by some — down south, but also here by

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Learn about other cultures by doing something meaningful this holiday season

“Befriending newcomers is such a rewarding experience and I feel I am doing something really worthwhile and purposeful,” said Jackie Hassefras, a KEYS family team volunteer. During the month of December, KEYS Job Centre will welcome 45 people from a variety of countries including Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq and Eritrea.

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