Curious Public goes on the road to visit the Middlesex-London Health Unit to talk with Christopher Mackie (Medical Officer of Health) and Ana Ning (Associate Professor in Sociology) about psychoactive substances in our community.
According to the quote meme on the internet, the musician John Butler once said, “Art changes people and people change the world.” It also seems evident that events in the world inspires the art that people create. This reciprocal nature of society and human expression has mesmerized artists, researchers, activists, historians, and ethnographers for a …
As one of many citizens who depend on safe and accessible sidewalks for work and daily life — no less than motorists depend on safe roads — I wonder how much more tax we’d need to pay to become equal citizens to drivers in snow removal prioritization?
Provocative metaphor? Simplistic soundbite? Journalistic sensationalism? Legitimate description of a truly critical situation?
Who defines the parameters for what counts as a cultural identity? And who is then forced to fit inside the box?
Where do people go to speak and listen to one another, face-to-face, in real-time, in your community?
How you define ‘exploitation’ depends, at least in part, on your parameters for defining ‘autonomy’ and ‘coercion.’
What would it take for nation known for its diversity to change its inclusionary policies?
As societies, it feels like we are actively training ourselves to fear one another. How can we change the narrative?
Exploring the history, policies, and experiences of immigration that have led us to our present moment in time.
How will democracy and journalism evolve in the ‘post-print’, digital age?
Dennis Garnhum, Artistic Director at The Grand Theatre, on why the live stage is important for civics and community.
The politics, perverse incentives, classism, and optics of addressing inequality and poverty for a career.
What can you learn about a city by hosting local radio?
Will a populist, anti-immigration agenda come to Ottawa?