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Keenan Aylwin

'There is a great risk to calling out white supremacy in this country'

On June 12, Barrie city council voted unanimously to reprimand Coun. Keenan Aylwin for calling out two Tory MPs for "playing footsies" with white supremacy. The reprimand was the first the council had delivered to one of its own, and in delivering it Barrie, Ontario, has become a microcosmic study in how difficult it can be for governments to effectively tackle the increasingly troubling issue.