Theatre and performing arts practitioners, organizations and educators in Victoria and Regina are partnering to create opportunities for BIPOC artists and cultural administrators.
A survey of history teachers in Canada showed the prevalence of the myth of objectivity among history teachers.
Green spaces can be part of the plan to ‘build back better’ after COVID-19. But city officials and policy-makers must address systemic racism for urban green spaces to benefit public health.
Contending with Canada’s history means acknowledging different versions of the truth. Toppling statues won’t resolve the wrongs of the past — education is an important part of democracy and inclusion.
There is a history of exploiting Black musicians in the United States that dates back to slavery. But movements like Black Lives Matters are working towards economic justice.
The trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd reveals a broken system of policing. The guilty verdicts should be a starting point for fundamental and meaningful change.
It has been an uphill battle to make the case for Black studies courses and programs in Canadian universities.
The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought further suffering to migrant workers in Canada already experiencing the abuses of discriminatory immigration policies and poor working conditions.
Let’s not ignore how the racist philosophy behind residential schools shaped mainstream education. Ryerson foresaw Canada’s continuing evolution into a “civilized,” white, culturally British nation.
The Lou Marsh Trophy was named after the famous sports journalist and editor. But Marsh’s sports coverage of racialized athletes was problematic — should this prompt a renaming of the award?
COVID-19 has exposed how systemic racism affects the lives of many racialized students in Canada. But what are some possible solutions?
Although school boards have yet to find a systemic way to combat anti-Black racism, educators are in a unique position to correct these injustices.
Designating the Proud Boys and other right-wing extremist groups as terrorists will make it more difficult for them to fundraise, but it won’t necessarily stop the spread of hatred.
An 1850 act permitted the creation of separate schools for Protestants, Catholics and for any five Black families. Some white people used the act to force Black students into separate institutions.
A trend towards including more diverse characters has changed children’s television, but there’s still work to be done, especially when it comes to gender and representation.
The provision of recreational activities and access to public space have always been underpinned by moral and class values. Planning the post-pandemic reopening should address these inequities.
Statistics Canada could help provinces and territories design and implement interventions to improve schooling quality, and governments should better engage with the public.
The outrage over the teen film ‘Cuties’ diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
History professor Jessica Krug had built her life as a Black woman, but she was a white Jewish woman from Kansas. Her revelation raises questions about why some white people assume Black identities.