People participate in the 2016 Trans Pride March in Toronto.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima
A recent report on crime statistics leaves out transgender and nonbinary folk. A security and surveillance expert says this invisibility is harmful. Without stats, we cannot counter violence.
Canada’s Christian right is largely isolated, and has little of the clout of evangelicals south of the border.
While they're not going away, evangelicals and social conservatives in Canada are distinctly different from the American Christian right.
Episode five of To the moon and beyond, a podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
Un lac où l’on pêche trop risque de vous voir revenir à la maison les mains vides. Les pratiques de pêche ont une forte incidence sur le comportement des poissons.
Les poissons de votre lac préféré sont peut-être plus malins que vous. Les pratiques de pêche ont une forte incidence sur le comportement des poissons.
A line of cars spills on to the street as drivers wait to fill their tanks at a fuel station in Cabimas, Venezuela, in May 2019. U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel and other hardships.
AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
The devastating costs of economic sanctions on Venezuela are being ignored or disregarded. So too is the lack of a legal basis for international intervention.
Un pas de géant pour les robots ? Les futurs voyages dans l'espace ne seront possibles que grâce aux progrès considérables de la robotique spatiale.
L'avenir de l'exploration lunaire et des voyages dans l'espace ne sera possible que grâce aux progrès de la conception et de la mise en œuvre de la robotique.
One giant leap for robotkind? Future space travel will only be possible through extensive advances in space robotics.
The future of lunar exploration and space travel will be possible only through advances in robotic design and implementation.
The Joggins Cliffs, N.S. are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the fossil record preserved in the strata of rocks.
Remains found in the Joggins Cliffs at the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia reveal further clues about ancient ecosystems.
Material from the Earth’s core has been leaking into the mantle through activity that led to volcanic eruptions such as that helped form the Hawaiian islands.
EPA/Bruce Omori/Paradise Helicopters
New findings suggest the core has been leaking for the past 2.5 billion years, and that could help scientists understand how the core was formed.
United Kingdom officials suggest that messaging apps should build in law enforcement access to encrypted text, raising concerns about user privacy.
A recent proposal by the United Kingdom's Government Communications Headquarters agency suggests building in law enforcement access to encrypted communications. This has implications for users' digital rights and privacy.
A heavily fished lake could mean you go home empty handed.
The fish at your favourite lake may be outsmarting you.
As cannabis business takes off in Canada, many are frustrated by the new amnesty law which leaves thousands with the stigma of criminal records. Here people look at products inside Spiritleaf, the first cannabis store in Kingston, Ont., on April 1, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
The new cannabis amnesty law, C-93 is seen as a step in the right direction, yet many feel frustrated by this bare-minimum approach.
There are tens of thousands of pieces of space debris orbiting the Earth, and the amount is growing.
There needs to be an international approach regarding the management and disposal of space junk.
This combination of two photographs shows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and the country’s main opposition Congress party President Rahul Gandhi as they address news conferences in their respective party headquarters in New Delhi last week.
(AP Photos/Manish Swarup, Altaf Qadri)
Narendra Modi looks poised to win the Indian election, even though India's long-standing economic and social problems haven’t been tackled to any great extent.
Enjoy an eclectic playlist of significant Canadian songs chosen by professors and students from Carleton University’s School for Studies in Art and Culture.
When you listen to music, be sure to turn your ear to its social messages. Canadian songs have a lot of important things to say.
A protest outside South Africa’s Parliament demanding amnesty for students arrested during “fees must fall” protests.
More than ever, South African universities need a new social contract that charts a way forward and begins to heal divisions.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s threat of a defamation suit against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is just the latest example of a political fight that’s turned litigious.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Politicians threatening to sue each other is not unusual in Canada, but the lawsuits seldom make it to court.
Canada’s involvement - beyond the Canadarm 3 -in lunar exploration and development is crucial.
Compared to other governments' support of lunar business and technology, Canada needs to be more strategic and active in lunar exploration or we will be left behind.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is seen in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in 2018.
International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.