Janet Macbeth says "to be trans is to wait." The 40-year-old waited until her wife was pregnant with their second child in 2017 to come out as transgender. Then she waited for her relatives, friends and professional colleagues at Walpole Island First Nation's Heritage Centre to adjust to her gender identity.
Annette and Cecile Dionne admit they don't know much about the online world of pint-sized content creators dubbed "kidfluencers." But the sisters, who turn 85 on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, can tell you a thing or two about the perils of childhood celebrity.
The son of internet-famed anti-poverty activist Harry Leslie Smith, a war veteran who campaigned to ensure that the sins of the past were not repeated by future generations, is vowing to lead his late father's legions of social media supporters in carrying on his legacy.
Victoria-based author Esi Edugyan says her second time winning the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her latest novel "Washington Black" felt all the more meaningful amid a climate in which truth is "under siege."
Toronto author Sarah Henstra says she thinks her win at this year's Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction signals that Canadian readers are hungry for literature that tackles thorny cultural issues.