Meet Garihanna Jean-Louis, the first black woman to graduate from Quebec's school for comedians.
"I know three black women doing humour in Quebec: Dorothy Rhau, me and my sister," Jean-Louis said during an interview with National Observer. "Working hard is ok, but me, I have to work twice as hard to get half as much because not only am I a woman but I am a black woman."
Check out more of Alex Tétreault's photos from the NDP's policy convention in Ottawa here and here. And find out what NDP leader Jagmeet Singh had to say about tensions between Alberta and British Columbia regarding the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion here.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to National Observer's Sandy Garossino in his office on Parliament Hill on Feb. 13, 2018. Read the exclusive first story here, in which Trudeau tells National Observer how approval for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's climate leadership plan were linked. Find a transcript of the interview here. Read Sandy's column and watch the interview here.