Chantal Braganza reports and edits coverage on inclusivity, social justice and diverse communities for TVO.org's Shared Values section
Many Christian congregations are shrinking, but the province’s places of worship are reinventing themselves for those in need of homes.
ANALYSIS: A pair of recent viral videos show racialized people reacting to abuse in very different ways — and both approaches are equally legitimate, writes Chantal Braganza.
Evan Balgord, co-founder of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, on right-wing extremism, radicalization, and fighting back against intolerance.
ANALYSIS: Reports suggest Canada is looking to reopen the STCA with the U.S. — but, some experts warn, that could have negative consequences for asylum seekers.
ANALYSIS: Marijuana enforcement has disproportionately affected people of colour — and now they’re being cut out of the new pot economy. But there are steps we can take to fix that, writes Chantal Braganza.
Those who were forced to attend residential schools are entitled to financial compensation for the abuse they suffered. So why aren’t former patients of so-called Indian hospitals?
Vandals smashed windows on Locke Street to protest gentrification — but business owners, community workers, and residents say their actions only stifle meaningful discussions about the changing face of the city
ANALYSIS: We examine four of the most significant changes coming to child care in this province — and how they’ll affect families.
The New York Times and National Geographic have begun to reckon with their historical prejudices — but goodwill gestures must be backed up by institutional change, writes Chantal Braganza.
OPINION: Masculinity is in crisis. Here's why that's not a bad thing, writes Chantal Braganza.
OPINION: Commentators have been focusing on due process in the wake of sexual-misconduct allegations against Canadian politicians. Here’s what they should be focusing on instead, writes Chantal Braganza.
OPINION: Companies that trade in stereotypes of Canadian niceness are often not very nice themselves, writes Chantal Braganza.
OPINION: The author’s comments about 'good feminists' don’t make her a renegade — they put her squarely on the side of the status quo.
Last month the federal government expanded parental leave for all — but it’s middle- and upper-income people who stand to gain the most.
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.