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People gather to protest COVID-19 vaccine mandates and masking measures during a rally in Kingston, Ont., in November 2021. Ottawa’s proposals to bypass publishing vaccine mandate guidelines goes against the principles of good governance. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Everyone should be concerned if the federal government bypasses the Canada Gazette

In a time-honoured tradition of Canadian democracy, government regulations become public when they appear in the Canada Gazette. That’s why Ottawa’s proposal to bypass that step is so troublesome.
Jonathan Marchand, a 43-year-old man living with muscular dystrophy, protested in a cage near the Québec legislature, in Québec City, on Aug. 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mathieu Belanger

Warehousing disabled people in long-term care homes needs to stop. Instead, nationalize home care.

We must support disabled people’s call to abolish long-term care and develop a national home care, palliative care and pharmacare system that funds and prioritizes their desire to live in communities.
People carry out a “die in” to protest the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse in Portland last week. The Rittenhouse case highlights the fluidity of white privilege. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

The acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse raises questions about white privilege

The lionization of Rittenhouse by the right proves that even skin colour is not enough to protect white people who support anti-racism movements.
Une résidente du CHSLD Rose-de-Lima, à Laval. La pandémie a révélé brutalement les lacunes des centres de soins de longue durée, et le besoin pour savante de soins à domicile. La Presse Canadienne/Ryan Remiorz

La pandémie a mis en lumière les lacunes des CHSLD. Les Canadiens veulent maintenant plus de soins à domicile

La pandémie de Covid-19 a révélé aux Canadiens les mauvaises conditions de vie dans les CHSLD. Ils veulent des soins à domicile, et des politiques fiscales qui les soutiennent.
People protest outside the Tendercare Living Centre long-term care facility during the COVID-19 pandemic in Scarborough, Ont., in December 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canadians want home care, not long-term care facilities, after COVID-19

A study shows the COVID-19 pandemic has made Canadians fear sub-standard and dangerous living conditions in nursing homes. They want home care, and tax policies that will support it.
Whatever costume you wear, put on your ‘sorting hat’ after trick-or-treating to help children lay the foundation for higher-level mathematics. (Shutterstock)

5 ways sorting Halloween candy can help children develop mathematics skills

Early exposure to everyday math at home predicts children’s school mathematics outcomes.
State surveillance has a big impact on the way RCMP treat Indigenous land defenders. Listen to our podcast for more info. Here, RCMP officers walk toward an anti-logging blockade in Caycuse, B.C., in May. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jen Osborne

Intense police surveillance for Indigenous land defenders contrasts with a laissez-faire stance for anti-vax protesters

In recent years, Indigenous land defenders have lived under increasing police and state surveillance while far-right, conspiratorial movements have not.
The Peace Tower is seen through rushes in October 2021. Rookie MPs will be facing a unique set of challenges with the House resumes this fall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Rookie MPs face unique challenges in the 44th Canadian Parliament

COVID-19 and increased public hostility towards politicians present rookie MPs with unique challenges as they begin their responsibility to serve Canadians.

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