A man heads past a clothing store where mannequins sport face masks in Halifax. Retail workers, long-term care workers and teachers say the media has failed to reflect their pandemic experiences.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
In post-pandemic Canada, the media will play a big role in shaping public understanding of labour conditions. A future of work that is safe and equitable requires the voices of workers.
Teacher activism in the U.S. has helped pushed the Democratic party towards renewed investment in public education. Children listen as former president Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Oct. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia.
(AP Photo/ Matt Slocum)
The push to expand charter schools in the U.S. contributed to a robust movement of teachers’ unions and allies demanding a well-resourced public school system.
Ontario loons are raising fewer chicks each year now than they did in the 1980s.
As fewer chicks survive, the eerie call of the loon could become more elusive in Ontario.
Le premier ministre du Québec, François Legault, discute avec Louise Mushikiwabo, secrétaire générale de la Francophonie, le 11 juin 2019 à Québec.
La Presse Canadienne/Jacques Boissinot
En ce mois du 50ᵉ anniversaire de la Francophonie, il est temps de réfléchir à l'histoire inédite des connexions françaises à travers la frontière canado-américaine.
Quebec Premier Francois Legault, right, chats with Louise Mushikiwabo, secretaire generale de la Francophonie, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Quebec City.
CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
On the month of the Francophonie’s 50th anniversary, it’s time to think about the untold story of French connections across the Canada-U.S. border
Plastics at a recycling depot in North Vancouver, B.C. in June 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The global focus on plastic pollution isn’t a distraction from other planetary issues.
A research study found that most of the debris in gulls’ stomachs is plastic – exposing the birds to high levels of chemical contaminants and potentially limiting their reproductive success.
Seagulls have no qualms about sifting through dumps for scraps. But this buffet comes at a cost, filling their stomachs with plastic, glass, metal and even building materials.