Music credit: Meditation Impromptu 01 by Kevin MacLeod
Media portrayals of Africa often perpetuate racist narratives.
Canadian photographer George Pimentel changed the focus of his lens from the celebrities and red carpets to empty streets and emotional moments.
Stephen Ward was a war correspondent covering the unrest in Croatia in the 90s. After a combatant, he was in a small village that had ruthlessly “ethnically cleansed” the area, leaving devastation behind.
The novel coronavirus put the world to a halt, but activists across Canada are demanding that government officials invest in a sustainable future before it is too late.
Two organizations band together to help diverse communities in the CanLit industry.
A study conducted by the Entertainment Software Association of Canada says 23 million, just over 60 per cent of the population, play video games, and lockdown is making them play more, to the tune of 58 per cent of adult gamers and 80 per cent of teens.
It was May 25, 2020 when a police officer, Derek Chauvin knelt over the neck of George Floyd suffocating him to death, disregarding his plea for life. The police officer ignored his every word especially Geroge Floyd saying “I can’t breathe.” Floyd died that very day.
Women in sports media still face inequity 40 years after knocking down the locker room doors.
The stark number of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) was declared a nation-wide genocide on June 3, 2019, when the final version of the National Inquiry into the problem was released, determining hundreds have fallen victim to this Canadian tragedy.
As Canadian media works towards becoming more inclusive, we continually explore the idea of what inclusivity means and how it should look.