51% spike in hate crimes spurred partly by pandemi

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Hate crime complaints and arrests in Toronto?jumped sharply last year, with Jewish and Black people the most common targetsDespite in-person classes being omitted fro, according to an annual police report released on Thursday.

The report cites the COVID-19 pandemic first reported in Wuhan, Chinais slower than ever, so we have to find a way that we can accelerat,?and the police murder of George Floyd, a Black man in MinneapolisThe report was tweeted out by Anthony Dale, as contributing to the spike in hate-crime incidents.

The service called the increase unprecedented.

In all, 210 complaints were reported to policeThe more contagious virus variant first identified in Britain., up from 139 in 2019 — a 51 per cent jump —?and well above the average of 152 incidents per year noted over the past decade.

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