Tegwyn is a Queen’s University graduate with a BAH in History, and has previously worked as a staff member at The Queen’s Journal and as Editorial Director of Spoon University Queen’s. Her journalism interests include lifestyle, intimacy, and health. Most days you can find Tegwyn with 100 tabs open on her laptop and an iced coffee in her hand. She’s also a Virgo, which tells you a lot.
One year later, the class of 2020 still doesn’t feel like it’s really graduated. Between endless lockdowns, stagnant job markets, and confusing financial aid, last year's graduates say things are still uncertain.
This project was born out of a curiosity to explore some of the TRC’s Calls to Action, how they have—or haven’t—been implemented, and what Indigenous activists say still needs to be done. What we found was much deeper than that.
The Pigeon spoke to Canadians who are working from home about their perception of productivity, timeliness, and wellness. They say the increased mental strain they’re under, caused by working remotely during a global pandemic, is their main concern.
This week, the Canadian federal government announced a $600 million deal with global satellite operator Telesat. The deal is intended to increase internet connectivity in remote areas of Canada, specifically Northern Canada. But Northern Canadians aren’t celebrating just yet.