Police say Jewish Torontonians were most commonly targeted in hate crimes last year, but the report also notes a dramatic increase in reported hate crimes against members of the Black and Asian communities.
"Global events including the COVID-19 pandemic, first reported in Wuhan, China; and the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man, who died while in police custody on May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, United States, are believed to be contributing factors to the 51% increase in hate crime reporting in 2020," police said.
Police say the number of arrests related to hate crimes also increased in 2020, from 23 in 2019 to 41 in 2020.
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"As you know, many young people will require parental consent to have that vaccine or not. If the parents do not wish to have their son or daughter vaccinated, and that approval is required, it won't be forced upon them," she stated.
"We encourage people very strongly to receive the vaccine as soon as it's their time to protect themselves and their loved ones, but at this point it will not be compulsory."
Health Canada has approved the Pfizer vaccine for children 12 and up. In a technical briefing on Wednesday, the Ontario government announced that they are looking to start getting children vaccinated by June.