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What is intergenerational trauma—and how do you heal from it?

Breaking the cycle of trauma has Indigenous peoples in Canada working through more than 150 years of hurt

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