From Nicholas Hune-Brown of The Walrus:
Link: Shop Talk – Can Kim’s Convenience help fix TV’s diversity problem?
In reality, one in five Canadians is a visible minority. In Vancouver and Toronto, where many of these shows are shot, nearly half the residents are people of colour. And yet on our televisions, minorities exist at the margins. They’re there for a moment—working the front desk at the gym, mopping up after a group of wacky elementary-school teachers—and then they’re gone, multicultural set dressing against which the paler denizens of TV Canada live their eventful lives. Continue reading.
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