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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

April Lindgren

April Lindgren is a professor at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism and director of the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. She has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, editorialist, columnist and television commentator.

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April Lindgren

Demonized Weed

Why is media coverage of Canada's grow-op "epidemic" so one sided? July–August 2014
When James Roszko murdered four young RCMP officers on a farm in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, in the spring of 2005, law enforcement authorities quickly linked the shootings to violence associated with marijuana grow-ops, organized crime and the need for harsher penalties for pot -cultivation. Subsequent investigations revealed that Roszko, a man with a long history of…