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Monia Mazigh | In her book, Natasha Bakht delves into the lived experiences of Muslim women who wear the niqab and documents the discrimination they face in Canada's legal and political systems.
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Karen Burson | Paul Weinberg's collection of essays features writing by some of Hamilton's most engaged, passionate, and articulate citizens.
Commonwealth heads of government lunch with Queen Elizabeth II, Jun 6, 2012. Image: Adam Gasson/Commonwealth Secretariat/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | "The Crown" never mentions Canada, but in real life, Canada and its prime minister played a crucial role at the 1985 Commonwealth meeting dramatized in an episode.
Images:  Heather Cleveland, Stephan Reilly, Gabriela Vanden. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Making video games and other forms of online entertainment are keeping media artists busy during this time. Two video game designers and a D.O.P. for film tell us how COVID is affecting them.
Artwork: Tricia Robinson. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Tricia Robinson is an illustrator, labour organizer and activist from Montreal who has found some new depths to her work and her life during COVID-19.
Image: Used with permission of Strike Poster.
Scott Neigh | Terry McDowell talks about the work of Strike Poster, a collective of radical artists and graphic designers in Winnipeg.
Portraits of Maxime and Yanet side-by-side. Used with permission
Victoria Fenner | Classical musicians Maxime Despax and Yanet Campbell talk about performances, livestreams and ways of adapting during the pandemic. Also -- we hear some of their music.
Image: Sandbox Films and Apple TV+. Used with permission.
David Peck | Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer talk about their new film "Fireball," curiosity, mystery, micro meteorites and the oldest thing in the universe.
Image: "Feel Deeply." Copyright Kimberly Edgar. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Kimberly Edgar talks about the isolation of Dawson City, Yukon, and how being up north in a small community has helped their art to flourish during COVID-19, in Episode 2 of "My Art Wears a Mask."
Image: Screenshot from "The Donut King"
June Chua | "The Donut King" tells the rags-to-riches-to-rags story of Ted Ngoy, blended with the tragedy of the Cambodian civil war, and glazed by the fascinating rise of doughnut shops in America.
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Daniel Aureliano Newman | A new book captures the wonders of concrete but equivocates on the damage it does to the environment.
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Krystalline Kraus | "The Witches" is a fantasy, but the potential for Anne Hathaway's portrayal of the Grand High Witch to cause real-life pain for people with disabilities is still there.