After 2020 call to action from marginalized students and alumni, Carleton’s J-School issues report on EDI progress
Carleton’s School of Journalism and Communication releases a report on equity and inclusion in the school.
Racial profiling in Canada can encompass your name, too
Netflix dropped a limited series about Colin Kapernick’s lifer and the NFL player starred in it. He took us on a journey back to his high school days as a quarterback and a baseball pitcher. But what many people may have not known is that he was adopted and raised by two white parents who knew nothing about Black culture.
UOttawa Black students’ advocacy group gives back to Boys and Girls Club with holiday fundraiser
The Black Student-Athlete Advocacy Council formed at the University of Ottawa in 2020 celebrated Christmas at St. Louis Bar and Grill and collected donations for the Boys and Girls of Ottawa.
Kanata martial arts academy fights violence against women by promoting self-defence skills
One in three women have been abused in their lifetime, according to the UN. This number typically increases in times of crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Inuit filmmaker’s story of shaman’s quest highlights return of animation festival after pandemic pause
The Ottawa International Animation festival held its first in-person screening after a year of pandemic lockdowns, featuring a variety of diverse award-winning animation shorts.
‘Sunset Cruise’: In the company of mysterious creatures, local artist journeys across fragile, melting Arctic
The “Sunset Cruise” exhibition had its opening day on Sept. 04 and is showcasing the impacts of climate change on the arctic through an immersive surrealist landscape.
Peel Region celebrates first ever virtual Black History Month concert
The Peel Region’s 20th Black History month concert celebrated the community and highlighted the need to address anti-Black racism.
Black parents in Peel urging schools to include Afro-Centric books in libraries
A group of Black parents is pushing a Toronto-area school board to combat systemic racism in the selection of library books available to students.
Lookahead ’21: Youth mentorship program in Peel partners with Tim Hortons for virtual fundraiser
Big Brothers Big Sisters in Peel Region partners with Tom Hortons for virtual fundraiser