Research shows that a parent’s level of generosity and charitable behaviour is linked with their child’s display of the same behaviours.
Children start developing empathy and compassion as toddlers and should have a good understanding of generosity by age nine. Here are five thoughtful ways parents can help foster these behaviours.
Est-ce que votre fille oublie ses choses un peu partout? Les méthodes d'évaluation du TDAH utilisent des données testées sur les garçons, de sorte que les filles sont sous-diagnostiquées.
Les méthodes d'évaluation du TDAH utilisent des données testées sur les garçons, de sorte que les filles sont sous-diagnostiquées. Et les conséquences peuvent être désastreuses pour elles.
We are not doing a good job of communicating climate change. People have diverging interpretations of how climate change fits into their own stories.
We must recognize the complexity of perspectives on climate change if we want to confront it.
Schools have the opportunity to develop students’ voices and agency to shape greater political civility and civic engagement.
The extent to which schools foster political deliberation, engagement, understanding and empathy has far-reaching implications for our democracy.
L'exposition à du contenu sexuel non désiré peut avoir de graves conséquences.
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Beaucoup d’adolescents sont soumis à des contenus non désirés sur Internet. Pour éviter de graves conséquences, des solutions existent.
Suncor’s base plant with upgraders in the oil sands in Fort McMurray Alta., June 13, 2017.
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Canada's proposed new environmental assessment law is facing heated, if not necessarily well-informed, opposition. The real question is whether it goes far enough.
Approximately 11 per cent of Canadian mothers report consuming alcohol during pregnancy, which can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in their children.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
Activists protest in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.
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A masculinities scholar weighs-in on the the reverberations of the recent Supreme Court hearings and what he calls a disturbing message of "boys will be boys." Men need to stop validating this lesson.
It is estimated that 1.2 million children in Canada live in low income households and 10 per cent of families with children under the age of six report some degree of food insecurity. This places kids at increased risk of developmental vulnerability.
From food insecurity to cyberbullying and teenage suicide, Canada scores low on child health.
In this April 2017 photo, Wisconsin dairy farmer Tim Prosser is seen with his cows. Canada’s tough stance on diafiltered milk via its supply-management system has caused hardship for farmers like Prosser, forced to consider selling their milking cows and shutting down family businesses.
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Canadian dairy farmers were already well-heeled and well-protected from world market forces, but their cash grab over something called diafiltered milk has put the entire Canadian economy at risk.
Members of the Canadian Forces march during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Nov. 11, 2017.
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Canadians' indifference to their military isn't so surprising. Almost every military conflict has raised serious questions, and spurred divisive debate, about Canadian unity and independence.
Girls are often the target of ‘moral’ dress codes, like no tank tops or ‘no bra straps.’
Dress codes in schools can mask a lot of inequality issues around gender, race and religion. Why not go with a simple policy that applies to everyone equally and discuss the underlying issues instead?
El presidente del Gobierno, Pedro Sánchez, con las ministras y ministros de su gabinete. 06/07/2018.
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Una vez que las mujeres acceden a los cargos políticos más altos, su número continúa creciendo, según muestra un nuevo estudio. La vuelta atrás resulta irreversible. Crean un "suelo de cemento" sobre el que se construyen los futuros gobiernos.
Recent research shows that many students who are using cannabis for medicinal reasons are also replacing their prescription medications with it.
Cannabis may not be legal yet in Canada, but university students are already big consumers and increasingly willing to talk about it.
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez poses with his new cabinet, which has more women than men.
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Once women gain access to the highest political ranks, their numbers continue to grow, a new study shows. Their presence lays a 'concrete floor' of inclusion for future governments to build on.
Research shows that students who engage in inquiry-based learning perform better on standardised tests than students in more traditional learning environments.
Research shows that 'discovery learning' does have limited educational value; many other forms of inquiry-based learning, however, have excellent results.
Superstar Diego Maradona holds up the World Cup trophy in 1986. The World Cup tournament may prompt some people to get out and play themselves, leading to possible injuries.
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It's easy to get caught up in World Cup fever. But if watching the beautiful game inspires you to get out and play, injury prevention is vital.
A new study shows that one in five children between the ages of nine and 17 report having accidentally seen sexual material online. Parents and educators can help their kids use the internet in a safe and responsible way.
Our experts offer 12 tips to parents and educators -- to protect their kids from sexual solicitation online and encourage safe and responsible internet use.
Summarizing research on more than 50,000 teens from the United States, Europe and Asia, researchers found that online solicitations come from other youth as well as adults.
A shocking number of kids between the ages of nine and 17 are accidentally exposed to sexual content and solicitations online when using computers and tablets.
Diary farmer Chris Ryan and his cow Ninja take part in a protest on Canada’s Parliament Hill in 2016.
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Canada's protectionist stance on dairy products has attracted the ire of Donald Trump. The U.S. president raises legitimate points about a system that costs Canadians at home and abroad.