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Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?
2 years ago

Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?

When the island paper was sold to Black Press Media, Haida Gwaii residents began to re-evaluate their relationship to local news
Not gold, but close
2 years ago

Not gold, but close

The warming effects of local media in a subarctic town
Changing public perceptions of mental illness
2 years ago

Changing public perceptions of mental illness

By  •  Feature
Allison Garber was diagnosed in her early 20s, with obsessive-compulsive disorder and general anxiety disorder. Garber was a university-educated, middle-class woman working a prestigious internship in Toronto. On the inside, though, she felt broken and lost. “I was terrified, I…
Vanishing City Hall
2 years ago

Vanishing City Hall

Dale Bass started her 45-year journalism career in 1973 at the London Free Press. She remembers a bustling newsroom of 185, with two or three city hall reporters. Bass would sometimes be sent to the municipal Committee of Adjustments, which…
How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?
2 years ago

How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?

By  •  Work, Labour, People
Racialized journalists are trying to create change in a predominantly white industry, but say support needs to come from the top.
Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters
2 years ago

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

How a British expat and a team of Yellowknifers are taking over the airwaves with their hyperlocal station
Treat stories about suicide with dignity and compassion
2 years ago

Treat stories about suicide with dignity and compassion

Responsible reporting about suicide can bring increase awareness and save lives, according to experts.
What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada
2 years ago

What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada

When it comes to freelance writing, how you get paid can be as important as how much you get paid.
Back to the books
2 years ago

Back to the books

Like the heroine of her favourite film, Educating Rita, Amanda Lee found herself in graduate writing school as a mature student.
Deaf and hard of hearing journalists need support from their newsrooms
2 years ago

Deaf and hard of hearing journalists need support from their newsrooms

New technologies have made work more accessible for deaf and hard of hearing journalists, but they need training and resources.