Social Change

Risky Click: Talking about online pornography

I first heard of Gale Dines when a friend sent me her TedXTalk, Growing Up in a Pornified Culture . According to Dines – a Professor of Sociology and...

Dismantling the Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault

Public concern about the treatment of sexual assault victims in the criminal justice system has reached new heights, as has public pressure to reduce...

Create an Inclusive Workforce this September

In 2014 the BC Government proclaimed September BC Disability Employment Month – an initiative that aims to celebrate people with disabilities in the...

We gave sexist music videos warning labels to alert young people

They don’t want you to stop and think…we do If you’ve spent any time watching music videos on-line recently, you likely know that sexualization is...

International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Our voices are diverse in Canada and protecting that diversity is a cause we should all support. August 9 th is the United Nations’ International Day...

Teaching Values through Sports and Coaching

Watch a boys’ rugby, football, soccer or hockey game and chances are you might hear a coach hurl statements such as these in an attempt to motivate...

Global Response to Sexist Adverts

The UK is latest government to take a stand against sexualization in advertising . Advertising watchdogs in Britain have ruled that negative gender-...

Critiquing Media with the Youth Advisory Council

Beyond scrolling through viral videos, memes and Snapchat stories, it’s important for everyone to engage critically with the media they’re exposed to...

Canada Child Benefit: One Year In

On July 20, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) celebrated its first anniversary. Today, almost 9 out of 10 families are accessing the CCB, a benefit...

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day 2017

This year, Canada celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, but our history runs much longer than that. You may already be familiar with the...

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