Horgan “deeply” troubled by 717% increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in Vancouver | FULL

B.C. Premier John Horgan says the surge of anti-Asian hate crimes reported by the Vancouver Police Department is “deeply troubling.”

The premier addressed this Wednesday at his weekly media availability held in Langford, B.C.

The 717 per cent increase in anti-Asian hate crimes over the past year was included in a year-end report presented to the Vancouver Police Board on Wednesday.

“This is deeply troubling,” Horgan tweeted.

“Our work includes moving forward on anti-racism legislation, but there’s more for all of us to do in our stand against racism and hate in all its forms.”

For more details: https://globalnews.ca/news/7647135/horgan-bc-presser-feb-18/

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