Volunteers pack boxes of donations destined to Ukraine at the St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Montreal, Thursday, March 3, 2022. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press.

There's no getting around politics

Not everything is political—in fact, in our frustration at what feels like a broken system, we too often stick politics where it doesn’t belong. But non-political social and community activities form the backdrop for our politics and are essential to solving society’s problems.