First-time Olympian, Lauren Gale, proud to call Ottawa her “track home”
Lauren Gale describes herself as a “realistic dreamer”. The New Brunswick native is competing in her first Olympics, running the 4×400-metre relay on Aug. 5 at the Tokyo Olympics. Although the Olympics has always been a dream for the 21 year old, who runs for Colorado State University, she says it was a lot of work for it to become a tangible,…
Experts debate the gamble by Quebec, Alberta and Manitoba on a vaccine lottery
Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta have started lotteries to get more people vaccinated in their provinces. The move has prompted debate about the efficacy and fairness of such initiatives.
Memorial University tuition hikes leave many students worried about pursuing post-secondary education
“It’s a situation where both the university, and government point to each other and say, ‘it’s not our fault’,” says Kat McLaughlin, chairperson at the Canadian Federation of Students Newfoundland and Labrador
Motorhomes “plan A” for Canadians yearning for summer travel adventures
Canadians are continuing to give RV rentals and purchases a try even as the pandemic wanes.
Sobey shortlist: Removing age limit on 2021 award opens an important door for Lorna Bauer
Lorna Bauer says the lifting of an age limit on the 2021 Sobey Art Award better reflects the time it takes for an artist to find their place in the world.
Sobey shortlist: Gabi Dao says COVID crisis helped her realize the “healing” value of art
Vancouver’s Gabi Dao is one of the five finalists for the prestigious 2021 Sobey Art Award.
Sobey shortlist: For Rémi Belliveau, there is “honour” in representing Acadian culture
Sobey shortlisted artist brings Acadian culture to the fore
“We can’t let the pandemic stop us from doing the work that we do”: Native Women’s Association holds online support circles for residential school survivors
The Native Women’s Association of Canada is holding online support circles for residential school survivors in wake of Kamloops discovery.
Going off script: New book questions what it means to be a modern man
Experts have said this book has the potential to bring more men to the table to talk about harmful conceptions of masculinity — ideals that cause “toxic masculinity” and often result in violence, harassment and the subjugation of women.
Locals fight to preserve rare natural forest on Montreal’s West Island
“We can’t keep losing these important natural spaces,” says Geneviève Lussier, a Pointe-Claire resident and organizer of the Save Fairview Forest group
The pandemic piles on: Parents caring for children with disabilities face even more stress, loneliness and isolation
Lack of community support, doubled with isolation, has resulted in increased anxiety among parents caring for children with disabilities
Organization fighting COVID vaccine hesitancy among Canadian adults
Misinformation and social media play key roles in perpetuating anxieties among vaccine-hesitant Canadians