Local Resident Talks About Making Renfrew County More Welcoming


Growing up, Wong says he had racist slurs yelled at him, was called names, had rocks thrown at him and was spit on.

Garland Wong

Pembroke resident Garland Wong is looking to create a more welcoming community and is sharing his experiences with racism and discrimination.

Wong, who is the co-chair of Pembroke’s Diversity Committee, tells myFM he was quiet for 55 years and is now speaking out for those who are afraid to.

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