Fighting Hate: A Dilemma for Canada

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Hate speech and hate crime is on the rise globally and Canada is no exception to this disturbing trend. In 2017 police reported a 47% rise in hate crimes[i] and B’nai Brith has found that anti-Semitism has increased in each of the past three years, rising to record levels.[ii] Within this context, there is increasing… Read more »

Welcome Aboard!

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Mosaic is delighted to welcome three new additions to our professional team in Toronto. Rachel MansellVice President, Operations Rachel is a detail oriented, people-focused strategist, with a passion for conflict resolution practised through the lenses of human rights, diversity, and inclusion. She completed her education at Western University (2006) and the University of Toronto (2013)…. Read more »

Video – Panel Discussion; The Accountant of Auschwitz Screening

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Following the screening of the film “The Accountant of Auschwitz” at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, The Mosaic Institute hosts panelists to discuss the Holocaust, the Rohingya genocide, and Cambodia’s killing fields. This was part of the Mosaic Institute’s work on post-conflict reconciliation, which seeks to allow fruitful discussion and to break the cycle of inter-generational trauma. Panelists… Read more »

Int’l Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On this day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people peacefully demonstrating against apartheid pass laws in Sharpeville, South Africa. This year’s theme is to mitigate and counter rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies. Racist extremist movements based on ideologies that… Read more »