A member of Greenland’s Inuit community, Vivi Sørensen said she was compelled to properly tell the stories of Indigenous Peoples. “My main reason for wanting to direct is the fact that our stories … are always told from outside. And I felt like there’s a misportrayal, there’s something that’s wrong.”

“It’s a scary world … I’m just thankful to not have been a teenager in the world of the iPhone.” — Lynne McInally, clinical social worker, therapist and instructor at Humber College.

“I always touch an outlet with my stick before every period, and I always put my stick in the same place after every period. I’m pretty weird.” — Cody Drover, Gee-Gees forward.

Vanier does not need outside bureaucrats to put some spit and polish on their main street or marginally improve their homelessness resources. They need entrepreneurial programs, social services, and educational opportunities that recognize the ward’s diversity.