Canadian runner Leslie Sexton crosses the finish line as the fastest Canadian woman to compete in the Toronto Marathon on October 22, 2017.
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New research aims to better understand the bodies of runners, so that 'smart' nutritional supplements can be developed.
In this April 2018 photo, siblings from El Salvador huddle together on a soccer field in Mexico.
awaiting temporary transit visas that would allow them to continue to the U.S. border, where they hoped to request asylum.
(AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Immigration turmoil in the U.S. means Canada must craft its own migration management plans -- to help Central Americans fleeing misery in their homelands, some of it with Canadian involvement.
The tiny mosquito can be a big summer nuisance.
Mosquito abundance is linked to climate and weather, and global climate change may be helping spread these dangerous carriers of disease.
Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford pledged to repeal the provincial sex-ed curriculum.
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With Doug Ford Nation taking over Ontario, our school curriculum, especially sexual education, is at risk of being censored and being thrown back to a time when diverse sexualities was a mystery.
Black tip sharks swim with tropical fish in a lagoon in French Polynesia.
When humans have conflicts with wildlife, the first reaction is often to cull them. But there's little evidence to show that it works, and removing predators can even backfire and make things worse.
Billy Bridges of Canada and Kevin McKee of the U.S. in action during the para ice hockey gold medal game at the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
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Athletes competing in para hockey at the Paralympic Games in South Korea have unique biomechanical skills. A Canadian researcher explains how beginners in the sport can improve their skating skills.
Ontario Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown addresses supporters in Toronto on Feb. 18. The former party leader resigned his position after sexual misconduct allegations, only to re-enter the race for his vacated position after refuting the allegations.
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The Ontario PCs are reeling from the fallout of Patrick Brown's removal as leader in January and his subsequent return to the leadership race. Can the party pull it together in time for the June vote?
Letitia Wright in
Black Panther. Popular discussions about the movie demonstrate a desire for representation in commercial media.
Black Panther arrives at a moment of possibility. Its popularity demonstrates that people are crying out for chances to see themselves and their communities portrayed with dignity—as heroes.
The recent controversy at Wilfrid Laurier University has set off another debate about free speech. But free speech can’t override the human rights of marginalized people.
(AP Photo file photo/David Goldman)
The raging free speech debate, used by the far right to gain legitimacy, detracts from the real conversations we should be having about human rights and questions about who gets to create knowledge.
Humanoid robots at an international robotics competition in Tehran, Iran, during 2014. Students from 22 countries, including Canada, were competing during the three-day event.
(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
In their relentless pursuit of research commercialization, and bigger robots, universities might miss the real opportunity of technology - to make our world a better place.
Marine waters are an important source of food for Inuit.
The North Water Polynya, or Pikialasorsuaq, is a key ocean area for Arctic animals and for Inuit hunting and fishing. Rocket launches threaten to contaminate the area with harmful chemicals.
Both camps in Jakarta’s gubernatorial election this year engaged in post-truth politics.
Indonesian politicians have engaged in post-truth politics, framing information and stories by appealing to emotions with very little or no regard to any policy details and objective facts.
Semua tim sukses di pemilihan gubernur Jakarta tahun ini melakukan praktik politik pasca-kebenaran.
Politikus Indonesia melakukan praktik politik pasca-kebenaran dengan membingkai informasi sehingga ia menyentuh emosi namun mengabaikan detail kebijakan dan fakta objektif.
A polar bear suns herself on an ice floe on Baffin Bay in Nunavut.
The Inuit town of Clyde River has won a long battle to stop Arctic seismic testing. The Supreme Court ruled the Inuit weren't adequately consulted. What does that mean for future consultations?
Amid the rising forces of populism and nationalism, it's easy to fear a new age of tyranny. But history proves tyrants are often no match against democracy and its defenders.
Licensing journalists would be difficult to do, and the rules would be tough to enforce -- and wouldn't prevent anyone with a smart phone from disseminating false information online.
Big decision for a small car.
Robots have already taken over the world. It may not seem so because it hasn’t happened in the way science fiction author Isaac Asmiov imagined it in his book I, Robot. City streets are not crowded by…
Using digital media, volunteers crowdsource people to check the Indonesia Election Commission’s vote count.
Amid fears of electoral fraud in Indonesia’s presidential election, voters are using digital media to monitor the Election…
Smear campaigns in social media damaged Joko Widodo’s image in Indonesia’s presidential race.
On July 9, Indonesia votes for a new president in a neck-and-neck race between former military general Prabowo Subianto and…
How to get noticed.
When the International Studies Association attempted to regulate the blogging activities of some of its members, the reaction was unsurprisingly hostile. The row has prompted coverage in academic outlets…