News archive - February 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Home insurance buyers lack access to public flood data

Calculator with bills

Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance leaving them exposed to significant financial risk.

A recent study from the University of Waterloo found flood mapping information in Canada was inadequate, incomplete, hard to locate and varied widely from province-to-province.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Communication Arts professor advocates for being colour wise, not colour blind

two hands of black man and woman touching

People have been taught to believe that being “blind” to skin colour is a positive way to approach anti-racism, but according to Professor Vershawn Young this major misconception leaves marginalized races and cultures unseen.

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