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Dr. Shariff Offers Expertise on the Pandemic Paradox

Published: 10May2020

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, along with other experts at McGill University, offered her expertise to the pandemic paradox Canadians are currently experiencing: they have been asked to go out and face the...

Children's Rights Creative Contest from the Landon Pearson Centre

Published: 20Apr2020

The Landon Pearson Centre is inviting children and young people aged 4-18 to share their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Folks are invited to express themselves through short stories,...

COVID-19 Resources

Published: 31Mar2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted our lives and, consequently, there are individuals and communities in need of additional supports and resources. We on the IMPACTS Project are...

'You Clap for Me Now' Video Highlights the Role of Immigrant Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: 15Apr2020

A video titled "You Clap for Me Now" features UK residents and people of foreign heritage reciting an anti-racist poem in order to highlight the crucial role immigrant workers are playing in the...

Signal for Help Campaign Launches to Help People Experiencing Gender-Based Violence During Home Isolation

Published: 14Apr2020

The Canadian Women’s Foundation, one of the IMPACTS Project partners, has announced its support for Signal for Help, an online initiative to assist those experiencing violence as a result of home...

Government Power in Times of Pandemic

Published: 25Mar2020

Dr. Wayne MacKay of Dalhousie University, and partner on the IMPACTS Project, recently spoke to Information Morning with Louise Renault and Portia Clark. The CBC radio show provides Nova Scotia...

Prime Minister Trudeau Announces Support for Sexual Assault Centres and Vulnerable Canadians

Published: 29Mar2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian government has been working to support vulnerable populations. Certain communities and individuals face additional risks and harm, particularly as...

A Thin Line Between Freedom of Expression and Intimidation

Published: 9Mar2020

The Internet makes it possible to publish any comment, message or insult quickly, even impulsively. Have laws followed the evolution of the web? Can the law on freedom of expression be adapted to...

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