Perfectionists tend to be unable to or at least reluctant to adapt to changing situations.
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Although teen perfectionists often appear to be doing well on the surface, they are not impervious to hardships. They are young people who are often in need of support.
A view of the Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, Ont. Prisoner work is meant to aid in rehabilitation, not provide private businesses with cheap labour.
THE CANADIAN/Lars Hagberg
There is no good legal or moral argument for denying prisoners their rights as workers. Canada must overhaul how it deals with prison labour.
Since its beginnings in 2006, Twitter has grown into one of the most important social networks in the world.
Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of Twitter reveals what we like and need from social media.
CUPE members and supporters join a demonstration outside the office of Parm Gill, Member of Provincial Parliament for the riding of Milton, Ont., on Nov. 4, 2022.
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Frustration about unsettled bargaining that predates the pandemic could get channelled into pronounced resistance from educational workers during the coming months.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford sits in the Ontario legislature during Question Period as members debate a bill meant to avert a planned strike by 55,000 education workers.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Ontario government’s latest use of the notwithstanding clause is at odds with its stated intention to keep kids in school amid a labour dispute — and at odds with the heart of labour relations norms.
Concept illustration for research robots that could bring samples of Mars rocks to Earth-based labs.
Sophisticated equipment on the Perseverance rover is helping answer some of the many questions researchers have about Mars’ geology over time.
Four years ago, the Canadian government passed The Cannabis Act that legalized recreational cannabis.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Provincial governments should follow the federal government’s lead by revisiting their cannabis policies to improve them.
Bianca Andreescu was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s athlete of the year in 2019. The trophy is awarded annually to Canada’s top athlete as chosen by a panel of journalists.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hans Deryk
While changing the name of the Lou Marsh Trophy is a necessary first step, the weight of Marsh’s legacy will be felt until we fully understand the damage done by his history of sports journalism.
A 10-year-old Toronto boy receives his COVID-19 vaccine shot from a Toronto Public Health nurse at a children’s vaccine clinic at Scotiabank Arena in December 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Adding COVID-19 to a list of ‘designated diseases’ will not make vaccination mandatory for school entry. But it may help increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake among children.
Young people prioritize issues in preparation for a political debate in Lalitpur, Nepal.
At a time when democratic norms appear to be in decline around the world, deliberative democracy is one potential remedy worth pursuing.
Team Canada’s Paul Henderson shoots on Team U.S.S.R.‘s Vladislav Tretiak while Gannady Tsygankov defends during the 1972 Summit tournament in Toronto on Sept. 4, 1972.
The Canadian Press/Peter Bregg
Fifty years later, the Summit Series still occupies a heightened role in the Canadian cultural consciousness.
Athlete stories should prompt a shift in coach behaviour that encourages clarity and resets expectations and boundaries.
Sport organizations have repeatedly come under fire with frequent allegations of toxic culture. This leaves sport practitioners with the question, where do we start? Our answer: The coach.
The need for friendship does not diminish with age.
The first step is to trust in the friendship and begin to explore how it can be sustained over time.
Parliamentary hearings into Hockey Canada’s handling of sexual assault allegations against the 2018 world junior team left more questions than answers.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Hockey Canada has fallen short of its mission to ‘Lead, Develop and Promote Positive Hockey Experiences’ in its handling of sexual violence perpetrated by and against Hockey Canada players.
A museum in Trostyanets, destroyed during the Russian military invasion of Ukraine.
Cultural artifacts are at risk of destruction during war, but Ukrainian archivists, curators and librarians have been working to protect them during the war.
Many seasonal businesses are struggling to find enough workers again this summer.
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Young workers are particularly vulnerable in the workplace because they tend to do short-term work, often lack training and safety education, and may see injury as just “part of the job.”
Charles Schwartzel of South Africa celebrates after winning the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational on June 11.
(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
For all the efforts at reimagining golf to attract consumer interest, the sportwashing discourse has brought an avalanche of negative attention to the LIV series, and rightfully so.
Team Canada celebrates their gold medal win after defeating the United States at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
True gender equity in sport is not simply a matter of paying lip service to equal rights and opportunities. It involves interrogating outdated assumptions and being open to rewriting the rule book.
With mask mandates and vaccine requirements lifting, public health information remains crucial so people can weigh their own COVID-19 risks.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
To help people make informed decisions about ongoing COVID-19 risks, public health messaging needs to adapt as the pandemic evolves, just as immune systems adapt to new viruses and variants.
With the rising cost of gas, commuting via bicycle is a viable solution.
The bicycle’s capacity to respond to pressing social issues has inspired both intrigue and optimism, especially in the context of COVID-19.