‘We’re missing the girls’: Why women with ADHD are still slipping through the cracks
When most people hear the term ADHD, they might picture young, overly active boys who have difficulty sitting still and staying focused. So why are women being misdiagnosed and why aren’t we paying more attention to ADHD?
To the metaverse and beyond
One of the principal architects of the digital age, Mark Zuckerberg, is launching the world into the metaverse. What this means for how young people will interact with one another in the future is murky. Is this a brave new world?
Into the storm: Canada’s nursing students prepare to join a field in crisis
Across the country, hospitals are short-staffed and nurses are burning out from working exhausting overtime shifts. As nurses leave the field en masse, nursing students are preparing to join a workforce in crisis.
The trouble with the share button: How slacktivism disrupts real change
A deep-dive into an internet phenomenon that experts and advocates fear might keep people at their keyboards and away from real change.
‘Wildly disappointing’: Activists pan Ontario’s period poverty program
Ontario’s partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart to supply free menstrual products in schools might miss the mark in fighting period poverty.
Are trendy thrifters a cause for concern or the future of fashion?
The second-hand clothing industry has boomed over the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for Gen Z and millennials who have made thrifting trendy. How will this impact low-income communities who rely on their local thrift store?
Young Inuk comedian uses humour to reclaim her identity
After spending her childhood in Ottawa, Nicole Etitiq is putting a new spin on classic comedy tropes to reconnect with her home community of Iqaluit, Nunavut.
From passion to side hustle: How women entrepreneurs are building their dream careers on the side
The latest trends show many gen-Zers and millennials are taking on extra work on the side running their very own small businesses.
From Etsy stores selling handmade jewelry to the weekend-night wedding DJ or the Instagram secondhand vintage Versace bag seller, many women are hustling on the side or know someone who is.
The loneliness epidemic: How the pandemic is taking its toll on young Canadians
Many young adults in Canada are reporting that they feel lonely and isolated, and the pandemic has only exacerbated the issue. Many academics call this the loneliness epidemic.
‘Am I going to be stuck renting forever?’: A closer look at Ottawa’s housing crisis — and demands on the federal government to help fix it
While people struggling to find affordable rentals in cities across Canada is not a new conversation, recent trends in rental markets have reinvigorated calls to government to stop promising and take direct action.