Through a play day filled with choices at the beach with supportive adults, unexpected challenges and social experiences all help children to build far more than sand castles.
Scholars link the emergence of the term boredom to European industrial modernity, and the standardization of time, repetitive labour and development of leisure time associated with it.
Canadian technology start-ups that incorporate an approach that learns from failure tend to perform and innovate with greater success than start-ups that seek to assign blame.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Despite all efforts, no treatments have been found yet. To increase the odds, we need to rethink our approach and try to better understand it.
Growing demand for large salt-water clams is leaving parts of the B.C. coast littered with plastic debris.
A filmmaker, her students and community partners create a multi-platform documentary and study guide to teach swamp literacy and care through a trip into the Everglades.
Despite a recent Tahoe Resources settlement and apology to Guatemalan protesters, Canadian companies can still get away with crimes committed abroad — even in the face of insurmountable evidence.
There's a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here's how to change that.
The Chinese National Tobacco Corporation is expanding its international markets through subsidiaries. Is the world ready for tobacco companies sponsoring or supporting schools?
While they're not going away, evangelicals and social conservatives in Canada are distinctly different from the American Christian right.
The place of Huawei in Canada's 5G network, and the associated national security implications, will be a key issue for the next federal government.
Drug companies have a job to do and so does Health Canada. When the relationship becomes murky, the public are at risk.
Some students who participated in a study of technology in the classroom believed instructors are at fault if students turn to technology when they are bored.
New research shows that there's much in a name: people will use the sounds in names to infer someone’s physical and personality traits.
Insomnia impacts more than 20 per cent of women during pregnancy. And it is treatable.
A recent article in The Atlantic called for a "new science of progress" - this is dangerous and ignores the academic study of the history of human development.
The benefits of midwifery for women and babies globally are clear. In Canada, innovations in midwifery centres and services are tempered by low pay and high rates of burnout.
Québec schools must consider Bill 21's potential impact on students. Bullying researchers have found links between publicly permitted behaviour and personal expression.
Major changes in the language of white supremacists have happened in the last decade that provide a window into how the groups mobilize support, shape political perceptions and advance their cause.
'The Lion King' illustrates how a child moves through five stages of grief with the support of loving friends, family and community.