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COMIC: And the Appropriation Prize goes to…

Hana Shafi

A white person!

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The joy of watching TV at your own pace

Lisa Whittington-Hill

Binge-watching seasons of TV may be celebrated, but there’s solace in viewing on your own time

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What the heck is proportional representation?

Dave Meslin

And why is Justin Trudeau so scared of it?

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Inside the Conservative leadership race’s biggest blunders

Allison Baker

From strange breastfeeding stories to uncomfortable campaign videos

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Sixties Scoop survivors are still fighting for justice

Justine Ponomareff

After eight years in court, Ottawa has finally awarded Sixties Scoop survivors with reparations. But the battle is not over

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What it was like to undergo gay conversion therapy in Canada

Peter Gajdics

From Peter Gajdics's new book, The Inheritance of Shame

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REVIEW: Jillian Tamaki’s new short-story collection explores themes of confinement and escape

Jessica Rose

Inside Boundless, from Drawn & Quarterly

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The heartwrenching reality of mourning between cultures

Sheima Benembarek

How one writer dealt with her father's death, between Canada and Morocco

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Q&A: Zool Suleman, immigration lawyer, on the Safe Third Country Agreement

Carine Abouseif

In the Trump era, should Canada rethink its policy on accepting refugees from the U.S.?

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Inside the fight between free speech and hate speech on Canadian campuses

Jacob Lorinc

At universities across the country, contempt among right wingers is brewing—and lefties are swinging back

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Meet the woman combatting sexism in Canada’s STEM fields

Sohini Bhattacharya

Eden Hennessey’s #DistractinglyHonest exhibit explores the realities for women in STEM fields

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The curse of nostalgia on millennial television

Richard Kelly Kemick

Shows for millennial audiences rely on sentimentality to reel in its viewers. In the case of Riverdale, it’s a detrimental move

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The terrible, awful, no-good internet

Tyler Hellard

The web was supposed to improve our lives. The best of it has yet to come

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Inside the search from hell Canadian millennials must undergo for affordable housing

Nadine Bachan

Nadine Bachan—like many young Canadians—spent months trying to find an apartment she could afford in Vancouver's market

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The grunge music scene has a serious problem with sexism

Lisa Whittington-Hill

While Kurt Cobain steals the media spotlight this April, the month of his death anniversary, you'd be hard pressed to find any news about comparable female acts

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