Hema Krueger Vyas and Kusum Vyas
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The Colonial Games We Aren’t Meant to Win

“At last, it’s Shanivaar!”—a joyful phrase I heard weekly, signifying that my mother had made it to Saturday. Saturday was a busy day for our little family of three. My father would work two jobs that day—one in the morning at the Freed & Freed coat factory and one in the evening, in the parking lot of the Winnipeg Convention Centre. My mother would take advantage of having the house to herself, cooking her favourite meals for us and watching the Asian Television Network, which aired on cable TV on Saturdays.  […]

Winter 2022

How To Tackle Cyber Misogyny; Nancy Ruth: Force of Nature: Interview with Poet Evelyn Lau; Afghanistan Mayor Vows to Challenge Taliban

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How to Stop Cyber Misogyny

Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, many parts our lives have migrated online. We’re using Zoom video calls, WhatsApp group chats, iCloud and Instagram to keep in touch with our loved ones and to […]

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Buzzed on Equality

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 […]


The Positively Sexist Things People Say About Daughters "Comme vous êtes pointue, Madame!" Women in my Montreal neighbourhood accost me almost daily on my walks to the bakery, the depanneur and the park. Your belly […]

Tanya Tagaq Takes Flight

Tanya Tagaq and her music are genre-defying. But, then again, that’s what makes them both so great. Tagaq is great because she’s talented, real, warm, funny and not above using a few well-placed curses for […]