COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked anti-Asian racism in Canada
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a problem within Canadian society – anti-Asian racism. Data indicates violence has increased in the past year.
Vaccinated older adults hopeful that end in sight for social isolation
As the Canadian vaccination efforts deliver doses to seniors, many are looking forward to socialization after a year of isolation.
Let the games begin: Carleton team creates esports league for Ontario post-secondary students
Carleton University has created an esports league specifically for post-secondary students to flex their competitive gaming skills.
Severe sandstorm creates crisis for residents in northern China
BEIJING — A severe sandstorm hit 12 provinces in northern China in March blanketing Beijing and creating health risks and other concerns for millions of Chinese residents. The wind raged for two days and for many hours the sun was hidden by a gloomy, yellow-brown sky. As tall willow trees…
City kickstarts new bicycle parking plan, hits brakes on bike sharing
The City of Ottawa is moving forward with plans to bolster bicycle parking with a multi-year strategy
‘Here we go again’: Students saddened, angered by recent outbreaks in university residences
Now over a year into the pandemic, there are still outbreaks reported on university residences, and some students have accepted this reality.
Vancouver care package initiative aims to bring joy to every season
A new initiative called Season’s Greetings provides gift boxes to people living in poverty in Metro Vancouver.
Song becomes an anthem for the fight against homelessness in Kingston
Lauren Carson and the Dirty Blonde held a virtual concert to raise money for the cause of homelessness in Kingston.
Groups decry lack of ‘targeted supports’ for post-secondary students in Ontario’s COVID-recovery budget
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to create financial distress for millions of Ontario residents, some groups say post-secondary students have been left to fend for themselves financially despite the recent provincial budget promises to provide support in the post-pandemic recovery. Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy outlines a plan…