Quebec’s ‘historic anglo’ category sends wrong message about inclusion and self-identification
In May, Quebec’s Coalition Avenir Quebec government tabled Bill 96, an act respecting the French language in the province. Upgrading the landmark Bill 101 — the province’s 1977 French-language charter — Premier François Legault aims to set limits on the number of children receiving English-language education and impose rules regarding appropriate knowledge and use of French in businesses and workplaces….
Experts say approval of COVID-19 vaccines for kids will help achieve herd immunity, provide host of benefits
Following the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine in children age five to 11 in the United States, many are anticipating Health Canada’s approval in the coming weeks. Although vaccine hesitancy remains a key issue among parents, experts say vaccinating kids will bring society that much closer to herd immunity.
Netflix series Maid a rare example of media offerings that capture complexities of intimate partner violence, experts say
Experts say Netflix’s new limited series, Maid, captures complexities and offers new perspective on intimate partner violence in the media.
First Nations decry impact on their languages as public talks begin on Quebec bill to protect French
This month the National Assembly of Quebec held public consultations on the controversial Bill 96. Minority language advocates point to the bill’s discriminatory nature.
Sexual violence crisis at Western University raises concerns over campus culture across Canada
Following the news, concern over campus safety has soared. “It could have just as easily been my campus,” says student.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation offers hope for healing, speaker says
As part of Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Carleton University welcomed Tim O’Loan, member of the Dene Nation.
Capital Pride is underway with virtual and in-person events highlighting #WeStillDemand
Capital Pride 2021, running from Aug. 22 to 29, celebrates Ottawa’s LGBTQ2 community with virtual and in-person events.
Afghan Canadians feeling “helpless” and “torn apart” as family and friends are stuck in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan
Afghan Canadians describe feeling “helpless” and “torn apart” as family and friends are stuck in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.