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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.

In Good Faith

After going to a faith healer, Dominik Parisien could see magical thinking all around him—and who it hurt.

Tethered Together

How far would you go for your friends? On a canoe trip along the Ottawa River, Nathan Munn dives deep for the answers.

Charging Ahead

We keep asking who killed the electric car. But as time runs out, a more important question looms: who will bring it back?

Reel Life

We've always known films bring us together. This year, many of us realized that they're good for the lonely times, too.

Hindsight 2020

In this year of losses, Fatima Syed writes, let’s not add one more—our ability to care.

Snack Attack

Usually, saying you'd rather eat glass is just an expression. Things are changing, Ziya Jones reports.

Bought the Farm

Small family farms are disappearing, but not for the reasons people tend to think. As investors rush in, farmers can’t hold on to their land.

A Truthful Interaction

The authors of As We Have Always Done and Policing Black Lives talk about writing on their own terms.

Pathfinding

It took years for journalist Jody Porter to see that writing about other people’s pain can be a way of hiding from your own.

Virtually Normal

As going into the real world loses its appeal for Chloë Lalonde, a new game brings life's mundane routines to her screen.

Living Legacy

As an adult, Montrealer Christine Estima discovered a buried truth about her family—and her city and country.

Labour of Love

Politicians have whittled down public health care for years. While caring for his dad, Ryan David Allen learned who picks up the slack.

Trust Exercise

In a pandemic, following the rules is an act of love. But the HIV crisis taught Stephanie Nolen that overlooking them can be, too.

Final Sale

When you’re sheltering in place, shopping doesn’t make much sense. So why is it so hard to stop doing it?