Publishers funnel massive amounts of resources into promoting titles that they think will become bestsellers. But they've become spellbound by 'stories of struggle' that can succumb to stereotypes.
Trust in our global food supply chains remains a concern. For the foreseeable future, much of Canada’s food fraud remains hidden in plain sight, sitting right there on our grocery store shelves.
A Québec company is asking for a Charter right usually reserved for people. There could be unintended consequences if it wins its challenge to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Co-working spaces have become popular since they were created in 2005, allowing self-employed workers to have a professional space outside an office and avoid isolation. But does it really work?
Myths that taxes on sugary drinks unfairly disadvantage the poor and will result in job losses don't hold up. Here's what the evidence says.
The federal government must take a stronger leadership role to ensure the many bodies that co-ordinate employment training programs are sharing information to develop best practices.
Until recently, there were few ways in which tires could be recycled or repurposed – but researchers have discovered a new chemical process that shows promise.
Bike sharing was once proposed as a solution to narrow the cycling gender gap — but it may be further widening this gap.
Watching the chances of victory change injects life into sports, both real and fantasy.
Investing billions in refurbishing nuclear generating stations doesn't make economic sense as the cost of renewables fall dramatically.
Nuclear power isn't needed to meet Ontario’s electricity needs. And the absence of nuclear power won't have any impact on emissions in Ontario's energy sector.
Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
Exotic and sensational depictions of Chinese wet markets may prevent a proper and efficient understanding of how viral diseases emerge.
Short answer: they don't. But striking teachers often receive a bit of financial help during a strike from money they themselves have already paid to their unions.
A paper published by researchers at Google claimed that they had achieved computing quantum supremacy, but leaks and counter-claims have created a stir.
For a winning digital transformation, every organization should establish the upskilling and reskilling of their learning and development teams as their critical 2020 New Year's resolution.
Some households have shared disproportionately in the growing national wealth, but GNP fails to reflect the disparity in gains across economic groups.
A nuclear alarm was issued on Jan. 12, 2020. The alarm had been mistakenly sent during a training exercise and was retracted, but the impact will erode trust in public safety efforts.