Alternatives to store bought fertilizer are all around you

By Jessica Damiano The cost of everything from gas to burgers may be rising, but home gardeners growing produce have found a way at least…

Food giants reap enormous profits during times of crisis

By Phoebe Stephens A recent report by Oxfam International has found that 62 new “food billionaires” were created during the pandemic. The report, released ahead…

Newcomers to Canada are supportive of Indigenous Peoples and reconciliation

By Andrew Parkin, Anna Triandafyllido and Seyda Ece Aytac Public education about Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples is an important component of the process of…

Lynnwood Arts opens with Rebuild, Restore, Renew Together exhibit

Lynnwood Arts has opened their doors with the launch of the exhibit Rebuild, Restore, Renew Together. The exhibit, in partnership with the Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk Catholic District…

Living water: Northern Indigenous communities’ use and perceptions of drinking water

By Mylene Ratelle and Jessie Yakeleya In Indigenous communities that have lacked access to safe water for years, getting access to a safe water supply…

Unlocking the secrets of maple syrup, one molecule at a time

By Sebastien Cardinal Nature conceals a phenomenal number of molecules as varied as they are imperceptible. The plant kingdom is particularly chemically complex. Plant evolution…

US report details church state collusion on Native schools

By Peter Smith THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A new Interior Department report on the legacy of boarding schools for Native Americans underscores how closely the U.S.…

How adversity impacts the disproportionate suspensions of Black and Indigenous students

By Jane E. Sanders, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Western University In North American elementary and high-schools, Black and Indigenous students are disciplined through…

The importance of Indigenous storytelling in tales of post apocalyptic survival

By Krista Collier-Jarvis With many provinces across Canada lifting vaccine and mask mandates, anxieties are high. If COVID-19 is becoming endemic, we must search for…

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ shows healing from intergenerational trauma

By Mariam Georgis Disney’s Encanto depicts a multigenerational story about a grandmother and her family endowed with magic gifts, who were forced to flee their…

Indigenous rights activist killed in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed assailants killed Mexican lawyer and Indigenous rights activist Patricia Rivera Reyes, authorities announced Monday. The prosecutors’ office in the northern…

Police officer acquitted of murdering Indigenous Australian

DARWIN, Australia (AP) — A police officer was acquitted on Friday on all charges after shooting dead an Indigenous Australian in a case that was…

Inquest jury rules 2017 police shooting of Nunavut man a homicide

SANIRAJAK, NVT. — The six-person jury at a coroner’s inquest has determined a police shooting of a Nunavut man almost five years ago was a…

Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation settles land claim

TS’UUBAA-ASATX NATION, BC — Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation and the Government of Canada have reached an agreement to settle the specific land claim field by the Ts’uubaa-asatx…

Black and Indigenous protesters are treated differently than the ‘convoy’ because of Canada’s ongoing racism

Author: Audra Diptee, Associate Professor, History, Carleton University Since the beginning of the supposed “freedom convoy” in Ottawa on Jan. 28, there have been complaints…