Chantal Braganza reports and edits coverage on inclusivity, social justice and diverse communities for TVO.org's Shared Values section
OPINION: The real problem isn't that someone wrote something misguided — it's that our media outlets make it inevitable that this keeps happening.
Pop culture columnist Jesse Wente speaks about the Toronto Blue Jays’ playoff series against Cleveland — whose full team name and logo has long been under scrutiny for perpetuating stereotypes about Indigenous people.
When referring to people, TVO.org capitalizes Aboriginal, Indigenous and Black to recognize these terms as identities, not just adjectives.
A recent CBC News poll suggests that Canadians are more likely than Americans to believe newcomers and minorities need to assimilate. Journalists Andray Domise and Nam Kiwanuka discuss the implications of the poll and what diversity means in this country.
Parents in Durham Region are furious over teachers confiscating unhealthy student lunches, while a top food security expert suggests Canada is well-positioned to take the lead on global warming’s threat to the fishing industry. Click for more in this week’s Food Links.
The United Nations raises antibiotic resistance to a global health-crisis status, while internationally renowned chocolatier Soma shows that craft chocolate isn’t about the money. Click for more in this week’s Food Links.