Katie Underwood

(Illustration by Nicole Moss)
Environment

How recycling food could help save the planet

Upcycled edible waste—Transformation Tomato Sauce, anyone?—is here to help clean up the planet

Dion during her performance at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Feb. 28, 2020 (Nina Westervelt/The New York Times/Redux Pictures)
Arts

Why Céline Dion is what we all need right now

Canada’s beloved pop star is the emotional defibrillator for this exact moment. And we’ve never needed her more.

(Photo illustration by Justin Poulson)
Culture

The rise of Afterpay: The bite-sized retail therapy our pandemic-weary populace doesn’t need

Point-of-sale financing companies Afterpay, Splitit and Sezzle have found their moment during the pandemic, as Canadians turn to online shopping for a quick hit of dopamine

Fine arts course at Mount Allison University (Courtesy of Mount Allison University)
Education

Canada’s Top Primarily Undergraduate University 2021: Mount Allison

Most, if not all, of Mount Allison’s new programs were clearly designed to prepare its grads for the multi-hyphenate-loving job market.

Microbiology and nanobiology lab at McGill University. (Courtesy of McGill University)
Education

Canada’s Top Medical Doctoral University 2021: McGill

One of McGill’s true strengths seems to lie in diversity: 30 per cent of its base is international, and Montreal’s cosmopolitan offerings—cultural institutions, nightlife, art scenes and restaurants—are legion

Simon Fraser University students. (Courtesy of Dale Northey/Simon Fraser University)
Education

Canada’s Top Comprehensive University 2021: Simon Fraser

SFU considers student wellness to be as important as planetary health. The school has green-lit a support program that aims to counter the long wait times that students endure to see a therapist—and the virtual appointments are pandemic-friendly.

Life

The end of the oven

Before You Go: Herewith, an affectionate roast of the increasingly obsolete amenity that has warmed our hearts (and hams) for more than a century

Education

Canada’s Top Medical Doctoral University 2020: McGill

The school’s dedication to research and new initiatives helps its influence stretch far beyond its home campus

Education

Canada’s Top Comprehensive University 2020: Simon Fraser

A commitment to the environment is generating real-world change in tech and sustainability

Canada

In the pay equity fight, Canada’s biggest provinces are ground zero

2018 was a year of closing Canada’s gender wage gap. 2019 will be a year of painful delays.

Facebook Instant Articles

‘Is that a uterus giving the middle finger?’: On the bus to the Women’s March

This trip had everything — strangers bonding, ribald humour, a bottomless well of snacks and even a self-appointed bus mom.

Culture

Why you might actually want the latest Pirelli calendar

This year, the calendar — famous for featuring barely dressed models — snapped notable women doing things rather than being things