INTERVIEW: Brittlestar on Social Media and “The Stupidpocalypse”

Stewart Reynolds, better known on the internet as Brittlestar, is an internet comedian with over 27,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over a thousand videos on social media. His new book, “Welcome to The Stupidpocalypse: Survival Tips for the Dumbageddon” was released last month, and has become the #1 Most Gifted book in Humorous Essays on […]

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TIFA Kids: Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is hosting an Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada event. This Educational event will take place at the Harbour Front Centre on September 30 at 10:30 am – 6 pm   The TIFA has created this creative and educational event as a way to give children a sense of place when discussing […]

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The World Premiere of Canoe

Toronto has a new Opera! Unsettled Scores co-founders and composers Spy Dénommé-Welch and Catherine Magowan, have explored the unique medium of opera to tell the captivating tale of two sisters from Northern Ontario, their ancestral tree, and old but familiar visitors. This art breaks Eurocentric operatic structures, redesigning a safe space for diverse audiences to experience […]

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Kyle McKearney Nominated For a CCMA

Alberta-based Indigenous folk/alt-country artist Kyle McKearney

Alberta-based Indigenous folk/alt-country artist Kyle McKearney has been nominated for four Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) in; Alternative Country Album of the Year, Producer(s) of the Year, Creative Team or Director of the Year and Innovative Campaign of the Year.   Kyle McKearney has (re)released numerous singles like “Mercy,” “River Rain” and “Grandfather in the past 8 months, alongside his newest album A Traveler’s Lament.    McKearney […]

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Modernizing The Traditional Way 

Shawish Logo - black and white features sun

In a world where online shopping is most popular, one entrepreneur has changed the way many Indigenous vendors sell their products.   Amanda Bernard is a proud member of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation and an advocate for Indigenous entrepreneurship and art. Shawish is a virtual Indigenous marketplace that hosts Indigenous entrepreneurs and artists to create […]

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Financial Literacy For This Economy

Indigenous Financial Literacy Coach Bestt Blayze Peterson giving speach

Licensed Indigenous entrepreneur promoting financial literacy across North America  Lots of BIPOC individuals struggle with saving, investing and managing their money. Indigenous Financial Literacy Coach Bestt Blayze Peterson is doing his part in educating and changing the way BIPOC handles money.   There are differences in financial knowledge between BIPOC and their Caucasian counterparts. BIPOC families […]

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Changing Lives with Permanent Makeup

Owner of Healing Hands Beauty Bar & Spa, Dina Kayseas (Binesi Ogichidaa) is changing the indigenous beauty scene with permanent makeup and other spa services. Dina Kayseas is a residential school survivor, domestic violence survivor and recovering drug addict. Dina turned to cosmetics as a way to turn her life around. After putting herself through […]

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Autumn Shaganash Missing after Two Months

Autumn Shaganash a 26-year-old Indigenous woman has been missing for more than 2 months. The family pleads with the Barrie Police and GTA residents to help bring Autumn home. Autumn Shaganash was last seen leaving home on June 9, 2023. She lived with her sister Lili Moore and Lilli’s small children. Autumn Shaganash informed her […]

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