• Greyscale photograph of Gary Barwin against a green background. Something Else - your urn was / exactly as you’d wanted by Gary Barwin




Do you know a teen who dreams of being a writer?

The 2022 Amazon Canada First Novel Award is currently seeking submissions for the Youth Short Story category.
The prize is $5000 and a mentorship with The Walrus. The deadline to submit is January 31, 2022.

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As Canadian children and their parents are once again confronted with the uncertainty of lockdowns and school closures, the mental health of our youngest community members is of concern. How will this affect them in the short-term? In the long-term? And will this contribute to a new intergenerational trauma? And according to Dr. Myrna Lashley, these questions become even more fraught when you add the lens of diversity and Black youth to the equation.


What does life as a content creator look like when the cameras aren’t rolling? And as this economy grows, what supports and resources do Canadian creators need to flourish? This week, our host, Mohit Rajhans, speaks with Dr. Richard Lachman, an associate professor of Digital Media at X University, about the future of the creator economy.

The pandemic pushed many people to do critical services online — like managing personal finances. This episode looks at the uptick of online banking and how both individual Canadians and banks had to rely on strong, secure internet connections to keep money moving and the economy afloat. We speak with Peter Tilton the Senior Vice President of Digital for RBC and Natasha Knox, founder of Alaphia Financial Wellness and a Certified Financial Planner.



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  • Greyscale photograph of Gary Barwin against a green background. Something Else - your urn was / exactly as you’d wanted by Gary Barwin
Fiction
  • Collage of a Chevrolet Impala in red superimposed on a grayscale photo of an empty country road. The Mission - Saint Mary’s River coldly wrought the edge of the Mission to the north, blocking its expansion toward the reserve’s hoodoos by Troy Sebastian / Nupqu ʔa·kǂ am̓