Quand toutous et minous font partie de la famille, c’est la société dans son ensemble qui en bénéficie.
Vivre avec un animal, et y être attaché, favorise la santé. Les enfants qui grandissent entourés d’un animal de compagnie sont plus empathiques et moins stressés.
Studies show that living with a pet has positive outcomes when pets are considered family members and not property.
Based in Québec, Porte Parole led by Annabel Soutar has toured and run several documentary theatre shows. Pictured here, ‘The Watershed,’ a docudrama about the politics of water in Canada.
Reality based theatre is one way artists are challenging the lies put out by politicians like U.S. President Donald Trump, who exploits our contemporary insecurities.
In this December 2009 file photo, a member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, trains on a weapon at their camp in the Qandil mountains near the Turkish border with northern Iraq.
(AP Photo/Yahya Ahmed)
Why did negotiations between the Turkish state and the Kurds, aimed at mitigating ethnic conflict and bringing about peace, fail in Turkey?
A person lights a candle to remember the victims of the Madrid train bombings in 2004. About 200 people were killed and over 1,800 were injured in a series of commuter train bombings in the Spanish capital March 11, 2004.
(AP Photo/Denis Doyle)
There is a common misconception in the West that leaders of al-Qaida and ISIS are recruiting and brainwashing people into giving up their lives for the Jihad. This is an incorrect model.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford arrives to speak in Toronto on Dec. 12, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Ontario's premier is drawing faulty parallels between Franco-Ontarians and Anglo-Quebecers when it comes to the services available to them in each province.
A coal mine near the mountains in Alberta.
An American coal company is suing the Canadian government over Alberta's plan to combat climate change.
Is it right to spend, laugh, relax and revel when there are so many people who live in isolation, fear and poverty?
To do good, to stay strong and constructive, to ensure that love defeats anger, “it is part of your duty to enjoy what pleasures you can."
Research shows that so-called angel investors who write cheques to startups have a much bigger and more positive impact than governments providing ‘founding’ help to entrepreneurs.
New research shows supporting angel investors, rather than giving startups 'founding' help, fosters entrepreneurship.
Protesters in front the Supreme Court of Canada in 2013 when the court was hearing arguments on the constitutionality of Canada’s prostitution laws.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada’s prostitution laws are based on the idea that prostitution is dangerous. Legalizing prostitution doesn’t eliminate the risks of violence and psychological harm.
Rush hour in Vancouver, B.C. Has North America reached Peak Car?
With car manufacturers closing down factories, and self-driving technologies improving and becoming more widely accepted, have we reached Peak Car?
The coastline of Sulawesi, Indonesia, where languages and cultures are threatened by climate change.
Approximately 7,000 languages are spoken in the world today, but only about half are expected to survive this century. One factor contributing to this loss is climate change.
Disruption does not always drive the most monumental or ingenious innovation. The stress of running from wolves is hardly conducive to good planning.
Necessity and desperation are portrayed as the prime motivators of innovative behaviour, but in reality, stability and holistic incentives go a long way to freeing up creative energy.
At least 54 countries prohibit the corporal punishment of children. Canada has neither prohibited corporal punishment, nor said it will.
Until Canadians challenge the normalization of violence against children, we will continue to support, or at least tacitly condone, something that by all accounts is harmful.
In this December 2017 photo, U.S. President Donald Trump congratulates Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, while Paul Ryan looks on, during a ceremony at the White House after the final passage of tax overhaul legislation.
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Donald Trump may have executed a hostile takeover of the Republican party, but the GOP has been laying the groundwork for decades.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks at an anti-carbon-tax rally in Calgary, in October 2018.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
In order to address a warming planet over the medium and long-term, climate policy must be designed to be adaptable and indeed attractive to those across the political spectrum.
Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib became one of two Muslim women to be elected to Congress in the recent midterm elections. How voters gender-identify has an impact on how they vote.
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Men and women are not unified voting blocs. We must consider how voters identify themselves in terms of gender to truly understand how women and men think about politics.
Emile Durkheim who taught at Sorbonne University is considered a founder of modern sociology.
Emile Durkheim helped to lay the foundations of sociological thought and theory. He spoke of our current condition as being influenced by social structures and institutions.
Few medical schools offer training in addictions medicine and most doctors feel they lack the specialist expertise to deal with the inpatient opioid crisis.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
Canadian hospitals are ill-equipped to deal with the inpatient opioid crisis. Lack of specialist addictions care puts patients and staff at risk.
A sign denouncing transphobia is held up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court at a protest in June 2016.
Donald Trump is seeking to amend laws that prevent discrimination against Americans based on their sex. It's all just another attempt to fire up the Republican base for the mid-term elections.