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Category: Canada

Canada

Tracking COVID-19: Sept. 26

Ontario’s daily case count surged to 435, raising the total to 49,340. The death toll remained at 2,837. There are 100 people in hospital in the province, with 28 in intensive care, 15 on a ventilator. There are 3,996 active cases in the province. There are 131 new cases in Toronto with…

A woman photographed from the bottom of a rock face who is climbing up.
Canada

In climbing, a push to change derogatory route names is underway

For the voice of each man pretending offensive climbing route names are not a problem, there are plenty of others that buoy the need for a widespread effort to change the names of climbing routes across North America. After a broader reckoning with how we name monuments to problematic historical figures, change is coming to both online and physical guidebooks thanks in part to women organizing and pushing for change.