Marsha McLeod's articles
Published On: July 16, 2021
This community pays homage to a local artist — and Canadian currency — in a very big way.
‘Life, love, the pursuit of rights’: Setting the stage for the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival
Published On: June 21, 2021
Starting Monday, Indigenous artists from across Ontario will be offering comedy, music, theatre, and more at a brand-new festival
Published On: June 17, 2021
In 1990, Canadian artist Heather Spears met a paramedic-in-training in East Jerusalem — sparking a relationship that would help shape a community.
Published On: June 04, 2021
Many Ontarians are looking forward to getting outside and roughing it. But backcountry trips can have hazards — here’s how to stay safe on the water and in the woods.
Published On: April 23, 2021
Research shows that one vaccine dose may offer little protection for those with IBD taking certain medications — and advocates are urging the province to prioritize them.
Published On: April 06, 2021
DriveTest delays and cancellations are creating serious complications for Ontarians — and many are calling on the province to clear the backlog.
Published On: March 23, 2021
Less than a year ago, Pickering city council voted to request the zoning edict. This week, it voted in favour of asking the government to rescind part of it. So what changed?
Published On: March 12, 2021
How Waubageshig launched the country’s first Indigenous-studies program — and helped shape the teaching of Indigenous history and culture
Published On: February 11, 2021
ANALYSIS: Here’s how the phone system works, who profits — and what advocates say needs to change.
Published On: February 04, 2021
A billionaire and a business-friendly government have set their sights on a provincially significant wetland in Pickering. These advocates are trying to save it — and stop it from becoming a warehouse.
Published On: January 13, 2021
Shortly after the flight from Tehran to Kyiv claimed dozens of Canadian lives, COVID-19 took over the news cycle. But victims’ friends and relatives continue their fight for answers — and accountability.
Published On: January 06, 2021
Abattoirs have been shutting down across the province — now the pandemic is putting pressure on an already strained system.
Published On: December 14, 2020
A one-year-old child was struck by a bullet in November. Did an OPP officer fire the gun?.
Published On: December 09, 2020
As COVID-19 accelerates the closure of publications across the province, there’s a growing sense of urgency to make sure records of local history survive.