A conversation with Indigenous author, storyteller and activist Sandi Boucher

By Nea Maaty and Adonis Huggins - March 2022 - . Agencies serving the Indigenous community in Toronto estimate there are 70,000 Indigenous people living in the city.  Many Indigenous habitants reside in the downtown, low-income neighbourhoods of Regent Park, Moss Park and St. James Town.  However, far too often, Indigenous residents [...]

The cost of human trafficking

By Georgina Alford - August 2021- . Human trafficking encompasses the coercive recruitment and transportation of people, both within countries and between them.  According to the United Nations, human trafficking is a fundamental violation of human rights and has enduring implications for the lives and well-being of victims.  Women, men and children [...]

Bangla Surf Girls

- By Nea Maaty - In recognition of the large Bengali community living in Regent Park and St. James Town, we interview award winning filmmaker Lalita Krishna and director Elizabeth D’ Costa about their latest film Bangla Surf Girls. The film premieres online at the virtual 2021 Hot Docs Film Festival (April 29 [...]

SJT International Women’s Day Leaders-In conversation with Rowena Pinto, Chief Program Officer of Unicef Canada

Interviewed by Georgina Alford with contributions from Adonis Huggins and Nea Maaty- FOCUS   In celebration of International Women’s Day, The Corner spoke with an inspirational woman leader, Rowena Pinto, Chief Program Officer of UNICEF Canada. Growing up in Quebec at the time of both separation referendums, Rowena has always been passionate about [...]

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands- A discussion with Registered Practical Nurse Marie Claud Felicien

By Raagave Kannan What is your professional role and what inspired you to get into this field?  My name is Marie Claud Felicien and I’m a Registered Practical Nurse. If I’m being completely honest, I can’t say it was a lifelong dream to become a nurse, however, once I got into the field, [...]