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What happens when we run out of space to bury our dead?

What happens when we run out of space to bury our dead?

Blink and you could miss it—the Richview Memorial Cemetery sits nestled on a thin slice of land between two of North America’s busiest highways. The cemetery is guarded by one Randall Reid, but not all such places are so fortunate.
“Christmas is a little different this year”: An interview with Santa

“Christmas is a little different this year”: An interview with Santa

Over the past ten months we've been accustomed to seeing our daily routines change in ways large and small. Covid-19 has popularized phrases from "in these unprecedented times" to X "will look a little different this year".
A pandemic makes local news more critical, but also more endangered

A pandemic makes local news more critical, but also more endangered

Ten months into this pandemic, after so many of us rediscovered how vital local news can be, there are even fewer local newsrooms in Canada than when it began. - How did we end up here? What are we losing when small-town papers die?
Is Canada’s new climate plan finally getting serious?

Is Canada’s new climate plan finally getting serious?

It's as ambitious as any Canadian government has been so far—but is it enough? A new climate plan rolled out by Justin Trudeau last week takes aim at some real metrics for change. So how would it directly impact your life, and your wallet? -
‘Tis the season for mass evictions?

‘Tis the season for mass evictions?

A moratorium on evictions in Ontario was once part of Premier Doug Ford's plan to "make sure you and your family can stay in your home during this difficult time.
As vaccination begins, how can we convince hesitant Canadians to take the shot?

As vaccination begins, how can we convince hesitant Canadians to take the shot?

There will always be a group of people who flatly refuse to get vaccinated, and public health messages probably won't convince them. But there are far, far more Canadians who might get vaccinated, but are nervous of what they see as a potential risk.
Have you ever purchased a ‘Bland’?

Have you ever purchased a ‘Bland’?

Welcome to the newest era of consumer capitalism. It's dominated by 'Blands' — clean, sleek, online products that bill themselves as the handcrafted little guy here to disrupt the giant corporations. They have origin stories.
What will the ‘Middle Class’ of the 2020s look like?

What will the ‘Middle Class’ of the 2020s look like?

Middle Class is a term that comes from the 1950s, and while the economics surrounding it have changed fundamentally in 70 years, the goals and hopes and dreams of the people that belong to it have not. How long can that continue? -
Will BC’s government fix the racism in its health care system?

Will BC’s government fix the racism in its health care system?

An investigation into an allegation of a racist game being played by hospital staff turned into a detailed report about system racism in British Columbia's health care system. The province has vowed to take action,
Covid-19 has hit Canadian charities where it hurts

Covid-19 has hit Canadian charities where it hurts

This is the time of year when Canadians traditionally up their giving. But a lot of that tends to happen in person. This year, Covid-19 has made that tough. And the big picture isn't much better: In a year of economic hardship,
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