Climate activists block the entrance to the Swiss bank UBS with a pile of coal in Basel, Switzerland earlier this summer. Climate protests are helping raise awareness about the ugliness of fossil fuels, and so too should the language we use.
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If how we speak about the world we want to see is crucial in building support for climate change momentum, then what is visible and invisible, strange and normal, positive and negative, must change.
Most women have been mansplained at work. But rather than women figuring out ways to handle it, men should stop doing it and organizations should step in.
Women shouldn't be asked to handle mansplaining in the workplace. Organizations should handle it for them, or the men responsible should stop doing it.
Participants in a new research study also reported that microdosing psychedelics made them more confident, motivated and productive.
In a new research study, more than 900 people from around the world explain the challenges and benefits of microdosing LSD and psilocybin-containing mushrooms.
Migrants rest on a Mediterranea Saving Humans NGO boat as they sail off Italy’s southernmost island of Lampedusa, just outside Italian territorial waters, on July 4, 2019.
(AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
Authorities in Italy would sooner turn ships carrying migrants back to strife-torn countries like Libya rather than allow them to seek asylum. It's amounting to repeated Voyages of the Damned.
Un neurotologiste a fait état de lésions cérébrales chez le tiers des diplomates américains et leurs familles atteints du syndrome de La Havane.
La sclérose en plaques et l'endométriose ont longtemps été diagnostiquées comme de l'hystérie chez les femmes. Le même phénomène se produit chez les diplomates atteints du « syndrome de La Havane».
To accelerate climate-conscious investment, we need to actively engage Canadians in the climate opportunity and make their stake in fighting climate change more tangible.
It's time for climate-conscious risk management and investments to be part of the everyday savings and investment decisions made by individuals and businesses across Canada.
A neuro-otologist at the University of Miami reported “central vestibular” (inner ear) findings in 36 per cent of American diplomats and their families affected by Havana syndrome.
Multiple sclerosis and endometriosis in women both used to be diagnosed as hysteria. The same could be happening with 'Havana syndrome.'
One Reconciliation Pole and two Welcome Figures were unveiled during a ceremony in honour of truth and reconciliation on National Indigenous Peoples Day in Vancouver on June 21, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
This Canada Day might be a good time for Canadians to think about the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action that ask Canadians to reject European sovereignty over Indigenous lands and peoples.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer delivers a speech on the environment in Chelsea, Que. on June 19, 2019.
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The Conservatives' green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
Only to the untrained eye do the artefacts children create in a play-based learning activity look simple and straightforward: perhaps like play itself.
Kindergarten educators are like detectives who investigate alongside their students and who use students' creations to gain insight into their development and interests.
Members of Black Lives Matter Toronto take part in the annual Pride parade in Toronto on July 3, 2016.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Many in the LGBTQ community want a different Pride, one that lays claim to the movement's history, celebrates revolution and liberation and acknowledges the violence that many LGBTQ face.
Protest in London against the Cameroonian government’s attacks on Ambazonia separatists.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
Demand is hot for plant-based food options like the lentil-based veggie burger seen here.
Plant-based proteins are in hot demand. That's why Canadian grocery stores and restaurant chains are racing to give consumers what they want.
On TV shows, father and sons often embark on an adventurous camping trip like this one in Bonaventure, Canada.
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What does it mean to be a good father to your son? Drop the traditionally masculine roles and embrace your emotions.
Research shows the benefits of having a face-to-face relationship with your bank.
Research suggests there are hidden costs to abandoning personalized banking relationships in favour of online banking.
Calgary Inferno’s Zoe Hickel (L) and Tori Hickel celebrate winning the 2019 Canadian Women’s Hockey League Clarkson Cup after beating Les Canadiennes de Montreal. The league folded on May 1, 2019.
In North America, women have faced many challenges in maintaining a successful professional league, despite other women's sports growing in popularity.
Many places overseas require developers to build a certain proportion of affordable housing, but Victoria has opted for a voluntary negotiated approach.
People on the minimum wage can afford only 2% of private rentals and only 1% if on the pension. Affordable housing requirements are often mandatory overseas, but Victoria is relying on negotiation.
Focusing on narrow PISA measures may increase skill levels but cause students to miss out on the kinds of learning that generates higher-order thinking.
There are many reasons to be skeptical about PISA rankings, and their use to compare student achievement or to identify best practices or solutions for educational problems.
A demonstrator holds a sign outside the Portuguese parliament in Lisbon during a climate strike of school students as part of the Fridays for Future movements on Friday, May 24, 2019.
(AP Photo/Armando Franca)
It's clear that young voters are bringing critical issues to the fore as they did in the recent EU elections. Will they do so in Canada too?
A man injects drugs in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Feb. 6, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In the midst of a public health crisis, with increasing rates of death from opioid overdose, the Ontario government is clawing back life-saving measures.