Some of you may find yourself asking, what even are Treaties? Is there more than one? And if so, are they all the same? And those are all really great questions to start a conversation.
Like most people who call Canada home, my entire life has been shaped by settler colonialism as both a structure and ongoing process. The space we occupy in relation to this structure shapes every aspect of our lives from how we think of ourselves and each other, to where we live, what we do, and …
As Pride month comes to a close, we would normally expect our streets to be filled with people celebrating the 2SLGBTQ+ community and pushing for progress. With pandemic restrictions in effect, Pride month looks a bit different this year, but we can take this pause to reflect on 2SLGBTQ+ histories in our city, promote an inclusive online space, and learn from 2SLGBTQ+ creators.