The Canada Summer Jobs program allowed the Kingston Chamber Choir to hire a student to write an original composition. Other arts organizations should follow suit to employ students in creative fields.
The Arctic plays a big role in Canada’s national identity. But as Canada’s relationship with the region evolves, the interests of Indigenous peoples must be better-represented.
Composer John Burge speaks of his drive to create a musical piece to mark Canada’s 150th year of confederation and to capture our collective experiences.
Climate change, insects and urban farm towers are a few things that will change how and what we eat in the future.
The disruptive impact of intelligent machines and new social movements will force us to remake citizenship into a more personal pursuit over the next 150 years.
What will Canadians do to earn their keep in 150 years? We won’t manufacture goods, but jobs with the “human” touch, like nursing, will still be important.
By 2167, genetically designed, digitally enhanced humans with Internet-connected brains will live with intelligent machines in a transformed environment and maybe even among the stars.
We will one day grow food in conditions as extreme as Mars. Developing the controlled environments required will help not only space explorers but also support our own survival here on Earth.
Research shows that the Globe and Mail has created a script in which marginalized youth can only be dealt with as failures or criminals, impacting the way they are perceived in society.
Canada’s economy faces a radical shift as abundant energy and resources could propel the country toward a Star Trek future.