Demonstrators hold a vigil marking the death of Joyce Echaquan, who recorded insults hurled at her by staff at the Joliette, QC, hospital while she was there for treatment.
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Joyce’s Principle seeks to shift the way health services are provided to Indigenous communities and ensure they are free of discrimination.
New DNA analysis revealed that Calvin Hoover killed Christine Jessop in 1984. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer sits next to a screen displaying photos of Calvin Hoover during a news conference on Oct. 15, 2020.
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Christine Jessop was murdered in 1984 and, 36 years later, DNA evidence finally identified her killer. But the police investigation's use of genetic genealogical databases raised questions about privacy.
Graphic narratives can be a great tool to teach media literacy.
Delivering media literacy in a comics format can help readers develop the skills to identify fake news and counter its effects.
As statues topple, business schools must begin seriously decolonizing.
Contemplating the future of the business school means we must decide what kind of society we want our students to create and what reforms are needed to enable them to do so.
In this April 2020 photo, protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Mich. A plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor has put a focus on the security of governors in the United States.
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Is right-wing violent extremism the new fifth wave of modern terrorism? If so, there's no doubt the impacts of COVID-19 will only help accelerate the radicalization of its adherents.
Do we need this many vehicles on the road?
Life cycle assessments of electric vehicles show that they cannot fully eliminate the greenhouse gas emissions of personal travel. We also need bikes, buses and trains to solve our climate problems.
In this April 2013 photo, Bangladeshis gather as rescuers look for survivors and victims at the site of the Rana Plaza building that collapsed a day earlier, in Savar, Bangladesh.
Until there are global standards for authentic corporate social responsibility efforts, we will continue to see local impoverishment, hazardous waste and tragic labour accidents in the Global South.
Leishmaniosis — a parasitic infection that causes skin sores — has been found in kenneled American foxhounds.
Importing dogs into Canada has also introduced a flesh-eating parasite that is transmissible to humans. Veterinarians, researchers and public health officials should work together to curtail the disease.
Children perceived as kind and considerate were more likely to form sustained partnerships. Anxious children were more likely to be unpartnered in early adulthood.
New research suggests that the seeds of future romantic partnering patterns are planted in childhood and are visible even before adolescence.
Members of the Sipekne'katik First Nation prepare to go fishing in Saulnierville, N.S., on, Sept. 17, 2020.
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The message from commercial fishers is that fishing in St. Marys Bay outside the commercial season is illegal and a conservation concern. In fact, it is neither.
People are seen at the Mount Pleasant farmers market in Vancouver, B.C., where measures are in place to limit the number of people permitted at a time due to COVID-19.
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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increased interest in local food. This demand could be leveraged to help develop community resilience and encourage healthier diets.
Teresa Wong’s ‘Dear Scarlet,’ Jeff Lemire’s ‘Essex County,’ and recently nominated for a 2020 Canadian literary prize, Seth’s ‘Clyde Fans.’
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Canada's Scotiabank Giller Prize didn't shortlist a graphic novel, but are we surprised? The slow but increasing acceptance of graphic novels suggests the glacial pace at which literary canons grow.
Hundreds of people line up at a government cannabis store on Oct. 17, 2018, in Montréal as the legal sale of cannabis begins in Canada.
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The Ontario Cannabis Store's performance greatly improved but still trailed Quebec's. However, both provinces still lack a sufficient number of outlets.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Carson City Airport on Oct. 18, 2020, in Carson City, Nev.
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Americans can survive a second Trump term if they resurrect a language of critique and possibility that draws from history and shields the U.S. from authoritarianism.
If your family has decided to trick-or-treat or give out candy, you’ll want to sit down with your kids and lay some ground rules that take the pandemic into consideration.
Experts in child development and infectious disease help parents make informed decisions about Halloween and provide tips for communicating with children effectively.
Canada’s failure to fulfil its commitments to the UN Sustainable Development Goals will leave our children worse off.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The COVID-19 pandemic risks making Canada's already woeful record on child welfare worse. To safeguard a future for our children, governments must prioritize their care.
In ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray,’ the protagonist remains youthful while a portrait of him ages.
In Oscar Wilde's novel, 'The Picture of Dorian Gray,' a painted portrait of the protagonist becomes ugly and twisted with age, much like Trump is represented as reflecting all of America's evils.
This combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos show President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio.
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The U.S. presidential election is again serving as a symptom and a symbol of a troubled society. Whatever the outcome, history suggests anything but a quick resolution to deeply rooted problems.
The late Hugo Chavez and Donald Trump share similarities in their attempts to use illness for political gain.
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Even though they occupied different ends of the political spectrum, Donald Trump and the late Hugo Chávez share one thing in common — their attempts to use illness to benefit them politically.
Particularly during an economic crisis, graduating from university should not sentence students to a lifetime of debt.
Canadians' publicly funded post-secondary education system has been eroded over time, diminishing the promise it once held to protect people from poverty. We should demand change.
Mentoring isn’t just good for the person on the receiving end. New research suggests those who serve as mentors benefit too.
Research suggests mentoring can be used to improve leadership skills among both junior and senior members of any organization.
Women at the Fraser Valley Institution for women were moved into cells like this after the minimum security wing was shut down for approximately two months.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
When minimum security units are closed in prisons, it is both a human rights violation and a reduction in available choices for women sentenced to prison time.
The podcast Caliphate explored the war on terror and ISIS on the ground in Syria and Iraq. In this March 12, 2020 photo, a man rides a motorcycle in northwestern Syria the current focus of the 10-year civil war.
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The latest scandal to hit news media involves Rukmini Callimachi, the journalist behind the New York Times podcast "Caliphate." The scandal spotlights the dynamic between reporters and "fixers."
During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents need support now more than ever — including via universal parental support programs.
Our mental health and economy are suffering from this pandemic. Parent support programs are a proven way to improve both.
A decommissioned pumpjack at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., October 2016.
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More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.