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The White Saviors
Chapter Two – The Cult of Kielburger
Kids in 17,000 schools have been encouraged to take the WE Pledge, join the WE movement, and “Live WE.” But what does that really mean? In practice, it has meant fundraising for WE, paying the Kielburgers’ private company for a “voluntourism” trip, going to work for WE, and living in communal WE housing. According to many of those who lived WE, it meant joining an organization very much like a “cult.”
“I am a human, not an animal”
In Canada, migrant care workers are trapped in a system that creates "purposeful inequality." COVID has only made it worse.
The CBC fired a reporter who tried to blow the whistle on systemic racism
The broadcaster acted improperly when they combed through the employee's private messages for evidence of a leak, arbitrator rules
Essential Voices: Working in the Pandemic
Essential workers from across the country talk about the unique challenges of these strange times
Before Daily Hive Grew, People Wrote for Free. Now an Early Contributor Is Going to Court to Get Paid.
Writer claims he was sold on a "ground-floor opportunity"
Young Journalists Have Heard Enough About “Fake News”
Please teach us how to navigate a shrinking industry looking to exploit us, instead
Canadian Media Is Getting A Bailout. Its Freelancers Aren’t.
Which part of journalism, the companies or the journalists, does the government really want to support?
Inside The “Cult” Of Kielburger
Two dozen former employees open up about WE.
StarMetro Vancouver Has A Union, But Not A Contract
Members voted down a tentative agreement last week
Things The Globe And Mail Would Probably Rather Forget
As the newspaper celebrates its 175th birthday, we offer an alternative history, from fascism to plagiarism