Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for wearing blackface when he was a teacher and a student. Individualizing blackface incidents overlooks the larger problem of anti-Black racism.
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The Canadian election has been dominated by old pictures of Justin Trudeau wearing blackface. Instead of focusing on Trudeau's poor behaviour, a larger discussion is needed to act on systemic racism.
High income country trainees and experts must learn to listen and be humble.
High-income country experts and institutions are valued more than expertise in low- and middle-income countries.
Al Franken, second from right, resigned from the U.S. Senate last year after accusations of sexual impropriety.
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Good-character testimonies from some people don’t shield a person from being questioned about whether they have sexually harassed others.
1909 image of a sugar mill, Barbados - a Caribbean island with a history of many colonial slavery laws.
Allister Macmillan/W.H. and L. Collingridge/Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The vicious ideology that allegedly drove a gunman to kill 22 people in El Paso, Texas last week could be traced back to a tiny island on the eastern fringe of the Caribbean Sea
La recherche contemporaine remet en question l'idée selon laquelle une exposition précoce à une seule langue est préférable. À Montréal, la moitié de la population parle anglais et français.
Les bébés «bilingues» apprennent très tôt à reconnaître les marqueurs permettant d'isoler les mots dans une langue ou dans l'autre.
Members of the National Council of Canadian Muslims Mustafa Farooq, left, and Bochra Manaï, right, speak during a news conference in Montréal, June 17, 2019, where plans were outlined to lawfully challenge Québec’s Bill 21.
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Québec schools must consider Bill 21's potential impact on students. Bullying researchers have found links between publicly permitted behaviour and personal expression.
Researchers only have access to limited facilities and support for research.
Given Africa’s projected population growth, management of its environment must be a global priority
Contemporary research challenges older ideas that early exposure to a single language is best.
Research shows babies in bilingual environments can track the precursors to words, known as word forms, in two languages.
With the right legislation, Ghana hopes to improve aviation compliance and safety.
It's hoped that this new aviation legal framework will help Ghana to improve its reputation and performance in all sorts of safety and compliance measures.
Des fillettes yéménites déplacées, qui ont fui leur foyer en raison des combats dans la ville portuaire d'Hodeida, se sont retrouvées dans une école à Sanaa, au Yémen. Plus de la moitié des réfugiés dans le monde ne réussissent pas à sortir de leur propre pays.
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S'appuyant sur son expérience en matière d'accueil des réfugiés, le Canada devrait prendre la défense des personnes déracinées dans leur propre pays.
Un brouillard de fumée causé par les feux de forêt dans la région envahit Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique. Il est devenu essentiel de tarifer le carbone.
Du coup de chaleur à l'asthme en passant par la maladie de Lyme, le changement climatique pose déjà un risque sérieux pour la santé. Il est essentiel désormais de tarifer le carbone.
Thomas Durcan’s lab is using pluripotent stem cells to grow human brain neurons in a dish, in search of a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Thomas Durcan's lab is growing 3D mini-brains in the search for a cure for Parkinson's disease. Over the next year he is giving all his lab's protocols, methods and results away.
Displaced Yemeni girls, who fled their home because of fighting at the port city of Hodeida, are seen in a school allocated for IDPs in Sanaa, Yemen.
(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Building on our track record of support for refugee resettlement, Canada should stand up for those uprooted within their own countries and unable to reach our shores.
E. Jean Carroll is photographed, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in New York. Carroll, a New York-based advice columnist, claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s. Trump denies knowing Carroll.
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Can Trump's America even claim to be a nation of laws, when its most powerful man can apparently do whatever he wants to whatever woman he wants?
A smokey haze from wildfires burning in the region blankets Vancouver, B.C.
From heat stroke to asthma to lyme disease, climate change already poses a serious health risk.
Zambia’s daliance with cigarette manufacturing is a cautionary tale for other African countries.
As Zambia's case study shows, the benefits of boosting investment in cigarette manufacturing run the risk of being wiped out by the health and economic development costs of increasing smoking.
Lorelei Williams, right, whose cousin Tanya Holyk was murdered by serial killer Robert Pickton and aunt Belinda Williams went missing in 1978, wipes away tears while seated with Rhiannon Bennett, left, following the release of the report on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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The attempt to grapple with genocide by the MMIWG commission is about more than simply applying international law to the facts. It's also about decolonizing the international law of genocide itself.
New research shows that diabetes is a family affair.
Many couples share exercise, eating and weight patterns. Families of women with gestational diabetes and gestational hypertension more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in the future.
Canadian Ralph Steinman’s investigations of dendritic cells led to a Noble Prize in physiology or medicine, but not for a Canadian institution.
Only one Canadian discovery has brought home a Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. But, like winning another Stanley Cup, Canadians should not give up hope.
Le virus de la polio peut provoquer la paralysie. Grâce à la vaccination massive, un pays comme l'Inde a pu récemment l'éradiquer. Et le combat contre la polio peut nous apprendre aujourd'hui comment combattre un autre redoutable virus: la grippe.
Comme pour la polio, nous n’avons présentement aucun moyen de guérir les patients infectés par la plupart des virus, dont la grippe. La vaccination demeure notre seule arme pour empêcher l’infection.