The era of two school systems in Ontario should be riding into the sunset. There are enormous cost savings and community benefits to be had by merging the public and separate school systems. A school bus is seen here in Markham, Ont.
The time to consolidate Ontario's two school systems is long overdue. It's no longer viable to dismiss the issue on Constitutional grounds. All that's needed is political will.
Employees of Starbucks Coffee in the United States and Canada will receive “implicit bias” training.
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Starbucks is implementing implicit bias training for its employees in the United States and Canada. Even though we are not aware implicit biases, they lead to discriminatory behaviours.
The arrest of former cop Joseph DeAngelo in the Golden State Killer case raises questions about the common occupations of killers and psychopaths. Canada's Russell Williams was a former military officer.
Les habitants de Toronto rendent hommage aux victimes de l'attaque à la voiture-bêlier survenue lundi 23 avril.
Le cas du mouvement Incel auquel appartiendrait le suspect de la tuerie de Toronto doit être mis en lumière, car il s’adresse directement à des personnes marginalisées et perturbées.
Two students comfort each other during a candlelight vigil held to honour the victims of Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista, Calif., in May 2014. Was Toronto’s van attack suspect inspired by Rodger?
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Was the suspect in Toronto's van attack inspired by a misogynist mass killer in the United States?
Break-and-enters are increasingly viewed as a precursor to sexually violent crimes. So why do police forces misclassify and mischaracterize them?
Break-and-enters are consistently common among incarcerated sex offenders as their first, or gateway, offence. But police forces' statistical manipulation allows them to go entirely undetected.
Police tape is shown in this May 2017 photo. Are Canadian police forces using an array of imaginative methods to inflate their solved crime rates?
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Police forces use widespread and often dubious practices to inflate their solved crime rate. Here's how, and why, they do it, according to an expert on violent crimes and serial offenders.
A giant swallowtail butterfly feeds from the flower of an alternate-leaved dogwood.
We're in the middle of an Insectageddon. But a garden of native plants can help insects, as well as birds and other wildlife.
Louis Aragon et André Breton.
Si l’on peut facilement mesurer les conséquences du poème « Front rouge » sur le plan judiciaire, esthétique et politique, les causes de sa création restent plus obscures.
Serial killers are strategic and clever, usually choosing cities or towns in the midst of upheaval to commit their heinous crimes so they can fly under the radar.
As Toronto reacts to the news that a killer was preying on victims in the city’s gay village, an expert on serial killers explains how violent offenders are more strategic than previously thought.
Women’s NGOs work hard to improve the lives of women in the developing world, including in countries like India and Tanzania. But then they’re often cut out from the process. This photo was taken in the remote village of Uzi on Zanzibar Island in Tanzania in April 2016.
NGOs (non-government organizations) run by women in India and Tanzania fuel the success of development projects, but the women are too easily marginalized once the projects get off the ground.
People carry posters during this Feb. 2017 rally against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, in New York’s Times Square.
(AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
In the shadow of Trump-era cross-border discrimination, an early-stage scholar reflects on the meaning of religious diversity and his act of resistance by boycotting conference travel to the U.S.
Women wearing their WIPNET T-shirts plan a peace jamboree the day before the Liberian election in October 2017.
Thousands of Liberian women have banded together to bring about peace and to fight for women's rights. They've changed the face of the African nation.
Lucia Annibali, victim of an acid attack in Italy, walks in Rome earlier this year.
(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Acid attacks, mostly against women, are increasing globally, and toxic masculinity is to blame. It's time for social, medical and legal reform to stop the scourge.
In a case last year, the Supreme Court of Canada grappled with trial delays.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
The idea that courts should routinely grant stays of proceedings in the event of trial delays is largely unique to Canada. There are ways to address trial delays without terminating prosecutions.
A bronze statue, ‘The Boxer of Quirinal.’ Sometimes ancient Greek boxers would bribe their opponents.
When fame and glory are at stake, human nature seems to dictate that some people will cheat.
Investments like reading to a child can make a big difference to how she performs later in life.
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Investment gaps may be key to understanding why poorer children perform so much worse throughout life.
Scientists have found a new type of rock form that consists of plastic waste and will one day act as evidence of human impact…
Save us from bush meat.
Tambako The Jaguar
Contrary to the film of DreamWorks’ imagining, Madagascar is not ruled by King Julien and his colony of lemurs. In fact the status of the lemurs on the island – the only place on earth that they exist…
It’s a long way from the classroom to a boat in the Mediterranean Sea.
Lina Attalah, Almasy Alyoum, Cairo
Canadian academic David Heap last year took part in an activist mission to challenge the Israeli military blockade of the Palestinian enclave of Gaza. The Israeli government claims the blockade is necessary…