A photo of Councilor Rawlson King speaking at an event.

By Mira Williamson — The City of Ottawa has hired an anti-racism and ethnocultural liaison to lead its new anti-racism department. This newly formed department will help the nation’s capital look at all municipal policies—from active transportation, to roads, to public health through an equity lens, said the liaison, Coun.Continue Reading

Trudeau announces 500 new green jobs for students amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Monika Sidhu — There will be 500 new green jobs and internships available for young Canadians within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday.   The Prime Minister said the jobs will range from about six months to one year in length, andContinue Reading

Protesters march on Hurontario Street in Brampton Ont.

By Vicky Qiao –– On Wednesday afternoon, hundreds took the street of Brampton Ont at the March for Justice. Organized by students and parents, the rally and march protest against anti-Black racism in Peel schools. Organizers are demanding a change in leadership within the Peel District School Board.Continue Reading