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How I’m helping my preschooler understand racism

When my four-year-old dropped a bombshell comment at dinner, I realized we have to work harder to combat prejudice in everyday life

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How community members are giving back from a distance

Four GTA residents share the inspiring ways they’re showing their local love in challenging times

What people just don’t get about homeless youth in Canada

Street kids are not just rebels without a cause—and they want (and need) your help.

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How communities can stop gentrification from erasing GTA culture

To maintain the uniqueness of GTA neighbourhoods, residents’ voices need to be heard

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Why income inequality is at the root of all problems

The gap between rich and poor impacts both mental and physical health—for everyone. And COVID-19 is taking this realization mainstream

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Meet 8 of Toronto’s most inspiring changemakers

These women are working hard to make the city a better place, one motivational speech (and awesome app and tech tutoring program) at a time

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Everything you thought you knew about addiction is wrong

Misconceptions and stereotypes around drug use are dehumanizing and unhelpful

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Are online friends real friends? My vote is for yes

Virtual friendships are not a sad symbol of modern life. They’re the best thing about the Internet.

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A day in the life: Jake Farr, trans advocate and counsellor

As a teacher, social worker and bridge-builder, Jake Farr is making life better for trans communities in Toronto and Durham