Parc-Extension in Montreal is a neighbourhood in transition with dire consequences for low-income families.
Gentrification often leads to the eviction of poor and largely racialized populations. When a university campus drives the change, they can choose to do something about it.
A vegan activist holds up a protest sign during a demonstration in Montréal. The movement is unflinching in its efforts to change how people look at consuming food.
Vegan activists are doing more than promoting healthy diets, they are increasingly vocal about the ethical treatment of animals and pushing for social change.
Demonstrators take part in the climate march on Sept. 27 in Montréal.
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Thousands of people turned out for the march for climate on Sept. 27 but new questions have arisen about the form these protests will take in the future.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre, takes part in a climate strike march in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has inspired the cross-country climate marches, but accountability lies with governments and corporations.
Street art can complement formal classroom learning. Here, ‘No more pipelines’ mural by the artist Swarm in Montréal.
(Anna Augosto Rodrigues)
Street art promotes public dialogue on social justice issues and can lead to opportunities for learning outside of formal schooling.
People hold up signs as they march during a demonstration in Montreal, April 7, 2019, in opposition to the Quebec government’s newly tabled Bill 21.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The proposed secular law (Bill 21) in the province of Québec appears to be directed primarily against Montreal and Québec City, and reflects a fear of strangers in Québec’s more homogeneous regions.
Drivers for the ride-hailing giant Uber are planning a national day of action to protest labour conditions.
Drivers for Uber, one of the most successful companies in the gig economy are set to strike by turning their apps off for one day this week as their company prepares for its IPO.
In Minecraft and other games, players are highly receptive to learning embedded in the game scenario.
The supervised, structured and balanced use of Minecraft could allow students to fully benefit from the potential of this game to build skills and increase motivation.
Behaviours identified as early as kindergarten are clues about larger contexts that have lifelong consequences for individuals and society.
Inattention is one of the most important early behavioural risk factors for a range of adverse life outcomes, including lower earnings.
How to select your next wine bottle? Turn to an expert? Yes? But which expert?!
Do you turn to a wine expert to help you chose your bottle of wine? Wine experts may have different evaluations depending on the school of thought in which they were trained.
Attending to everyday surroundings can be shockingly pleasurable.
Smartphones are here to stay, so why don't art teachers explore using them mindfully for visual and aural self-expression and to create intentional classroom communities?
Ontario Premier Doug Ford arrives to speak in Toronto on Dec. 12, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Ontario's premier is drawing faulty parallels between Franco-Ontarians and Anglo-Quebecers when it comes to the services available to them in each province.
Traffic crosses over the Lions Gate Bridge from North Vancouver into Vancouver, B.C., in July 2015. Canada is increasingly becoming a suburban nation, with more people living in car-dependent suburbs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
It's easy to over-estimate crowding and traffic in highly visible downtown cores and underestimate the vast growth happening in the suburban edges of our metropolitan regions.
A woman cools down in a water fountain as she beats the heat in Montreal on Monday, July 2, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Heatwave deaths this summer make it clear: climate change is a severe public health threat, and those who live alone are at greatest risk.
A single-room occupancy (SRO) hotel in Chinatown in Vancouver, B.C.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Low-income women suffer evictions and violence in Canada's most "livable" cities.
Cowboys Coyote Quartet, Glacier National Park, April 17, 1927.
The notion of a 'crisis of masculinity” clouds the understanding of complex social phenomena and falsely asserts a vision of humanity as being radically divided between men and women.
Battle of St. Eustache, December 14,1837: Rear view of St. Eustache church and scattering of insurgents during the 1837 rebellion in Saint-Eustache, a city in Québec. Ink and watercolor on paper.
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Why is a memorial to 29 Francophone men who were executed by the British government as well as to 58 men who were exiled to Australia in 1838 hidden away in a Montreal cemetery?
Lucy Francineth Granados, a Montréal community organizer advocating for the rights of undocumented workers was forcibly and violently arrested at her home by the Canadian Border Security Agency on March 20, 2018. Community protests like this one on March 23 sprang up all over the city.
What kind of a country is Canada? One which truly welcomes and respects immigrants and their lives and safety? Or one which just says it does but brutally detains and deports them?
On Dec. 23, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono went to Parliament Hill in Ottawa to meet Pierre Trudeau. The Canadian prime minister was the only world leader to meet with the peace activists.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Bregg)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono visited Canada on a peace mission: They met with leaders and asked difficult questions, relevant today. How do we effectively protest against social injustices and war?
The World Social Forum believes ‘Another World is Possible’.
The decision to hold the 2016 World Social Forum in Canada made it inaccessible to many activists from the geopolitical south. But it also highlighted the false simplicity of the north-south dichotomy in social justice activism.