Abortion-rights demonstrators hold up letters spelling out ‘My Choice,’ Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
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Restricting abortion access has negative effects on parents, as well as children and families, including increased poverty, unemployment, pregnancy-related deaths and higher health risks in children.
Warmer-water preferring fish species like sardines and squid may soon dominate seafood menus on the west coast of Canada.
As the ocean temperature rises, many marine species are moving toward the north and south poles in search of cooler waters, thus rewriting the menus of seafood restaurants on the West Coast of Canada.
‘Lumberjanes,’ launched in 2014, traces the adventures of campers at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types.
Strong queer representation in young adult comics can have a significant positive impact on the well-being of queer-identified or questioning youth.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens during a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron after their talks in early February 2022 in Moscow on escalating tensions with Ukraine.
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New research on diplomacy and backroom bargaining suggests diplomatic efforts are unlikely to be successful with Vladimir Putin. That’s why Emmanuel Macron’s diplomacy attempts aren’t working.
A young dancer looks on before performing for a crowd during a ‘Cancel Canada Day’ rally in Toronto, in 2021.
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We’re launching the third season of Don’t Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways it permeates our everyday lives.
A church-goer attends an inclusive church for the LGBTI community in Rwanda.
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A significant number of Rwanda’s LGBT community experience hostility. This includes at work and when trying to access health services.
Chum salmon at the end of their life cycle in Fish Creek, Alaska.
Indigenous knowledge systems are valuable in addressing the salmon crisis in British Columbia and beyond.
Stereotypes and common misconceptions about dementia often emerge in the metaphors used to explain and understand it.
Because they help to create a shared understanding, metaphors can play a critical role in navigating the gap between the knowledge patients and health-care providers bring.
People’s opinions about public health orders, mask mandates and vaccination requirements have divided friends.
Friendships can end for many reasons, like a betrayal of trust or changing circumstances. The pandemic has highlighted fundamental belief differences between people, which has affected relationships.
Carbon-emitting companies are significant contributors to the climate crisis.
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Policy-makers, industry regulators and investors must team up to mandate that corporations provide CEOs with financial compensation for reducing carbon footprints.
Racial hatred is a factor in 13% of mass shootings at grocery stores.
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A suspect apparently motivated by a white supremacist agenda shot dead 10 shoppers. Analysis shows that mass shootings – and those at grocery stores – are on the rise.
Nurses tend to a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at the Bluewater Health Hospital in Sarnia, Ont., in January 2022. The pandemic exposed the flaws in Canada’s struggling health-care system, and offers a chance for Canada to reform it if the country’s premiers step up.
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The COVID-19 pandemic presents us with a unique opportunity to rethink and reform public health care in Canada. That’s why premiers’ demands for more unconditional health-care dollars are so misguided.
Transportation planning includes highways, public transit, automobile infrastructure and the movement of people and goods.
Mobility justice — the right to access spaces and means of movement — means that transportation planning should address marginalization.
Ione Quigley of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe during a ceremony in Carlisle, Pa., on July 14, 2021, marking the return to tribal lands in South Dakota of disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania.
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Ukraine says thousands of Ukrainian children have been kidnapped by Russian soldiers, which is a war crime. The US government kidnapped and forced the assimilation of Indigenous children for decades.
Photo titled ‘Burning My Ship’ by Cynthia Tellez for the photovoice project ‘Take a Walk in My Shoes’
Skilled immigrants need barriers like Canadian experience removed in order for them to successfully integrate into the Canadian economy.
It is possible to grow cells from a skin sample in a Petri dish and transform them into neurons in about a month.
Cell cultures have shown promise in representing diseases. The Petri dish is not as different from a sick person as one might think.
With careful planning, a basic income system could be designed to be simple, adaptable, reliable and fair.
Basic income should form part of a practical comprehensive plan for eliminating poverty in Canada.
Stressful housing conditions affect the physiology of lab mice.
Laboratory mice used in medical research are often kept in housing conditions that cause them to be overweight and stressed, with shorter lifespans.
Damaged wood houses after the San Francisco Earthquake, April 18, 1906.
About 10 million people live in Canada’s earthquake-prone zones. Yet few have practical knowledge of what to do with new early warning system alerts which aim to save lives and protect livelihoods.
The U.S. military released a defoliant called Agent Orange over the South Vietnam countryside to weaponize the forest during the Vietnam War as part of the Operation Ranch Hand project.
Green spaces can be used as non-coercive modes of warfare to further social cohesion and diminish the likelihood of insurgency.