Documentary holds a mirror up to the issue of skin lightening
Since the 1970s, Fair & Lovely has been a popular face cream in many countries around the world. It’s especially well-known in South Asia, and throughout the South Asian diaspora. It isn’t sold directly by the company in Canada, though consumers in this country can obtain the cream from product importers — and sometimes on store shelves. But against the…
Drone-assisted ‘virtual field trips’ offer way to teach science online as universities adapt to pandemic times
Science instructors across the country are having to adapt their hands-on courses and fieldwork for online instruction.
‘A little nervous:’ One passenger’s reaction to flying in Canada during the pandemic
Though flying can still be a stressful experience, there are now more guidelines and safety measures in place to ensure travellers are as safe as possible.
Insect watching during the pandemic: In a standstill world, nature’s transformations offer soulful reassurance
For many Canadians, this summer has been low key and quieter than most. Since travel during the pandemic isn’t really encouraged, many of us are staying closer to home – and that change may present the opportunity to observe things we don’t usually pay attention to.
In the summer of COVID-19, Canadians are embracing local travel — and giving hope to the tourism industry
WINNIPEG — For many Canadians, summertime is travel time. This year, though — in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic — many people are choosing to stay closer to home. “This year, I’m essentially travelling locally,” said Lauren Brown, a world traveller and Toronto-based blogger who runs DIY Vacation, an online resource with tourism tips for destinations all over the…
Drive-in film series just one of the initiatives aiming to give Canadian culture a boost
The Summer Blockbuster Series will be popping up in cities across several provinces, and the event will give Canadians a chance to enjoy free movies while maintaining physical distance at a drive-in. It will also be a celebration of Canadian film, an industry that has been hit hard by pandemic restrictions.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights under fire for systemic discrimination against LGBTQ2S+ community
Pride Winnipeg is re-evaluating its relationship with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights after accounts emerged that the museum hid LGBTQ content upon request.
An unceremonious goodbye: graduating in a pandemic
For those of us graduating this June, so much feels uncertain. And alongside the practical concerns, there’s a sadness about the way school ended.
The price of protection: The physical toll of PPE on health care workers
Health care workers in Ontario are wearing more PPE to protect against COVID-19, but all that extra equipment can take a toll on their well-being.
Natural high: Ontario gets to camp out again
Ontario Provincial Parks will begin re-opening campgrounds this month, and though not all facilities will be available this season, campers are excited to get back outdoors.
Reconciliation in action: Ottawa teen helps families in a Rwandan village sustain themselves
Ella Vincic, a grade 12 student in Ottawa, is fundraising to help families in a Rwandan reconciliation village sustain themselves.
IN THE NEWS: Monday, March 9
In the news for Monday, March 9.