A tattoo parlour in Toronto remains closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses are struggling in these difficult times — but there is a shimmer of hope in the incredible creativity, ingenuity and resilience that we see from around the globe.
Jessica Peresta, a working parent in Lowell, Ark., is now homeschooling her small children while running her business.
During this outbreak, parents are suffering. They are dealing with one of the most consequential impacts on psychological health amongst the modern-day workforce: work-family conflict.
An image of the popular Sandy Macpherson from circa 1958. Macpherson played soothing music for BBC listeners during Second World War.
During the Second World War, anxious but also bored BBC listeners found comfort in the soothing sounds of Sandy Macpherson, Canadian-born organist.
Coronaviruses get their name from the crown, or corona, of spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, as seen on this illustration of a highly magnified virus.
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By isolating SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, researchers can now work on developing tests, treatments and vaccines in Canada.
With lab meat technology still in its infancy, it’s a good time to consider the social and cultural challenges that may become more amplified in North American food systems with the advent of clean meats.
If lab-grown meat is truly going to be the next frontier in ethical eating, it’s important to consider who's most at risk of being left behind in the race to develop it.
FOX News host Sean Hannity (pictured here in 2018) gave credibility to a tweet he read out lout on his popular syndicated radio show, which called COVID-19 a fraud “to spread panic in the populace, manipulate the economy and suppress dissent.”
Why have conspiracy theories so easily circulated during the COVID-19 pandemic? What do these theories tell us about societies and what challenges do they present?
Une scène à l'aéroport Pierre-Eliott-Trudeau, à Montréal. Les annonces du Canada concernant sa frontière tend à insécuriser les étudiants étrangers.
Les décisions du Canada concernant la fermeture de ses frontières nous font réfléchir à la manière d'appliquer des mesures de distanciation sociale qui ne soient pas préjudiciables aux autres.
Stress about the coronavirus pandemic can actually increase your risk of infection, but exercise can alleviate the immune system’s stress response. Above, a lone jogger in Ottawa, on March 17, 2020.
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The immune system can respond to stress in ways that harm health. But there's a stress-buster that can help keep you calm and healthy: exercise.
Canada’s announcements about its border have not left international students with a sense of security.
Canada's decisions about its border closures prompt us to reflect on how we should apply measures of social distancing that are not harmful to others and that still protect human dignity.
People wearing protective face masks walk on a nearly deserted plaza outside Canada Place in Vancouver on March 14, 2020.
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The face mask shortage shows how governments can either work together with global supply chains in positive ways or revert to state-centric policies that prevent us from dealing with COVID-19.
Incarcerated people are often denied access to treatment for opioid use disorder. This October 2016 file photo shows corrections officer opening the door to a cell in the segregation unit at the Fraser Valley Institution for Women in Abbotsford, B.C. during a media tour.
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Urgently needed treatment for opioid use disorder is often denied to incarcerated people, feeding the crisis in prisons and jails.
Medical workers in health crisis zones need access to research evidence to inform decisions. Above, workers at a temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, China on Feb. 21, 2020.
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In a health crisis, decisions about treatment and containment must be made quickly. It’s crucial those decisions be based on research evidence, but fast and easy access is not always available.
Considered one of the healthiest ways to eat, the Mediterranean diet has evolved over hundreds of years, but ignoring other diets is a form of cultural superiority.
Olive oil, grapes and fish. There's a lot to love about the Mediterranean diet but focusing on it might be a way to exclude other healthy and global diets.
The Bank of Canada’s digital currency would let the federal government monitor spending.
The Bank of Canada is proposing a federally managed digital currency that flies in the face of the decentralized approach to money that cryptocurrencies have established.
A motorcyclist rides across a bridge in Wuhan, China, in January 2020. The city as banned most vehicle use downtown in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, is now under lockdown. What does that mean for its 11 million citizens, and for the rest of the world?
Voters head to cast their ballots in Canada’s federal election in Dartmouth, N.S., on Oct. 21, 2019.
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Political parties protect themselves rather than voters in refusing to be bound by privacy laws.
Billions of tires are produced each year, a significant portion of which end up in landfills and dumps.
Until recently, there were few ways in which tires could be recycled or repurposed – but researchers have discovered a new chemical process that shows promise.
Although surveillance technologies appear to be race-neutral, modern police surveillance technologies do not operate outside racial bias.
Rather than helping and providing new unbiased tools for policing, police surveillance technologies tend to be reactionary and biased.
Indian students of Jamia Millia Islamia University shout slogans as they march during a protest, in New Delhi, India, Dec. 18, 2019.
AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Indian student protests suggest Indian universities have successfully educated youth to participate and lead in public life. For exercising this right, students have been beaten and detained.
polyamorous memiliki dukungan yang besar bagi diri mereka sendiri secara internal, mereka mengalami marginalisasi dalam sistem kesehatan dan ketakutan akan penilaian oleh penyedia layanan kesehatan.
Memiliki banyak pasangan romantis berarti memiliki keuntungan seperti dukungan finansial dan logistik yang lebih besar dalam membesarkan anak-anak.