BY NYALA V. ALI “What’s here… becomes rather… abstract… Where does it go?” stammers a confused publishing agent, in response to a book draft by Arabella, the protagonist of Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy […]
When Kinship Was Colonized: An interview with Allyson Stevenson; Poet Rita Wong Defends the Climate; Female Friendship and more.
Fourth Wave feminism, Rewriting the Climate Apocalypse, I May Destroy You, Feds’ Anti-Violence Plan and more
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 […]
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 […]
“Take it easy, take it slow/ We’ve got so far to go.” Nigerian-Canadian musician Sadé Awele begins her EP Time Love Journey with this mantra. It’s a fitting opening to a collection of smooth tracks […]
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 […]
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 […]