Simran Singh

Simran Singh is multimedia journalist based in Vancouver. She is a graduate student at the UBC School of Journalism with an interest in culture, society and politics and is completing a summer internship with CBC News.

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Emoji equality: Useless trend or meaningful push to encourage diversity?

Google's announcement of 11 new emoji depicting women in different professional roles is the latest push for more diversity among the selection of tiny characters.

Emoji equality: Useless trend or meaningful push to encourage diversity?

Google's announcement of 11 new emoji depicting women in different professional roles is the latest push for more diversity among the selection of tiny characters.

Check out these quirky moments from the Democratic National Convention

From comedian Stephen Colbert's antics to questionable fashion, there is no shortage of entertaining moments at the Democratic National Convention.

Snapchat's face-mapping filters empower sexual assault survivors to tell their own stories

While most people who use Snapchat use it to exchange selfies or pictures of food and other minutiae of their daily life, a journalist in India has found a more serious and meaningful application of the popular social tool.

'It was deeply frightening': Federal strategy will aim to fight cyber violence against women

As more women speak out about online harassment, the federal government is promising to take action with a strategy against gender-based violence.

Canadian Blood Services places restrictions on transgender donors

Canadian Blood Services is introducing new criteria that will screen transgender people by their assigned birth sex if they have not undergone gender confirming surgery. The policy also includes rules targeted at trans women

Brexit makes headlines around the world

Britain's decision to leave the European Union left the world stunned and prompted a mixture of headlines around the world.

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