We should be asking legislators and policymakers to build a health-care system that supports better lives for people with mental disorders and their families.
In addition to asking health-care systems to prepare to end suffering of mental illness through Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), we must ask policymakers to support better lives for families.
Nelson Mandela greets people as he walks with Prime Minister Brian Mulroney on his arrival in Ottawa, June 17, 1990, for a three-day visit to Canada.
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Brian Mulroney’s role in the campaign against apartheid in South Africa can teach us how Canadian foreign policy can be done effectively.
An investment in a national school food program today is an investment in a stronger Canada tomorrow.
From reducing families’ grocery bills to boosting the economy, school meals offer far-reaching benefits, fostering both immediate well-being and long-term economic prosperity.
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The fund would be established with money from both the federal government and universities, until it was worth A$10 billion.
L'utilisation des langues maternelles comme langues d'enseignement est devenue populaire dans de nombreuses régions d'Afrique.
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Même si ‘éducation bilingue peut améliorer les résultats d'apprentissage, il est important de tenir compte du contexte local.
While the current episode of inflation has created challenges for many, this is not the first time Canada has gone through such an experience.
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The real question in the minds of many economists is what the trend in inflation will be going forward, and when interest rates will begin to fall and bring relief to Canadians.
A new agreement about federal pharmacare legislation is reported to cover prescription birth control.
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New federal pharmacare legislation is an important opportunity to give all Canadian women access to effective contraception and realize the right to reproductive health.
The use of mother tongues as languages of instruction has become popular in many parts of Africa.
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Bilingual education can improve learning outcomes but it’s important to consider local context.
The University of Toronto’s Convocation Hall in Toronto, Ont. Universities must shift towards co-operative governance which fosters collaborative approaches to teaching, research and grappling with the crises we collectively face.
Universities should shift toward co-operative governance structures that foster collaborative approaches to teaching and research, which can help tackle the crises we collectively face.
A study of more than 155,000 students in the Toronto District School Board found only 55 per cent of students who self-identify as Black are applying to post-secondary education.
All students who apply to university need ‘U’ courses, but Toronto-area research reveals few students with zero Grade 12 ‘U’ courses apply for any post-secondary education at all.
The Death of Julius Caesar, an 1806 painting by Vincenzo Camuccini.
Historian and complexity scientist, Dan Hoyer, examines why past societies collapsed when faced with crisis, while others founds ways to survive and flourish.
Signs reflecting conspiracy theories around the 15-minute city are displayed outside Parliament Hill in May 2023. Alongside other comparable initiatives, 15-minute cities represent an effort to place collective health and well-being at the centre of urban planning.
Canada’s cities must be planned around resident
health and well-being, our research reveals the key barriers to developing truly healthy cities.
Automated retail, like this smart cart seen at a Sobeys grocery store in Oakville, Ont. in November 2019, is on the rise across Canada.
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Autonomous retail concepts are becoming a common fixture in downtown Canada. But are these novel businesses beneficial to everyone?
After years of negative rhetoric, a mindset shift towards believing work isn’t a necessary evil couldn’t hurt.
Could the adverse effects of anti-work rhetoric spread beyond one’s own job perception? A sociologist’s recent research sheds light on the question.
Scholars say Israel is intentionally destroying education and cultural institutions in Gaza. Here smoke rises following Israeli bombardments in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Jan. 17, 2024.
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Scholars say Israel’s destruction of Gaza’s schools, universities and museums are part of an ongoing project to destroy Palestinian people, identity and ideas.
A proton therapy treatment room at a facility in Prague, Czech Republic. Canada lags behind other countries in providing this treatment.
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Proton beam therapy is a precise form of radiation that can reduce the side-effects of cancer treatment. It is available around the world, but not in Canada.
Israeli soldiers drive a tank on the border with the Gaza Strip on Feb. 4, 2024.
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Is Israel changing course following the recent ruling by the International Court of Justice? It appears not, and that poses risks for the international community, including Canada.
Letting AI do the dirty work of programming frees students to work on problem-solving.
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Learning to program requires mastering the nitty-gritty of code syntax. Generative AI turns out to be good at that. Adding AI to intro programming courses frees students to focus on problem-solving.
Icebergs floating in the ocean near Svalbard, an Arctic island chain on the edge of Norway’s proposed exploitation zone.
Norway has become the first nation on earth to allow deep-sea mineral exploration. But opening this industry could put Norway in murky legal waters.
In a research study on the accessibility of French immersion, one parent was told she faced a three-year wait to access reading supports for her child.
Parents in a study about the accessibility of French immersion programs discussed inadequate support for learning to read and feeling pressured to pay for expensive tutors.