When we walk together in a good way, we learn to see the world from multiple perspectives.
(Walking Together/Emily Kewageshig/Annick Press)
‘Etuaptmumk’ or Two-Eyed Seeing is the gift of multiple perspectives in the Mi’kmaw language. A key practice of this in an early childhood outdoor program is walking together and sharing stories.
Efforts are underway to clean up sport in Canada, but if sporting bodies and athletes want to prevent abuse from occurring, we must re-engineer the structures, policies and practices that lead to abuse in the first place.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Athletes often recount how, at the very least, sport built their character and at the very most, saved their lives. But currently, Canadian sport itself needs rebuilding.
Online misinformation is a serious issue. But experts have helpful tips that can help us navigate it.
The amount of content available online makes policing misinformation extremely difficult. But there are steps we can all take to better ensure the credibility of what we see online.
Focusing on online learning as the problem means lost opportunities to identify solutions and supports for student well-being, which could then be designed into online, in-person or mixed forms of learning.
(Allison Shelley for EDUimages)
Making unsubstantiated claims that pandemic online learning caused mental health problems doesn’t help us address students’ current needs.
Research suggests that supports are more likely to be provided to meet the needs of the majority of people with cancer who are older, rather than to younger people with cancer.
Younger cancer patients have unique challenges, and resources often target older patients. Social media brings younger cancer patients together to share information, emotional support and hope.
Social spaces that bring together international and domestic students are an essential part of creating an open campus culture.
Year-round academic and extracurricular opportunities that encourage cultural exchange between international students, their peers and the wider society are important.
New research finds that many Canadian households may be struggling to pay their energy bills or limiting their energy use when they need it most.
Rising temperatures — and inflation — are increasing household energy bills. Many Canadians are struggling to meet their basic energy needs.
Canadian Howie Mandel is a veteran stand up comic.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
At its best, comedy can bridge, unite and heal, rather than divide, bully and perpetuate the very ills that it is uniquely equipped to help us solve.
The gender pay gap for faculty in Canadian universities is significant and persistent.
Over the course of a career and retirement, gender pay gaps lead to a difference of roughly half-a-million dollars for women professors relative to their male counterparts.
Troops of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade head to shore in Bernières-sur-Mer, Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.
Gilbert Alexander Milne, Department of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada, PA-122765
Remembrance for post-veteran generations involves learning about history, trying to comprehend the what, how and why and its relevance today.
A lawsuit filed on April 12 alleges that Tesla CEO Elon Musk illegally delayed disclosing his stake in Twitter so he could buy more shares at lower prices.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Elon Musk’s attempt to take over Twitter uses free speech as the motivation, but research shows that unregulated online spaces result in increased harassment for marginalized users.
We need a positive vision for sport in Canada — something to fight for, not just fight against.
Athletes from multiple NSO’s in Canada are rising up in hurt and anger to denounce toxic cultures and linking arms to demand a respectful, healthy and inclusive sport system for all.
Volodymyr Zelensky s'adresse à des partisans après le second tour des élections présidentielles à Kiev, en Ukraine, en avril 2019.
(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Pendant les heures les plus sombres de l’Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky a montré qu’il servait son peuple – pas seulement dans la rhétorique, mais surtout dans l’action.
Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to supporters after the second round of presidential elections in Kyiv, Ukraine, in April 2019.
(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
During Ukraine’s darkest hours, Volodymyr Zelensky has shown himself to be a man for the people, of the people — not just in rhetoric, but more importantly, in action.
Pengunjuk rasa menolak kewajiban vaksin di Kosta Rika.
Upaya menangkal misinformasi di level individu dan platform perlu dibarengi dengan upaya kebijakan dan kebudayaan.
Flexible approaches to teaching and learning will likely feature significantly in our future, as we grapple with threats like climate change.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins
Precarious academic work, stable funding, purposeful course design and greater attention to equity are issues that students and faculty want to see addressed.
Schoolgirls in Kabul, Afghanistan.
After 20 years in Afghanistan and many promises made, the U.S. does hold responsibility for Afghans’ fate, including their human right to access education.
Researchers say conspiracy theories around COVID-19 are spreading at an alarming rate across the country — and they warn that misinformation shared online may lead to devastating consequences.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Gardening provides a helpful metaphor to help us understand how individual and platform approaches to misinformation need to be accompanied by policy and cultural reforms.
What hapens when someone outside of the university community co-ordinates a mass email campaign demanding the firing of a faculty member? University policies need to cover this.
Where policies do address online abuse and harassment, they’re largely ineffective in a world where academics engage with people in a variety of public platforms and through social media.
The arbitrary distinction between online and offline means much hate speech and abuse goes unnoticed until it’s too late.
Online abuse is often dismissed as “just online.” But the rise of QAnon and similar groups demonstrates the very real consequences of online speech.