News reports about accidents can deliver important moral lessons and remind us to value life.
Supervised consumption sites provide essential community connections and services for those who use them. By closing them, governments are risking the welfare of people who use drugs.
A university professor who researches emergency management suddenly found himself in the middle of one of Canada’s worst mass shootings.
New research shows police budgets have continued to increase in all major Canadian cities in the aftermath of the defund the police movement.
Few Canadians know about the doctrine of coverture and how it stripped Indigenous women of their agency.
Canada’s population is more diverse than ever, with many different languages represented. Government policy must reflect that diversity and offer meaningful support to minority languages.
Canada’s new Indo-Pacific strategy must include providing assistance to Rohingya women who have suffered sexual violence.
In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, Basquiat’s work is more relevant than ever. It highlights racial inequality and violence against racialized people.
Teaching students about information literacy can help them determine what kinds of practices make news reports trustworthy.
Canada’s planned expansion of MAID to mental illness is based on ignorance — if not outright disregard — of fundamental suicide prevention principles.
Sexual violence in the Canadian Armed Forces is a common, dominant and serious issue that can have severe consequences for victims. Why is the military so slow to seriously address it?
Language used to speak about disability changes over time, and preferences shift due to advocacy and allyship, legal proceedings and empirical research.
Locking individuals into the narrative of age as a vulnerability means inevitably creating ageist stereotypes.
Twenty-five years after the landmark Delgamuukw case, Canada is still failing to fulfil its legal obligations to Indigenous Peoples.
Providing men who suffer domestic abuse with the help they need can also reduce violence experienced by women and children.
Younger Iranians have tapped into social media to connect with one another, vocalize their demands and highlight the government’s brutality.
Systemic social issues affect vaccine access and acceptability. Yet, the term ‘vaccine hesitancy’ overlooks this, reducing the multiple factors that affect vaccine uptake to individual-level choices.
A scholar of Black entertainment history reflects on the death of producer Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss and reflects on the history of Black male entertainers dancing or telling jokes to their deaths.
Upcoming changes to how complaints against Ontario police officers are processed will make it even harder to monitor human rights violations by police.
Equity, diversity and inclusion policies are being used to obtain status and financial benefit. It’s the very antithesis of EDI as a tool for democratic and equitable citizenship.