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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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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How food banks in Canada work — and why they’re necessary

With rising unaffordability and income inequality in Toronto and the GTA, food banks are needed more than ever

6 ways to make life better for women in the GTA

How do you eliminate gendered poverty? Start by creating smart public policies, like these places around the globe

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We can all help stop human trafficking—here’s how

If we know the signs, we can take action to support victims and deter sex traffickers

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Why don’t women leave abusive relationships?

It takes an average of seven attempts to leave an abusive partner. Here’s why

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9 revolutionary ways to make self-care a priority

Taking care of yourself is a radical act—but there are simple ways to make it a lifelong habit