Karen Black

Karen Black is a journalism fellow with the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

Karen Black's articles

Published On: October 15, 2021
Ontario nurses are feeling overworked and undervalued. The pandemic plays a massive role — but experts say it’s part of a long tradition.
Published On: March 10, 2021
You’ve probably never heard of John G. FitzGerald — but thanks to his efforts, Ontario spearheaded the large-scale production of a diphtheria vaccine.
Published On: October 26, 2020
In a present-day world undergoing significant social change, the province’s teachers are finding new ways to engage students about the past.
Published On: July 13, 2020
Research shows that 28,000 youth under 18 are waiting as long as two and a half years for mental-health and addictions services. That’s taking a toll on young people and families across Ontario.
Published On: April 03, 2020
When the pandemic reached the province in the fall of 1918, thousands of volunteers rallied and provided supplies and care for the sick and vulnerable.
Published On: February 03, 2020
In 2013, Roncesvalles United Church faced the prospect of closure — so it came up with a plan to radically redefine “how we do God.”  
Published On: January 07, 2020
Kyle MacDonald and Jeffrey Gallant just wanted to raise some money for mental-health services. They ended up starting a non-profit called Capitalize for Kids instead.