New Music: Brian Johnson on upcoming remix album ‘That Culture’
Toronto-based artist Brian Johnson is set to release a new full-length album named “That Culture” next year. While studies have shown that mental health issues during the pandemic have contributed to a lack of motivation and difficulty concentrating, Johnson says he was able to be productive during lockdown. “The... Read more
Unofficial ban on critiquing minority cultures allows dictators to flourish: Banoo Zan
By Saloni Bhugra Three years after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated, an “unofficial ban” on critiquing minority cultures is allowing dictators to flourish, says Iranian-born poet and author Banoo Zan. On Dec 7, 2021, a suspect in the murder of Khashoggi was arrested in France. The arrest took place... Read more
Podcast: Movember, November – Raising awareness for men’s health
Every November, men grow moustaches and sport them all month long. That’s because those who participate raise money for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health for the Movember foundation. According to the Movember website, one in nine Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.... Read more
Restaurants back to serving at full capacity after lockdown limitations
Restaurants across the province are welcoming their customers back to full capacity. After months of recurring lockdowns and capacity restrictions, the Ford government announced Friday, restaurants would be allowed to operate at 100 per cent capacity, starting Monday. “Thanks to our cautious and careful approach to re-opening, we are... Read more
Travel: Essential tips to get ready for your next trip
Are you ready to get back out there and see the world again? Or are questions and concerns about the logistics travelling during a pandemic holding you back? The Government of Canada requires all travellers 12 and older to be fully vaccinated to board a flight in Canada. Travel... Read more
South Asian artists use social media for art representation
With the rise of social media as a platform for artists to showcase their work, South Asian artists are using it more to spread awareness about their distinctive creations. South Asian art includes work from countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and many other places. Despite their historical... Read more
Journalists take united stand against online hate
Canadian journalists are coming together to take a stand against online hate and discrimination. On Oct. 5 the Canadian Association of Journalists released a statement on behalf of a large group of media companies to support journalists who have been targeted online. This statement was released in response to... Read more
Some young people prefer working from home a year into the pandemic
By Josh Welsh Over the last year, young people across the province have been forced to adapt to new circumstances. While some have found it challenging, other young people have embraced their new routines – and aren’t so sure they want to return to how their work life was... Read more
Navigating the online world of nutrition and healthy eating

Nutritionists, dieticians and food bloggers explain the stigmas and myths surrounding healthy eating and what to watch out for on social media.

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YouTube Black creators paving their own lane
By Emma Harris In October 2020, YouTube launched a fund for creators from the Black community. The #YouTubeBlack voices fund is a multi-year grant program that aims on providing funding and promoting content from Black creators throughout the world. But for some Black Canadian YouTubers, the fund never came... Read more