The Back Streeters and the White Boys: Racism in rural Canada

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2020
From The Left

St Paul, Alberta, Canada - A map of embedded sorrow seems to crisscross the weary face of 55-year-old Howard McGillvery. But when he smiles - a close to toothless grin - there is a warmth in his dark brown eyes; a sparkling of optimism and unpretentiousness that draws people to him.

He is known in the town of St Paul, Alberta, as the leader of the "Back Streeters"- a name the homeless and transient here use for themselves.

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https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/streeters-white-boys-racism-rural-canada-200301074007683.html

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