Embracing the ancient art of tatreez and deepening my Palestinian identity
Capital Current writer Yasmeen Amer explains how an age-old embroidering tradition has become a symbol of my heritage and Palestinian resilience.
Embracing human resilience: COVID-19 taught me about depression — and how to find my flow
Two years of pandemic loneliness has helped Capital Current’s Brynn Brieda handle her pre-COVID mental health issues.
3D films are an expensive gimmick for people with two functioning eyes, an exercise in frustration for me
Clunky glasses, pricey tickets, and an impossible to see image, 3D movies are the trend for people with two functioning eyes that just won’t go away.
Autism diagnoses — and my brilliant brother’s story — teach us about racial bias in health care
Though he showed many of the early signs of autism, my brother was not diagnosed until he was 13 — far beyond the typical detection age of four years old. This may be because he was a young boy of colour.
Graduating as an international student in Canada: struggle and heartbreak amid unfair obstacles
International students in Canada are struggling to find jobs and pursue their dreams in Canada and immigration policies don’t help.
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.
Hollywood’s representation of Muslims causing more harm and doing little good
Movies and television shows mock Islam in the name of representation, causing Muslims to resent any type of representation.
Ontario must figure out its rapid test distribution — and it needs to do it rapidly to help halt COVID’s latest wave
Ontario needs to make its rapid COVID-19 tests more accessible to properly reduce transmission of the virus, says Capital Current writer Jonathan Tovell.
Retying an old string: Immigration challenges, looking to the future and reconnecting with the past
Every immigrant knows what it’s like to be caught between two worlds. But sometimes, the costs can be heavy.
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….
In light of Team Canada soccer triumph, it’s time to move forward with pro women’s sports in this country
Women’s sports have grown in viewership and popularity, but when will the Canadian professional sports landscape reflect that?