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The Quebec government is trying to limit information accessible on a database of corporations
3 years ago

The Quebec government is trying to limit information accessible on a database of corporations

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This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign. By Alexandra Bosanac Since their roll-out into bars across Quebec in 1994, video lottery terminals have pulled in millions of dollars a year for Loto-Quebec: some estimates put it at…
Can community TV be brought back from the brink?
4 years ago

Can community TV be brought back from the brink?

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This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By David Gray-Donald At one time in Canada, there were around 300 community TV stations. But in 1997, regulatory changes gutted their funding. Two-thirds of those stations have since been shuttered…
Updated columnist diversity survey shows representation has not improved since 2014
4 years ago

Updated columnist diversity survey shows representation has not improved since 2014

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Dylan C. Robertson Data collected late last year suggests Canada’s columns have grown even more unrepresentative since a similar 2014 J-Source columnists survey. Canada’s news and general interest columnists…
“Bhumika Can Speak For Herself” using AI technology
4 years ago

“Bhumika Can Speak For Herself” using AI technology

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Tamsyn Burgmann Bhumika Shrestha gazes ahead with attentive eyes, shifts in her seat and awaits the first question: “Did you always know you are transgender?” She takes in the question…
Drawing a line between the personal and the professional when it comes to protest
4 years ago

Drawing a line between the personal and the professional when it comes to protest

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This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Katrina Clarke I didn’t march. When tens of thousands of people packed the streets of Toronto for the Women’s March on January 21, I wasn’t there. Not because I don’t…
Meet the two African Nova Scotian reporters who helped bring Viola Desmond’s story to light
4 years ago

Meet the two African Nova Scotian reporters who helped bring Viola Desmond’s story to light

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Sandrinette M. Maniania In 2018, Viola Desmond will be the first woman in Canada to grace the $10 bill. Many now know her story, but a few may not know…