Iman Sheikh is a former digital media producer at TVO.org.
OPINION: Last week, the federal government introduced a bill to amend Canada’s hate crime provisions, extending protections for gender identity and expression. But under the Criminal Code, the threshold for hate speech is so high that virtually no one can be shut down.
Tonight on The Agenda in the Summer, Shehzaad Jiwani of indie-punk band Greys talks about being a person of colour in the music scene. TVO.org asked four experts to weigh in on cultural diversity in popular music. They all agree it's lacking, but for surprising reasons. Click for more.
Frustrated with a lack of responses to job applications, many people of colour conceal or downplay racial cues in their resumés to try to avoid anticipated discrimination by employers.
Due to a lack of access to psychiatrists and little awareness around treatment options, many Ontarians with mental illnesses head to busy emergency departments for help with anxiety and depression-related issues.
Last month, TVO.org scoured SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, for creative solutions to Ontario's social challenges. And tacos. Here are five breakthroughs in digital innovation that offer dynamic solutions to problems such as housing shortages, opioid addiction, lack of autism services and more.
In 2014, a major highway in B.C. raised its speed limit from 110 to 120 km/h. One year later, a study showed that drivers were travelling no faster than before. Should Ontario follow suit?