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Where Credit's Due

Newcomers to Canada are often shut out of their industries. In Montreal, a community approach to financing might be the fix.

Mushroom Medicine

A terminal diagnosis can leave patients with anxiety, depression and countless questions. Could psychedelic therapy give them the answers they’re looking for?

Digital Divide

Sex workers have long been speaking out against harmful laws. But how do online workers fit into the conversation?

Occult Following

Growing up a Jehovah’s Witness, Daniel Allen Cox was taught to believe in imaginary threats. In retrospect, he writes, that only made it harder to see the real dangers around him.

Warning Signs

Acts of anti-Asian racism have increased at an alarming rate since the pandemic began. Fiona Tinwei Lam tries to make sense of senseless hate.

Here is Where We Shall Stay

In the Northwest Territories, Indigenous people are moving toward meaningful self-determination by resetting the past and reclaiming their cultural practices.

Essential Oil

Bugging Out

The industry that fights bed bugs is growing, but the only real winners are the pests themselves.

Saving Finn Slough

In British Columbia, a historic Finnish fishing village has weathered many storms. Now, its residents face their biggest battle yet.

KTAQMKUK

Learning of his Mi’kmaw ancestry came as a surprise to Justin Brake, who always considered himself a Newfoundlander. What might it mean, he asks, to ethically explore the question of his identity?

Seeking Sanctuary

Toronto’s homelessness crisis has reached new heights. Stephanie Bai meets members of a community fighting for their lives.

The Men in Apartment 4C

When Isaac Würmann’s relationship began to crumble, he started seeking out examples of queer love elsewhere. It turns out, he didn’t have to look far.

Real Talk

Therapy is supposed to be a space for healing. And yet, years of seeing white therapists only brought Minelle Mahtani more pain.

Genetic Mapping

DNA tests promise to tell people who they are and where they’re from. But for Emma Gilchrist, a search for answers only led to more questions.

Object Lessons

After our loved ones die, we’re left to deal with their belongings. As Nikki Reimer explains, sorting through grief is no small task.

Call to Witness

Steph Wong Ken took to the streets this summer to declare that Black Lives Matter. But at home, she learned, listening was just as important.