Most Recent Content from: Jackie Marchildon

  • Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.
    Health

    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  • Article: There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'
    Health

    There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 16, 2018

    "Sleeping sickness" is transmitted by tsetse flies infected with parasites that dig into the brain. Read more

  • Article: Muslims Invite Other Canadians to ‘Visit My Mosque’ and Open Dialogue
    Citizenship

    Muslims Invite Other Canadians to ‘Visit My Mosque’ and Open Dialogue

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 14, 2018

    Mosques in cities in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta opened their doors. Read more

  • Article: How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City
    Girls & Women

    How Purses Could Help Tackle Period Poverty in This Canadian City

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 13, 2018

    Not everyone can afford menstrual hygiene products. Read more

  • Article: Adorable Video of Refugee Kids Seeing Snow for the First Time Sends a Crucial Message
    Citizenship

    Adorable Video of Refugee Kids Seeing Snow for the First Time Sends a Crucial Message

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 13, 2018

    Pure joy — and an important point. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Apologized for Canada Turning Away 900 Jewish Refugees in 1939
    Citizenship

    Justin Trudeau Apologized for Canada Turning Away 900 Jewish Refugees in 1939

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 8, 2018

    They were denied entry by Cuba, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Panama, and the US too. Read more

  • Article: Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless
    Citizenship

    Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2018

    The new anti-poverty strategy aims to cut homelessness by 50% by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Dogs Can Detect Malaria — And It Could Save Lives
    Health

    Dogs Can Detect Malaria — And It Could Save Lives

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 6, 2018

    A new study had dogs point to socks that were worn by children infected by malaria. Read more