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Front-line letters give insight into soldiers' wartime lives

As part of CBC’s Remembrance Day special programming, Canadian war veterans and their families read portions of letters sent home from the front lines.

'Really eye-opening': D-Day veterans share their poignant memories with teens

Canadian veterans tell teen journalists about their roles in the Allied invasion of Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Photographer's lens shatters stereotypes around Muslim women

Photographer Alia Youssef is using her art to challenge the way many Canadians picture Muslim women.

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto: Rich culture mixes with bold statements

The four-day inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto showcased some of the most distinct and innovative work of 23 Indigenous artists and designers from Canada, the U.S. and Greenland.

How crematoriums are recovering precious metals from inside the dead

A Dutch firm has created a system through which it compensates cremation facilities for recovering recyclable parts from dead bodies, such as titanium hips and knees, stainless steel bone screws — even gold teeth.

'I was born a warrior': How a Pakistani squash star who defied the Taliban ended up in Canada

Amid the Hollywood blockbusters premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is a less-flashy film about the incredible story of Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a Pakistani squash star who lived part of her life as a boy so that she could break free of the repressive environment of the tribal areas where she grew up.