Dakota later said it was not the first time she had experienced a similar racist incident. Im an aborigine, which is something I often have to face. Im used to it, but whats important is that I hope my story will attract peoples attention, so as to prevent it from happening to other people..
Aaron roed, the media liaison officer for Vancouver Police, confirmed the incident and said an investigation would be launched into hate crimes in the area. Aaron said in a statement that the police are trying to establish a strong relationship with ethnic minorities in the community and encourage anyone who has been subjected to hatred, prejudice or discrimination to report to the police.
The frequent occurrence of these incidents is related to false information about Asian Americans during the epidemic. The British Columbia Federation of Indian chiefs (ubcic) condemned in a statement that the current unacceptable, deeply disturbing and ugly racism experienced in Asian communities is on the rise because of the recent increase in false information about the risk of the new crown virus.