Rewriting the Climate Apocalypse

Rewriting the Climate Apocalypse

BY
Marcie McCauley
ON
October 5, 2021
After spending years avoiding books about the environmental crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic finally pushed me to confront my uncomfortable fears about the Earth’s future. Over the last year, I read more than a dozen eco-themed books, searching for answers. But ... Read More
When Kinship Was Colonized

When Kinship Was Colonized

BY
Stephanie Cram
ON
July 10, 2021
Allyson Stevenson’s book Intimate Integration: A History of the Sixties Scoop and the Colonization of Indigenous Kinship is both personal and political. From 1961 to the 1980s, Indigenous and Métis children were routinely removed from their families and adopted into ... Read More
photo by Mary Vallarta

How to Indigenize Popular Culture

BY
Stephanie Cram
ON
March 21, 2021
Sonya Ballantyne is a lot of things: a filmmaker, a writer, a motivational speaker, a podcaster and yes—even an official Barbie role model.When she was first contacted by the Mattel toy company in 2019, her first thought was that they ... Read More
Buzzed on Equality

Buzzed on Equality

BY
Sonali Roy
ON
January 9, 2021
Like many other business sectors, the Canadian cannabis industry is male dominated. However, years after Ottawa passed the Cannabis Act, a growing number of female entrepreneurs, including many women of colour, are working to blow away regressive attitudes about gender ... Read More
Interview: Souvankham Thammavongsa

Interview: Souvankham Thammavongsa

BY
Irene D'Souza
ON
September 25, 2020
The exquisite and beguiling short story collection How to Pronounce Knife pierces the heart, leaving the reader melancholy but euphoric. Souvankham Thammavongsa’s ability to instill a spectrum of emotions is a testament to her startling, fresh, lyrical and powerful prose ... Read More
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