Meral Jamal

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Education for reconciliation

When the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) was first released in 2015, Pamela Toulouse, who is Ojibwe/Odawa from...

In Canada, Extinction Rebellion is overshadowed by international critiques

What started as a UK-based grassroots organization has quickly evolved into a global operation. Here in Canada, where local environmental activists have more concrete demands and less extreme methods, has Extinction Rebellion’s infamous reputation overshadowed its goals?

Canada’s first Indigenized art therapy program is supporting cultural healing in Indigenous communities

WHEAT is the only therapeutic arts training centre in central Canada that provides diplomas and certificate programs in expressive arts and art therapy. This month, the institute has welcomed its first cohort of students as part of the first Indigenized expressive arts therapy program in the country, which introduces participants to Anishinaabe culture, tradition, and art as a form of healing.