Industrial animal agriculture in our own backyard could very well be the cause of the next pandemic.
Animal suffering not only harms other species, it endangers our own. Here's how we can do better.
Working from home means people see their co-workers in a different and more personal context.
As many offices have converted to work-from-home operations during the coronavirus pandemic, the human connection needed for successful work cultures has changed for the better.
Tracing apps will rely on smart devices to log movement and contact as a way of containing the coronavirus pandemic.
Contact tracing is being touted as essential to controlling the spread of COVID-19, but it comes with alarming concerns related to our rights to privacy.
Sidewalk Labs had planned to develop the Toronto Port Lands, seen here in June 2019.
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The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has caused Sidewalk Labs, a Google affiliate, to withdraw from the Toronto waterfront development partnership.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in London in December 2019.
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Canada’s free-trade obsession has made us overly reliant on global supply chains. That's a huge unforced error given that 19 years ago, 9/11 showed us just how quickly border policy can change.
Technology offers youth new tools – but what such tools can help young people achieve depends on what they already know and larger contexts.
Society needs to spend as much time considering youth options for creating as we we do considering what can happen with digital learning, finds a study in Hamilton, Canada and Glasgow, Scotland.
A man and his son pay respects at a memorial to a teacher in Debert, N.S. on April 21, 2020. RCMP say at least 23 people are dead after a man went on a murder rampage in Nova Scotia communities.
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Until we acknowledge that toxic white masculinity is fuelling mass murders, aggrieved white men will continue to commit them -- and we'll all continue to pay the price.
Inscriptions on the Stanley Cup shows no winner was declared in 1919 when the final series between Montréal and Seattle was cancelled because of the flu pandemic.
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The Stanley Cup hockey finals were cancelled mid-series in 1919 because of the flu pandemic. Unlike a century ago, the NHL has put player health ahead of profit when dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Shelter-in-place directives mean that more and more people are working remotely from home, producing more technological vulnerabilities.
With so many people working from home on vulnerable networks and set-ups, cybersecurity is a growing concern.
Secondary and post-secondary education systems will both need assessment and grading practices that reflect the realities of schooling in an emergency.
In a social emergency due to COVID-19, schools are moving into uncharted territory where student assessment will need to flexibly and equitably adapt to changing circumstances.
Two health-care workers arrive at a walk-in COVID-19 test clinic in Montréal on March 23, 2020. Unionized nurses are among those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nurses, cleaners, grocery store clerks and other unionized workers have been on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. They should emerge from it with a greater level of respect.
Online gaming communities can provide companionship and social stimulation.
Video games are a fun diversion, but they can also build connections and help address feelings of isolation and loneliness.
A Foodora courier is pictured picking up an order for delivery from a restaurant in Toronto in February 2020.
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An Ontario labour board decision to allow Foodora workers to unionize appears to have set an important precedent. But unionizing workers in the gig economy will continue to be an uphill battle.
The Canadian TV show ‘Hudson & Rex’ features actor John Reardon playing Det. Charlie Hudson and German shepherd Diesel vom Burgimwald as Rex.
A closer look at Canada’s hit TV show, 'Hudson & Rex', invites us to think differently about animals’ minds, work and contributions to our shared communities.
A woman wearing a sanitary mask to guard against coronavirus checks her phone in Milan, Italy.
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By providing users with pertinent and reliable disaster-related information, Twitter has the potential to reduce the impact of a disaster. So why aren't public organizations using it properly?
Weed prices, including for cannabis oil, vary wildly across Canada following legalization. Why? Government statistics don’t provide any reliable insight.
Canada's cannabis industry needs to reduce costs and improve quality. That's difficult to do when key government data is unreliable.
Young people stand on the steps of the Alberta legislature during the climate strike in Edmonton in 2019. Youth are often seen as problems rather than as people who are creating solutions.
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Young people are often seen as lacking but research shows they're motivated by their concern for future generations.
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Closing the reading achievement gap continues to be a pressing global challenge.
Voters head to cast their ballots in Canada’s federal election in Dartmouth, N.S., on Oct. 21, 2019.
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Political parties protect themselves rather than voters in refusing to be bound by privacy laws.
People gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash in Tehran on Jan. 11, 2020.
AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
The downing of Flight PS752 suggests Iran’s missile technology has grown increasingly sophisticated. But its ability to responsibly control that technology has not.