Some have claimed the proposed new Indigenous names for Winnipeg streets are too difficult to pronounce. But what does it mean when we say a word is hard to pronounce?
When OpenAI claims to be “developing technologies that empower everyone,” who is included in the term “everyone?” And in what context will this “power” be wielded?
Images of the 2011 tsunami did not look as I had expected, and pointed to the sublime, when experience exceeds our frameworks of understanding. My exhibit ‘Salients’ treats this theme.
A sobering picture emerges from a study testing social scientists’ ability to predict societal change during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The newest class of right-wing populists aims to not only dismantle the guardrails of democracy, but also the most fundamental principles of the rule of law. We must prepare.
Research shows the key to changing your diet is focusing on changing eating habits and food behaviours, one at a time.
By reflecting on the violent origins of the Canadian sugar industry, we can bring wider attention to the exploitation underpinning the history of Canadian cuisine.
Erratic weather patterns occurring due to climate change may become a more significant factor affecting the season start and ice-building processes in the future.
Following a brutal government crackdown, Iranian protesters are organizing strikes, sit-ins, boycotts and publicizing their demands in the form of manifestos, charters and bills of rights.
As human interactions with technology increase, AI-based religions are in our near future. While these religions carry risks for users, a tolerant mindset is important to consider worshippers’ rights.
The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 led to civilian death and displacement. Twenty years later, Iraqis are telling their stories of conflict and trauma as they move towards healing.
As we approach the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, it is important to reflect on the use of war footage in media and the ethical questions around the use of footage depicting human death.
The goal of the labour movement is to advance the interests of workers everywhere. Nativist narratives about defending Canada could explain Pierre Poilievre’s popularity among some union members.
New research affords a rare window into the circumstances and needs of a potentially very vulnerable group that until now has remained largely invisible: people with dementia who have no close kin.
Ontario’s changed university funding formula, which forces institutions to rely on high student tuition for niche programs, is putting some northern institutions in precarious financial situations.
Despite increasing use of non-English languages demonstrating broader acceptance of linguistic diversity in a globalized world, films sometimes suggest associations between ‘foreignness’ and villainy.
Here’s how radio Canadian content policy started, and how Canadian legislation, C-11, could contribute to supporting and growing home-grown music in the digital era.
Antioxidants in salmon’s diet give the fish their distinctive colour, but internet rumours proliferate about how farmed salmon achieve the same colour.
Whether or not Bill C-27 moves companies away from deceptive design in apps and websites depends on how, and if, the Canadian government holds companies accountable for their actions.