Editorials

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Being better allies to those different from us

Juno and Umbrella Academy fame Canadian actor Elliot Page, revealed through a…

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Breaking taboo and silence around miscarriages —need of the hour

Last week, when Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex revealed of her miscarriage…

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Choosing the validity of one form of expression over other —is it fair?

When social media usage to take political stands first became popular, a…

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Are you disposing your masks properly?

When the pandemic was just starting, the lockdowns suddenly seemed like a…

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What’s happening with travel and quarantine?

While the US Election is a hot button topic right now, there…

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Several Democracies are on decline — and that’s a scary thought

Last week, Democracy Watch, the non-profit that works on government accountability and…

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What astronauts can teach you about distancing and stress

On Oct. 21, NASA astronaut, Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and…

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Being outside — a transformative experience all kids need

In the last two weeks of October, a large part of Canada…

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Let us all try to relearn good manners

Don’t you just miss civility? You don’t have to keep saying “please”…

Empower ourselves and our sisters

Empower ourselves and our sisters

When the news hit of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Associate Justice Ruth…

Empower ourselves and our sisters
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Make kindness your second nature

When I first moved to Burns Lake, almost anyone I met told…

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The world is on fire and for the most part, we are to blame
The world is on fire and for the most part, we are to blame
Language and lack of inclusivity — in the world of the Deaf

Language and lack of inclusivity — in the world of the Deaf

A world where everyone speaks one language, through hands

Language and lack of inclusivity — in the world of the Deaf
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A need to celebrate the African health victory amidst the pandemic

With the year 2020 being nothing short of catastrophic especially in the…

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Pandemic deaths — not just statistics or mere numbers

Pandemic deaths — not just statistics or mere numbers

Last week I read that the US had passed the 180,000 deaths’…

Pandemic deaths — not just statistics or mere numbers
When women in power are attacked, let’s take it personally

When women in power are attacked, let’s take it personally

Women leaders, be it in politics or corporate settings, are increasingly being…

When women in power are attacked, let’s take it personally
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Will the last remaining Canadian ice shelf collapse wake us up about global warming?

Canadian Arctic has been getting hotter by the day and that has…

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Femicide still exists, everywhere, and here’s why you should care

Femicide still exists, everywhere, and here’s why you should care

Last week started with a barrage of black and white photos of…

Femicide still exists, everywhere, and here’s why you should care
Local journalism is about rallying for the community not clicks

Local journalism is about rallying for the community not clicks

When I started my undergrad studies in journalism, I was a starry-eyed…

Local journalism is about rallying for the community not clicks
A need to make online and offline space less toxic

A need to make online and offline space less toxic

Intolerance could be the word of the decade with the way things…

A need to make online and offline space less toxic