Local Black-owned travel company gets funding to grow

Here’s how the owner of Elevate and Explore Black Nova Scotia, a Black-owned travelling business, is motivating Black people to tour Nova Scotia and be more comfortable visiting different places.

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There is a lot of talk about diversity in the media, but half of Canadian newsrooms are staffed entirely by white individuals, says a new damning study by the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ).

‘Historic’ report slams Canadian newsrooms for overwhelming whiteness

There is a lot of talk about diversity in the media, but half of Canadian newsrooms are staffed entirely by white individuals, says a new damning study by the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ).

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The new film intertwines the coming-out stories, and challenges, of three South Asian youth from the LGBTQ community.

Award-winning documentary gives voice to South Asian LGBTQ community

A new documentary, “Emergence,” came together as one South Asian youth struggled with homelessness after being disowned by his South Asian family for being gay. The film tells the stories of three such individuals, including the producer.

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Allegations of abuse threaten film festival’s future

Former members of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) allege harassment, sexism, and bullying by the festival’s director. An open dialogue session last month to invite the public to weigh in on the future of the organization has not helped resolve the impasse. NCM’s Andreina Romero reports.

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100 years of Remembrance: time to usher in new heroes

As Canadians celebrate 100 years of Remembrance commemorations, author and director of the Indus Media Foundation, Steven Purewal, says it’s time to recognize the significant contributions of British Indian Army troops to Canada’s success in the Great War.

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“Mexican Gothic” — a mix of the sensual and the repulsive

New York Times bestselling author, Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s fifth novel, “Mexican Gothic,” does a horrifyingly delicious job of intertwining sensuality with the macabre, using her scientific training to bring readers into the world of toxic, hallucinogenic fungi.

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