A narrow definition of family can neglect the experiences of many people and can impact policy and programs. It's time to expand our ideas of what family means.
We do a disservice to survivors of major tragedies when we call them "heroes." Instead, we should change our policies and attitudes to help them truly survive the disaster.
The woman known as Chair Girl is reviled not because of her impulsive, foolish crime, but because of how her mistake unexpectedly propelled her to instant internet stardom.
As CEOs, women have it tougher than men. Their severance deals prove it.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster portrayal of Alexander Hamilton, one of the most colourful founding fathers, opens this month in Toronto.
As cannabis candies and chocolates become widely available, sweeter edibles may be more appealing to youth. We need to work to minimize the potential health impacts.
'Life of Brian' is a perfect introduction to how a seemingly-irreverent parody of films about the historical Jesus can offer stronger historical insights than more earnest fare.
When the loss of this heritage is used as a weapon of war, it represents a loss for the country affected as well as for humanity. It targets the memories, history and identity of a people.
To confront colonialism, universities must open their archives and let communities see their pasts, eugenics and all.
In the television show 'The Handmaid's Tale,' Charles Darwin's 'Descent of Man' makes a cameo — and its appearance makes a comment on how Gilead functions.
The history of the Iran-United States relationship is complex and often brutal. Understanding it helps put today's turmoil into sharper focus.
Whether it's global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren't only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.
Amazon says it's the "new neighbourhood watch" but Ring may just be another technology that gives police too much data and lets neighbourhoods double down on their biases.
The metaphors used to defend the 21st century’s largest system of concentration camps are chillingly similar to Nazi Holocaust-era justifications.
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?
Over the past two decades, as Canada’s demographics have shifted, news organizations have failed to reflect the country's increasing diversity in both content and staffing.
If we're ever to move past outmoded values of gender, race and class, we need to wish Prince Harry and Meghan Markle well — and challenge those who would prefer everything remains the same.
Hockey's scandals don't have to persist if the federal government and the leagues can come together around the new safe sport policies.
Watching the chances of victory change injects life into sports, both real and fantasy.
Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix series, The Goop Lab, raises serious questions about the spread of health misinformation as well as the conflict of interest the show represents.