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Buffy Sainte-Marie honoured with new Canada Post stamp

Indigenous singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is the latest artist to be honoured with a commemorative Canadian stamp.

Calls to 'Cancel Canada Day' draw mixed reaction

CBC News asked people in many parts of the country whether they will be celebrating Canada Day and whether they support the cancellation of events in light of the findings of potential unmarked graves at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in B.C. and the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.

More takeout means more waste from single-use containers. Here's a possible solution

COVID-19 has forced restaurants to offer more takeout, but that means more waste from single-use containers. Meet the owner of 'Suppli' who has set out to change that.

Her Olympic dreams were dashed in a brutal fall. Now, her company is on Oprah's 2020 Favourite Things list

At the age of 14, the 2012 Olympic hopeful Taylor Lindsay-Noel was paralyzed after a gymnastics accident. Now, her organic tea company Cup of Té has made it onto Oprah’s 2020 Favourite Things list.

Meet the North Albion Collegiate Institute student who's headed to Harvard University

Azim Raheem has committed to playing at Harvard University on their men’s volleyball team and will receive financial aid over the course of his four years at the university.

How a Scarborough organization is helping people feel better about using food banks

A non-profit organization that runs food banks in Scarborough serving more than 1,000 households every week is now allowing clients to “shop” at their own pace. "We decided to set up a system which is more dignified; people have their own choices," Suman Roy says. 

How COVID-19 relief funding could help a traditional African arts school reach youth across Canada

Thanks to COVID-19 relief funding, Sanaaj Mirrie is hoping to expand her traditional African dancing and drumming classes from the Afiwi Groove School online across the country.

How the COVID-19 lockdown helped this fashion designer overcome tragedy and create a new show

Kadeem Faustin, 27, lost his mother a decade ago. Months later, a temporary paralysis ended his dance career. But this year, the COVID-19 lockdown gave the fashion designer the time he needed to come to terms with his grief and rethink his new show, which premieres Oct. 21 during Fashion Art Toronto.

Why COVID-19 is forcing the TDSB to delay student breakfast programs

Canada's largest school board has delayed the return of student nutrition programs as tens of thousands of kids begin a staggered return to in-class learning this week — because it's still trying to figure out how to run them while keeping students safe from COVID-19.

Black parents call on province to 'decolonize' curriculum in effort to fight racism in schools

For anti-Black racism in schools across Ontario to stop, the first step needs to be an overhaul of the curriculum to make it more inclusive, a Black parents group says