A woman smokes a large joint in a Toronto park on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, as they mark the first day of legalization of cannabis across Canada.
Lead Caption: Research shows that cannabis legalization is unlikely to either reduce criminal involvement or reduce availability to youth.
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Research shows that cannabis legalization is unlikely to either reduce criminal involvement or availability to youth. Could legalization be a result of neoliberalism, or a way to woo young voters?
A fisherman on Kwan Phayo.
Philip A. Loring
Many people focus just on agriculture and new technologies for feeding the world's growing population. Yet, fisheries are the centerpiece of billions of people's diets.
MBA programs that produce leaders who are committed to sustainability are on the rise. Here’s why Canada can lead the pack in turning out business leaders who can change the world.
In a world where employees and consumers want businesses to be more sustainable, there's a growing need for business leaders who share these values — and a new type of business education.
Ontario Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe released her annual environmental report on Nov. 13, 2018.
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Premier Doug Ford’s proposal to downgrade Ontario’s environmental watchdog is bad news for the environment, public health and safety, and evidence-based decision-making.
Though agriculture is a necessity, we rarely take time to understand the realities of the farming industry and the farmers who toil on the land.
Changing demographics in small-scale farming have had a severe impact and affect farmer motivation, especially among youth
Left to right: Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pose before the start of the French-language leaders’ debate in Montreal in September 2015.
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The creation of a new debate commission in Canada should ensure televised showdowns between party leaders amid federal election campaigns are transparent and a boon to democracy.
During the holiday season, we are faced with numerous social commitments and in some cases this means spending time with people who grate on our nerves and hinder us from refuelling.
All of us have allergies to people whose seemingly inconsequential behaviour repulses us. Here's how to deal with it this holiday season.
Maxime Bernier speaks about his new political party during a news conference in Ottawa in September 2018.
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Maxime Bernier's new political party may be able to swipe some votes from the Conservatives. But it's going nowhere if he allows it to remain a conduit for xenophobia, nativism and white supremacy.
Woman working on laptop.
Telecommuting provides an economic benefit for employees working remotely, researchers have found.
Calgarians have voted against a proposal to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Here a young girl learns to skate at the Calgary Olympic Plaza, built for the 1988 Games.
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Calgary is the latest city to reject bidding for the Olympics. A lack of a vision for the city and a council concerned with short-term political gains explain why an Olympic plebiscite was defeated.
A narwhal is spotted swimming with a group of belugas in the St. Lawrence.
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM).
What can the story of a lost narwhal and his beluga family tell us about interspecies adoptions?
Canadian orthoodontists were able to sell braces and other orthodental procedures by promising patients better lives with better teeth.
Why do Canadians have such straight white teeth? The story is in the marketing of orthodontics in Canada.
The flu shot decrease the risk of heart attacks in healthy individuals, according to research. Here, pipettes containing immune cells for testing against possible flu vaccines are seen at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., in 2017.
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Your risk of a heart attack increases 600 per cent within a week of catching the flu. The flu shot decreases that risk, whether you catch the flu or not.
More than 25,000 people voted for Faith Goldy for mayor of Toronto. What does it mean?
Faith Goldy's third-place finish in the Toronto mayoralty race should not be dismissed. We must be watchful of the potential lessons that other far-right politicians may draw from her campaign.
A and B sample bottles from a human urine doping test. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has set off a controversy by allowing Russia to test its own athletes.
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The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to lift its ban on Russia's drug testing has set off another controversy about whether there will ever be a level playing field in the world of sports.
‘No labels: Portrait of a Child’ by Sharon McCutcheon. U.S. President Trump has considered launching an attack on transgender rights. We must fight against this discrimination but it is time to let go of the idea of a genderless world.
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Now that the U.S. government is threatening to define sex as either male or female, we need to fight more than ever for trans rights. But let's give up the utopian ideal of a label-free future.
Expansion of the blacklegged and other tick populations across Canada over the last few years mean an increased risk of diseases like Lyme disease. It is wise to do a full body tick check on ourselves and our pets when we come in from the outdoors.
Fall is peak activity time for adult blacklegged ticks, increasing the risk of tick bites on both people and pets.
Saling membelakangi di ranjang. Kenapa?
Para individu yang menikah lebih cenderung menyatakan rendah gairah ketimbang mereka yang tidak menikah. Laki-laki yang menikah lebih cenderung memberitahukan kesulitan ejakulasi.
Research into how the Toronto police force uses Twitter shows that they use the social media platform mostly to talk among themselves, not engage with the community.
Police forces say they use Twitter to engage with the community. But new research suggests they're usually tweeting to one another.
In this June 2016 photo, a border patrol agent walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego.
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Free trade requires not just the free movement of goods, but of people too. If Donald Trump really wants the U.S. to have a competitive advantage, he should be encouraging more, not fewer, migrants.