Racism worries high: study

Regina Leader-Post, April 7, 2010

The majority of Canadian urban aboriginals are happy living in cities, a recent study found, but many issues continue to be of concern — with discrimination a clear worry for those in Regina.

The new Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study, published Tuesday by the Environics Institute, indicated that, at 20 per cent, aboriginal people in Regina were more than twice as likely as those in most of the 10 other cities surveyed to say racism and discrimination is what they like least about living in their city. Aboriginals in Saskatchewan cities — including those in Regina, at 49 per cent — were the least likely to feel accepted by non-aboriginal neighbours. Read more »