Racism

WHAT DO WE THINK ABOUT RACISM?

77% think racism exists towards Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, down from 82% in 2020.

But only some of us believe it exists on an institutional level.

50% believe Black and Indigenous people experience disproportionate levels of violence by police/RCMP/peace officers, down from 61% in 2020.

53% believe Black, Indigenous and racialized people have opportunities to be equal participants in community, down from 58% in 2020.

The importance of understanding Truth and Reconciliation is growing.

78% believe it’s important to learn about shared history from an Indigenous perspective, including the impacts of residential schools and intergenerational trauma, up from 73% in 2020.

61% believe Calgarians are accepting of people with diverse backgrounds, down from 65% in 2020.