Anita Elash is a multiple award-winning journalist, producer and podcaster with more than 20 years of global experience. She is currently based in Toronto, and writes about all things Canadian with a focus on climate change and the environment. Anita has lived and worked on three continents, including North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to her work for The World, she spent several years as an investigative journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She was also a reporter and editor for Radio Free Europe and a regular contributor to National Public Radio, The Globe and Mail and Christian Science Newspapers, and Voice of America. She is passionate about language, culture and the outdoors. She spends her free time speaking French, gardening, and trekking in the back country.
Many kids' products on the market are not always inclusive or accommodate unique needs — including religious ones. Ontario mother Tina Singh decided to design sports helmets for her three boys that wouldn't compromise their Sikh faith — or their safety.
It takes at least 10 years for a Christmas tree to grow big enough to be cut down. And Canada's loss of tree crops due to recent extreme weather events has led to a shortage that could last for many holiday seasons to come.
The number of immigrants coming to Canada dropped dramatically last year because of the pandemic. Now, the country is trying to boost immigration numbers by reducing the criteria to become a permanent Canadian resident.
Canadians are being urged to use the day to reflect on the nation’s history of oppression and honor Indigenous communities.
Nathaniel Veltman has been charged with murder in the case of the Azfaal family. Some legal experts say that adding the terrorism charge signals a shift in how Canada prosecutes those accused of terrorist activity.
Stephen Shainbart was one of the thousands of Americans who, feeling shocked by Donald Trump’s victory, went online looking for information about how to move to Canada. He says even a Biden win won't bring him home now.
As part of his environmental policy, US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has pledged to revoke permits for the US portion of the Keystone XL. That would likely bring construction north of the border to an end.
Airlines are doing everything from selling in-flight meals to “flights to nowhere” to keep customers amid the coronavirus.
As many countries continue to deal with the health and economic crises caused by the pandemic, a new report by Deloitte Canada warns of a “third-order crisis” to come.
Canada's nursing homes were hit especially hard by the coronavirus. To protect residents, provincial governments issued lockdown measures and shut out families. But some experts argue that confinement and isolation can do more harm than good.
One economist calls it a “modern policy for a modern labor market.”