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Misogyny, racism and bullying prevalent across Canadian youth hockey, survey finds

Canada’s game continues to grapple with a culture of misogyny, racism and bullying, according to a survey of former youth hockey coaches and players.A new Angus Reid poll suggests youth players and coaches are concerned about negative hockey culture. (PhotoStock10/Shutterstock)Canada’s game continues to grapple with a culture of misogyny, racism and bullying, according to a survey of former…

Stranger Things releases mysterious new trailer

Netflix has released a new — and mysterious — trailer to its juggernaut series Stranger Things. It has been nearly two years since its last season premiered.Netflix’s Stranger Things has released a new trailer for season 4, nearly two years after its last season premiered. (Courtesy of Netflix)Keeping in line with the show itself, Netflix…

Francesca Ekwuyasi, Anne Carson among 2020 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists

Francesca Ekwuyasi, Billy-Ray Belcourt and Anne Carson are among the finalists for the 2020 Governor General’s Literary Awards. The prizes, administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, are awarded in seven English-language categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young people’s literature — text, young people’s literature — illustration, drama and translation. Seven French-language awards are also given out in the same categories. The 2020 prizes were delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

Great books for kids and adults to celebrate Asian Heritage Month

May is designated as Asian Heritage Month in Canada — and the Calgary Public Library and Calgary Reads have come up with some great related books for children, teens and adults.’Minor feelings occur when American optimism is enforced upon you, which contradicts your own racialized reality, thereby creating a static of cognitive dissonance,’ Korean American…

Canadian philanthropist sparks outrage from fashion industry after posting photo with Donald Trump

Members of the fashion industry are decrying a prominent Toronto philanthropist and the university she backs after she posted a photo of herself and her family posing with former U.S. president Donald Trump at a gathering in Florida on Saturday. Suzanne Rogers (left) poses with former U.S. president Donald Trump, her two sons, and husband Edward Rogers,…

Ontario approaches Michigan about possibility of essential workers getting vaccinated stateside

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has approached the governor of Michigan about the possibility of having essential workers who cross the border from Canada vaccinated against COVID-19 stateside.Ontario Premier Doug Ford, seen inside the legislature on Wednesday, spoke to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about the possibility of seeing some Canadian essential workers get vaccinated for COVID-19 stateside. (Frank…