Even though some people are being vaccinated for COVID-19 vaccines, most of us will need to deal with the stress of the pandemic for months to come.
Leading minds in behavioural and social sciences share perspectives on changes ahead and give advice how to make it through the pandemic.
Olivia Wheeler, Taiwo Afolabi and Tianxu Zhao perform a play in honour of UN World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017, at Victoria City Hall.
Safe spaces for conversations around immigrants’ experiences are important because identity is central to diversity and inclusion in the 21st century. Theatre can be a tool for community engagement.
Mural attributed to Banksy that appeared by Marble Arch, in London, during the Extinction Rebellion protests in April 2019.
While climate change is certain, some uncertainty remains in its severity — and that's where the hope shines through.
Surrounded by army cadets, U.S. President Donald Trump watches the first half of the 121st Army-Navy Football Game at the United States Military Academy in New York City on Dec. 12, 2020.
The messianic language used in relationship to Donald Trump and QAnon conspiracy theories have their roots in Christian expectations of messianic deliverance.
A supporter of President Donald Trump, seen wearing a QAnon shirt, is confronted by Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber during the invasion of the U.S. Capitol.
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Conspiracy theories spread online are the backbone of Donald Trump's falsehoods about his loss in the U.S. election. The real world consequences of those conspiracies have now exploded.
A new study shows helping strangers is part of ice skating.
Canadian skating rinks are diverse meeting and mingling places and seem to nurture respect, support and sociability, a new study stays.
The pandemic has served as a reminder that unexpected events can change our life plans, and has also made it difficult to plan for 2021.
New Year's resolutions are usually an opportunity to think about long-term goals. The uncertainty and restrictions of COVID-19 make 2021 a good year to focus on ways to help yourself in the short-term.
Human-animal bonds can have beneficial impacts on society.
The ways in which humans connect with animals relate to how we interact with other humans. Understanding these relationships can help inform more inclusive societies.
If you’re getting bored of your usual fitness routine, there are many online options to try.
The restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a boom in online fitness opportunities. Here's what to look for in online classes.
Are immunity passports an idea that we should be seriously considering?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Even though the idea has been rejected earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to rethink immunity passports. Here's why.
Jana Jandal Alirifai, a 17-year-old Syrian Canadian and coordinator for Climate Strike Canada, participated as a Syrian delegate in the MockCOP26.
Historically, Muslim scholars have coupled their study of nature to their understanding of Allah. Today, young Muslim women are leading change through an Islamic eco-consciousness with grit.
Physical distancing sign on the entrance to Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto on April 24, 2020.
The provision of recreational activities and access to public space have always been underpinned by moral and class values. Planning the post-pandemic reopening should address these inequities.
Poet Miriam Waddington (left) participated in the rise of modernist Canadian poetry and Helen Weinzweig (right) wrote the classic feminist novel ‘Basic Black with Pearls.’
(John Reeves/ /Image (cropped) courtesy Archives & Special Collections, University of New Brunswick)
A rich diversity of Canadian Jewish experience is reflected in the poems of Miriam Waddington and the prose of Adele Wiseman, Fredelle Bruser Maynard, Helen Weinzweig and Shirley Faessler.
Once domestic violence victims call police, they sometimes regret they did and feel retraumatized by investigators.
On Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, it's time to challenge the revictimization of victims of domestic violence by aggressive police action.
A teacher holds a child as young women learn business skills at Centre D'Apprentissage Feminin (C.A.FE.) in Bamako, Mali, Africa in June 2018. The school is funded by the Canadian NGO Education internationale, a co-operative offering exchange and development services in education.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Sean Kilpatrick
COVID-19 has presented an opportunity to increase gender equality both in Canada and worldwide. Rebuilding with women at the forefront will help communities succeed post-pandemic.
United States Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris speaks on Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Gender parity leads to collaboration and a blending of visions, and paves the way for the adoption of more comprehensive and inclusive solutions than if they're conceived from only one perspective.
Men standing with pile of buffalo skulls, Michigan Carbon Works, Rougeville MI, 1892.
(Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library)
Historical photographs of bison extermination are a window into a history of relationships between humans, bison and the environment.
Players for the Connecticut Sun and the Las Vegas Aces square off during basketball’s WNBA semi-final in September 2020 in Bradenton, Fla.
(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Women athletes and pro sports leagues are doing more with less, seizing the moment and expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the crisis passes, professional sport should follow their lead.