The first story I heard about “the missing” was from a Dene elder, Catherine, just over 10 years ago. She was speaking about the impact of tuberculosis on her family at a health conference. The topic triggered her memories of residential school, and of a younger sister who never returned.
The scary news about decarbonizing the economy is the scale of electrification and infrastructure requirements that have yet to register with governments and citizens alike, write Luke Faulks and Anil (Andy) Hira.
Catholic school boards across Ontario are wrestling with the question of whether and how to celebrate 2SLGBTQ+ pride within a religion that still sees gay people as suffering their identity, making some critics again question their public funding.
Schools in and around Toronto closed their doors suddenly last week as more contagious COVID-19 variants spread throughout the region. But amid a third wave threatening to overrun its hospitals, Ontario still can’t tell how much the virus is spreading in classrooms.
"Seeing" our family car litter 15 plastic straws out its tailpipe every second on the highway completely changed my understanding of our climate pollution emergency. And then I did the math for my flight. Barry Saxifrage details his eye-opening findings.
Students and recent graduates are unlikely to find a tuition cut or loan relief in Wednesday’s Ontario budget, while one-time classroom funding tied to the COVID-19 pandemic is in play for a government uncomfortable with big spending.