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Who are we vaccinating now? Who should be next?

Who are we vaccinating now? Who should be next?

Provinces are rolling out their vaccination plans for the general public, and they all seem pretty similar. After the initial push to vaccinate frontline health-care workers and residents of long-term care facilities,
How can we learn to embrace boredom?

How can we learn to embrace boredom?

Even without a global pandemic, we're spending less and less time just doing nothing. The urge to check our phone every 20 minutes is the same urge that leads us to online shopping and bread making and ...
A note of optimism on the climate crisis

A note of optimism on the climate crisis

Temperatures are rising everywhere. Severe weather is becoming more common. And climate disasters are becoming an increasing part of our lives. So it can feel like we're hurtling off a cliff. - But in the past few years,
Would you let your face be your passport?

Would you let your face be your passport?

What if your face could serve as your passport and identification? Does that sound convenient, or incredibly creepy and invasive? As advances in technology spread from pilot programs to wider use at borders around the world,
Is Canada’s government about to go to war with Facebook?

Is Canada’s government about to go to war with Facebook?

The social media giant is currently negotiating with the Australian government—which is a big improvement from last week, when Facebook was blocking all links from Australian news media.
Have we found proof of alien civilization?

Have we found proof of alien civilization?

You remember it, even if you've forgotten how to pronounce it. Oumuamua was a cigar-shaped object that passed through our inner solar system and mystified plenty of scientists. It didn't fit any of the categories we have for space debris,
“Living the racism dream”: Where comedy ends and activism begins

“Living the racism dream”: Where comedy ends and activism begins

Today we meet the woman who can win over a crowd of cowboys in one of Canada's whitest places. All while telling jokes about systemic racism. She is one of the only Black women comics in Alberta, maybe the only one in Calgary.
How America’s biggest flour company survived 2020

How America’s biggest flour company survived 2020

Remember when flour disappeared for a brief moment as we stocked up for the pandemic? It wasn't because we bought up all the flour in the world.
One year after the Wet’suwet’en protests

One year after the Wet’suwet’en protests

In February 2020, RCMP officers raided Wet’suwet’en camps along the route of the $6.6 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern B.C that plans to transport natural gas through Indigenous territory. Police arrested dozens of Indigenous people,
Uncovering the little known Black history of Oakville, Ontario (and other Canadian cities)

Uncovering the little known Black history of Oakville, Ontario (and other Canadian cities)

The history of every Canadian city isn't always what we think it is. We stumble upon some of it, on plaques in parks or benches across our cities but a lot of it remains unknown, especially the contributions of Black Canadians.
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