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Decolonize your bookshelf

As human beings, language is innate and emotional. How many of you have been moved by a song or poem, at a loss for words, stunned into silence? Language is inextricably tied to the human experience. It is the thread that we use to weave stories of the past into...

A Reflection on Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, stepmothers, aunties, grandmothers, and caregivers!  According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, mother as a noun means a female parent, and a woman in authority. Mother as a verb means to give birth or to give rise to and...

Housing is a human right

I love watching the DIY channel to see how they flip houses. The transformations from drab to fabulous are fascinating! I also noticed that often the most expensive renovations are to the outdated structures that are not visible in the final reveal. Things like faulty...

White Feminism

During the month of March, we celebrate and honour the women who fought for the rights and freedoms that we have today. We honour the suffragettes, the women who were “first” in traditionally male roles, the women who stood up for what they believed in and didn’t give...