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Shannon Carranco

Local News

The Monster is in the Child Welfare System

There are more Indigenous children in the Canadian child welfare system today than there were at the height of Residential schools in 1953. Katherine Gandy, a Secwépemc and Ojibwe grassroots organizer, recounts her battle with the child welfare system in Toronto.
Local News

A Year Later and Sarah Hegazi’s Legacy is Still Honoured

Friends of Hegazi Commission Mural in Toronto’s Gay Village in Her Memory
Local News

Juneteenth in the GTA: A Celebration of Black Community

“I'm here for many reasons, but mainly it's because it is good to celebrate Blackness as a whole.”
Local News

Wine Rack Workers on Strike for Better Pay, Better Hours and Equitable Schedules

Wine Rack employees with SEIU Local 2 have been on strike since June 7
Local News

Vigil Honouring the Lives of 215 Children Found at Kamloops Residential School

"I was in a residential school. I was in the 60's Scoop. I was in their prison for a crime I did not commit."
Local News

East Side of Lamport Stadium Encampment Forcefully Evicted and Destroyed by City of Toronto

TPS officers became physically violent with encampment supporters, with at least two arrests.
Culture

Unknown Comedy Club Presents World Class Comedians You Can Enjoy From Your Own Home

Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow provide a unique space that captures the feeling of live comedy
Culture

The Mayor of Comedy: A Canadian Stand-Up Story

Comedian Sandra Battaglini and filmmaker Matt Kelly chronicle how decades of Canadian institutions have made it impossible to be a successful comedian in Canada.