The 35 young creatives who graduated from ArtWorksTO’s media arts program found a rare thing: a paid opportunity to network and learn from mentors with similar life stories and barriers to a creative career while working on a professional contract brief.
The Toronto District School Board’s effort to stamp out anti-Black racism took another step forward this week with the launch of an educational centre celebrating Black achievements and uplifting a student population historically underserved and unseen.
Organizers hope this format will play a key part in the revitalization of Indigenous languages in Manitoba. Because while there are thousands of fluent speakers in the province, the generational divide is wide: in many First Nations, most speakers are over age 60.
The expanded Progressive Conservative majority that emerged from Ontario’s election last week implies young voters (who tend to vote more progressively) didn’t turn out in growing numbers. But why don’t we know for sure? Advocates say the absence of data makes them harder to reach.
Catholic school boards in Halton and Hamilton are flying Pride flags over their schools and other buildings for the first time this month, a victory for LGBTQ+ advocates after strenuous opposition from some trustees.
Young people struggle to access and afford mental health support, and the services available often the lack cultural context required to navigate issues specific to a patient's identity, one young advocate says.