Suncor’s base plant with upgraders in the oil sands in Fort McMurray Alta., June 13, 2017.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
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.
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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.
(AP Photo/Cara Lombardo)
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.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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.
La Moncloa / Fernando Calvo
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.
AP Photo/Francisco Seco
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.
(AP Photo/Carlo Fumagalli)
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.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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.
Manipulating environmental exposures to optimize a healthy microbiome may hold the promise of preventing chronic inflammatory diseases, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Halting the rapid rise in inflammatory bowel disease will require a proactive approach to medicine, and a focus on the gut.
A negative performance review along with the knowledge that one is not considered to be ‘highly sought after talent,’ can be demotivating to your staff.
Štefan Štefančík/ Unsplash
Don't tell your employee they are not doing well, according to new research. "White lies" coming form managers to staff about how well they are doing can help with their motivation.
Karyawan yang mendapatkan atasan yang tidak menepati janji mereka cenderung mengalami rangkaian emosi yang negatif dan intens seperti kemarahan, frustasi dan penghinaan yang akan berbalik menciptakan keinginan untuk mendominasi, membalas tindakan atasan Anda.
Membawa pulang peralatan kantor ke rumah - atau mencuri dari kantor Anda - mungkin merupakan ide yang bagus ketika Anda sedang kesal dengan atasan, tapi pikirkan kembali. Komunikasikah masalah Anda.
With the legalization of cannabis in Canada just around the corner, there’s still too much panic over drug education. There’s no need to rush awareness campaigns in advance of legalization; it’s better to start doing them right.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
When it comes to cannabis legalization, we don’t need more education, we need to do education better.
President Donald Trump makes a comment at the White House in March 2018, when he signed proclamations on steel and aluminum imports. Watching as Trump leaves are, from left, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Donald Trump's 'Art of the Deal' may be all about talking tough, bluffing and bullying, but as any poker player knows, there comes a time to call a bluff. If there ever was such a time, this is it.