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Inside the battle for taxpayer-funded multicultural television

Aadil Brar

The Canadian government wants TV to look as diverse as our country—but producers just want to make a quick buck

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Why did a young mother die in an alley after she was admitted to hospital? Her family says it’s because she was Indigenous

Ryan Thorpe

Windy Sinclair went to a Winnipeg ER. Three hours later, she went missing. Her body was found frozen in an alleyway three days after.

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Hundreds of Canadian adults still struggle to read and write—but you wouldn’t know it

Phylicia Davis

Inside the country’s invisible issue of adult literacy

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Online dating apps have a major problem with sexual harassment—but solutions must start offline

Teodora Pasca

There’s no doubt dating apps have a role to play in promoting safe romantic interactions. But sexual harassment and assault are social problems—and a culture shift is required if things are ever going to get better

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When it comes to new treatments for addiction that rely on medication, Canadians need to have an open mind

Tracy Giesz-Ramsay

Echoing failed policies of the drug war, calls for banning all pharmaceuticals are counter-productive and even dangerous

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I gave up television for 35 years. Why I started watching again

Thelma Fayle

Writer Thelma Fayle jumps back into the world of TV and finds value in the medium that she never did before

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This B.C. First Nation is fighting for recognition in Trans Mountain Pipeline consultations

Amy van den Berg

The High Bar First Nation has largely been excluded thanks to geographical restrictions

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Indigenous arts are the real deal. How counterfeiting is destroying that

Prajakta Dhopade

New campaign aims to protect Indigenous crafts from mass-produced knock-offs in Canada’s gift shops

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Q&A: Paul Vermeersch talks self-fulfilling prophecies, science fiction, and his new poetry collection

RM Vaughan

RM Vaughan sits down with the poet to chat about Self Defence for the Brave and Happy

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Music criticism is changing its tune—and that’s a good thing

Drew Crocker

The music explainer is the new review, and it has the potential to improve our understanding of music criticism

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New Toronto film project aims to preserve the pasts of Indigenous and visible minority communities

Emily Macrae

A look inside the Home Made Visible project

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Ibu Saudara Isteri

Tess Liem

New poetry by Tess Liem

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This Vancouver teacher turned her master’s thesis into a comic book

Valérie Frappier

She wanted to prove that graphic art can still be scholarly

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Stand-up comedy got me through the darkest point of my life

Erica Ruth Kelly

How I laughed through the pain

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Learning to Swim

Henry Noble

Poetry by Henry Noble

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Why is the number of women in Canada’s prisons increasing?

Melanie Woods

New report sheds light on the experiences of imprisoned women across the country

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