Canada’s 150th to recognize Indigenous peoples
by Gareth Madoc-Jones | The federal government is changing its focus for its 150th birthday celebrations to include reconciliation with Indigenous peoples as one of the themes.
The precarious state of federal heritage
By Jen Halsall | Canada is the only G8 country without legislated protections for its federal heritage buildings. The results have been devastating.
Can Canadian television survive the digital age?
By Zack Bradley | In an age of abundance due to the Internet, the decision to watch Canadian content is no longer is the hands of the government. What then happens to Canadian television and the culture around it when nobody is being forced to watch it?
Development concerns in Canada’s national parks
By Jamie Stotski | Environmentalists worry that tourist based development is beginning to override ecological integrity in Canada's national parks.
“Part of the Family”: Transgender Rights in Canada
By Aidan Geary | Politicians and advocates alike have been fighting to enshrine gender identity and gender expression in federal human rights legislation for years to no avail. Now there's another bill making it's way through Parliament seeking that goal – but not everybody thinks it's the right...
Coping through Justice – Mental Health and the Law in Canada
By Carol Boeira and Jake Pitre | How will Canada address the over representation of those with mental health needs in the criminal justice system?
Playing marine conservation catch-up
By Zoe Chong | Only one per cent of Canada’s ocean waters have been designated for protection, and the government has promised to increase these protections to five per cent by 2017.