Here’s hoping that this 2021 AFN election is all about rebuilding for balance.
When a political leader refuses to represent all Canadians in her or his riding, what should be the consequence?
We need chief public health officers and elected politicians to do consistent communication and action against this threat to our collective safety. If there was a national approach, we might get through this together.
Take heed, political party leaders. Indigenous peoples, Black Canadians, and people of colour are now more than 26 per cent of Canada’s population. We will not be dismissed any longer.
Public health leaders need to understand the implications of relying on a flawed database and its colonial roots. There is no alternative until First Nations determine our own ways of building and recognizing community, based in our own values and knowledge systems.
When hand-washing is our best defence in the midst of a pandemic, the federal government chose to stall its work on clean water for a portion of its citizens. The pandemic is the reason this file stalled?
François Legault's fight against 'wokeness' and social advocacy isn’t about academic freedom. It’s about a small group of white people refusing to change or hear about any other lived experience.
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond and Harmony Johnson recently led a team to review complaints of racism in health care in British Columbia, and the resulting report should be mandatory reading for all Canadians.