Environmental Racism in Canada

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Case Studies on ‘Chemical Valley’ (ON) and Fort Chipewyan (AB) Environmental racism is a strategy for colonialism often mobilized by states that simultaneously pursue the growth of their economy and the genocide of particular racialized populations. In this blog I unpack the logistics of extractive industry in Fort Chipewyan (AB) and ‘Chemical Valley’ (ON) to…

Overconsumption and Sustainable Fashion

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Imagine this: You open up Tiktok to find an outfit-of-the-day pop-up. The comments are flooded with responses like: “How could you support fast fashion” “Imagine buying Shein” “This is disgusting…” Fast fashion has been one of the raging topics within the past few years. I remember being introduced to it in my grade 10 class…

Minority Discrimination In Psychiatric Diagnoses

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Mental Health Concerns Canada is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. It would make sense that as there are more than 200,000 immigrants and around 25,000 refugees who come to Canada each year, that we would have mental health services readily accessible to them. However this is not the case, and…