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With the increase in remote work options, workers and their families are seeking to relocate to cities that offer a balance between good salaries and a better lifestyle. (Shutterstock)

Canadians are relocating for jobs amid steep inflation and low unemployment

While it seems lucrative to move to cities that offer higher salaries and better quality of life, Canadians should consider some key factors before changing jobs.
Le premier ministre de l'Ontario, Doug Ford, est rejoint sur scène par sa femme Karla, lors de son discours de victoire, le 2 juin 2022. Il a remporté les élections avec une majorité accrue. La Presse Canadienne/Nathan Denette

Victoire de Doug Ford : il a su déchiffrer les secrets du « Code Ontario »

Doug Ford et son parti se sont présentés comme des gestionnaires compétents s’adaptant aux besoins de l’Ontario en 2022. Quant à savoir si leur bilan politique tient la route, c’est une autre histoire.
Influencer seperti Kim Kardashian, yang memiliki 307 juta pengikut di Instagram, perlu mewaspadai keterlibatan yang bermasalah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Sisi gelap influencer media sosial

Influencer perlu menyadari bahwa beberapa pengikut mereka mungkin memiliki hubungan yang tidak sehat dengan media sosial. Meskipun kontras dengan tujuan mereka, influencer dapat membantu menciptakan hubungan yang sehat.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is joined on stage by his wife Karla at a victory party for his Progressive Conservatives after their return to power with an increased majority. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ontario election: Doug Ford’s victory shows he’s not the polarizing figure he once was

Doug Ford and his party have successively portrayed themselves as competent managers adapting to the needs of Ontario in 2022. Whether their policy record actually holds up is a different story.
Physical activity can be an important tool for recovery from the collective trauma experienced and exacerbated throughout the pandemic. (Shutterstock)

Levelling the playing field: How a trauma-informed approach can make physical activity more accessible

During spring and summer, as more people consider exercising outdoors, a trauma- and violence-informed approach to physical activity can help ensure equity, inclusion, safety and access.
Influencers like Kim Kardashian, who has 307 million followers on Instagram, need to be aware of problematic engagement. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The dark side of social media influencing

Influencers need to be aware that some of their followers may have unhealthy relationships with social media. Although it contrasts with their goals, influencers can help create healthy relationships.
Sea lions, otters and birds were some of the many wildlife species that were hit hard by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. Oil spills like these expose the wildlife to new contaminants and can be fatal. (AP Photo/Jack Smith, File)

Once the slick is gone: New tool helps scientists monitor chronic oil in Arctic wildlife

ToxChips study the changes in the DNA of animals exposed to contaminants, like those found in oil spills.
Naked molerats have evolved mechanisms to protect the brain from the effects of low oxygen. (Shutterstock)

Naked mole rats, frogs and other animals may hold the secrets to preventing brain injury

Some animals use microRNA to protect the brain from various stressors. Understanding how they do this and applying it to humans has potential for revolutionary treatments.
Farmer-herder conflicts in some parts of the continent are in part driven by environmental degradation. Luis Tato via Getty Images

Climate may not directly drive conflict but it’s critical for building peace

Under certain conditions, climate can amplify security risks, with implications for lasting peace.
A small group of COVID-19 mandate protesters remain on the street as the group packs up and prepares to head home on Memorial Blvd in Winnipeg, Man. on Feb. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Close to home: The Canadian far right, COVID-19 and social media

The “freedom convoy” was a culmination of years of persistent mobilization by far-right networks whose growth intensified as they digitally tapped into COVID-19 related grievances.
People who fled the war in Ukraine rest inside an indoor gymnasium being used as a refugee centre in the village of Medyka, a border crossing between Poland and Ukraine, on March 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

How Russia is trying to stoke anti-Ukrainian sentiment in eastern EU countries

The European Union is once again faced with the danger of destabilization. Putin’s cyberwar on free societies using the migration crisis went well in 2015. He must not succeed now in Poland or beyond.
People and vehicles fill Wellington Street near Parliament Hill at the beginning of the so-called freedom convoy occupation of Ottawa in late January, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

What every Canadian should remember about the ‘freedom convoy’ crisis

Long-term assessments of the trucker convoy will depend less on questionable interpretations of individual freedom and more on whether the state’s fundamental obligations were seriously threatened.

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