Following a negotiation impasse, Ontario public secondary teachers walked off the job on a one-day strike. Here, striking teachers are seen outside the Toronto District School Board office on Yonge Street in Toronto, Dec. 4, 2019.
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Ontario high school labour negotiations broke down over student quality of learning — including mandatory e-learning. Ontario has yet to explain how this will work for students with special needs.
The 235 Gosford Apartments, one week after the tragic Nov. 15 2019 fire.
A fire in Toronto's Black Creek neighbourhood displaced hundreds of people. One person died of smoke inhalation. The after-disaster response reveals some of the challenges faced by urban communities.
A new act in the drama of the 58 scene medieval tapestry unfolds, as an art historian says the tapestry was made for Bayeux Cathedral.
The 950-year-old Bayeux Tapestry is as much an object of fascination for its mysterious origins and formidable craft as it is for the nationalist debates it continues to inspire.
Manipulating our own personal data can allow us to manipulate capitalism.
Personal data is valued primarily because data can be turned into a private asset. That has significant implications for political and societal choices.
The Kayasehir suburb of Istanbul, Turkey. Cities throughout the world have differing approaches to development at their edges.
Most of the world's urban residents now live in suburban areas. A multi-year, multi-site project has conducted research internationally about these changing urban areas.
About 4,000 climate activists and pro-pipeline supporters gathered on the steps of the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Oct. 19, 2019.
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Hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets in support of action on climate change, but that didn't lead to seats for the Green Party.
Des Yéménites assistent aux funérailles des victimes d'une attaque aérienne dirigée par l'Arabie saoudite à Saada, en août 2018.
AP Photo/Hani Mohammed
Un an après une tristement célèbre dispute sur Twitter et le meurtre horrible de Jamal Khashoggi, les relations Canada-Saoudienne semblent prêtes à reprendre leur cours normal, si ce n'est déjà fait.
Racial bias and exclusion hinders the potential of the social economy sector.
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Although Black, Indigenous and people of colour have been shown to do more with less resources, government funding to bolster social and economic innovation doesn't tend to reach these communities.
In this August 2018 photo, Yemeni people attend the funeral of victims of a Saudi Arabia-led airstrike in Saada, Yemen.
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A year after an infamous Twitter spat and the gruesome murder of Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, the Canada-Saudi relationship appears poised to return to business as usual, if it hasn't already.
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks to supporters in Trois-Rivieres, Que. on Sept. 11, 2019. Scheer’s non-position on research and innovation is a cause for concern.
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Historically, the Canadian government supported Canadian innovation and discovery. This support will be threatened if a Conservative government is voted in.
Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer square off about their climate change proposals and other issues during the recent federal leaders’ debate.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada’s first serious attempt, and potentially last opportunity, to implement a national climate strategy hangs in the balance on Oct. 21. The Trudeau government is to blame for its precarity.
An artist’s rendering of Toronto’s shoreline in 2050. Regulating the future city poses new challenges for different levels of government.
Picture Plane/Heatherwick Studio for Sidewalk Labs
Regulating Sidewalk Labs proposed developments poses new challenges for assigning responsibility and oversight.
The link between survival and art creation for some youth suggests that meaningful activity may be a necessary dimension of youth homelessness prevention.
Research shows meaningful and accessible activity like sports and arts may have significant impacts for homeless youth or youth at risk of homelessness.
Foreseeable climate damage to agriculture, water, infrastructure and others is already in the tens of trillions of dollars.
Québec courts ordered tobacco companies to pay smokers $15 billion for the health problems caused by their products. Could fossil fuel companies be next?
A new mural depicts Indigenous paddlers taking food to passengers on the legendary ship Komagata Maru that was denied entry to Vancouver in 1914. Federal official Harry Stevens, with white hat, led the campaign to keep the ship from docking.
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In 1914, a ship carrying more than 300 immigrants from India wasn't allowed to dock in Vancouver. A new mural tells an unverified story about Indigenous paddlers bringing food to the stranded ship.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has so far failed to propose bold labour initiatives in the lead-up to the Oct. 21 federal election.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
The federal NDP is missing an opportunity to put workers’ rights firmly on the agenda during this election campaign.
A new study says a multicultural marketplace inadvertently turns visible minorities’ cultures into fetishized consumption objects.
Multicultural market places in big cities like Toronto and Vancouver may seem like an equalizing market force. But the availability of diverse foods says nothing about the equity of ethnic groups.
Youth hockey’s play-to-win culture means that children’s personal development is pushed to the side in pursuit of victory.
Organized sports can foster positive development in children. However, the competitive nature of youth hockey produces a pressure-to-win environment, where personal development is pushed to the side.
Kota Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, merupakan kota metropolitan yang baru tumbuh dan sedang berjuang melindungi warganya dari tembakau.
Beijing, Jakarta dan Kota Ho Chi Minh berjuang melindungi penduduknya dari tembakau. Kebijakan pengendalian tembakau di negara-negara kaya sebagian dapat disalahkan.
La pensée animale n’est pas structurée comme le langage humain.
Peut-on vraiment savoir ce que pensent les animaux ? Un philosophe soutient que nous ne le pouvons pas, du moins avec précision.