Voters should be aware of how their personal data is being collected and used by political parties.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
During an election, political parties gather personal data about Canadian voters. This data collection isn’t regulated, and citizens should be concerned.
One parent of a child with physical disabilities said their child preferred online learning because ‘his physical disabilities aren’t a barrier to inclusion … ’
Traditional learning formats often fail marginalized students. We should be skeptical of a ‘one-size-fits-all’ or even ‘one-size-fits-most’ model.
Cities in Eastern Canada, like Montréal, are at risk of damage from earthquakes.
Some of the worst risks of earthquakes are in a zone running from the Great Lakes to the St. Lawrence River that includes major cities like Toronto, Ottawa and Québec City.
Des gens reçoivent une dose du vaccin contre la Covid-19 dans une clinique de vaccination de masse à la Scotiabank Arena de Toronto en juin 2021.
La Presse Canadienne/Cole Burston
L’hésitation à se faire vacciner diminue au Canada mais n’a pas disparu. De nouvelles recherches montrent que bon nombre des personnes initialement hésitantes ont été convaincues depuis.
Food delivery couriers congregate in Turin, Italy.
Gig work is entering almost every industry and changing the relationship between workers, employers, service providers and customers. But gig workers face new and unique challenges.
There are myriad myths about workers with disabilities. New research suggests they perform at a higher level, are absent less and are more loyal than employees without disabilities.
Hiring people with disabilities isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s a smart business strategy.
Thousands of teachers from the Peel District School Board hold a one-day strike in Mississauga, Ont., in February 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Wanting a union and securing a union are two very different things. That’s because there are enduring obstacles to unionization that make it incredibly difficult for workers to unionize.
Un employé s'affaire dans une épicerie québécoise. Le secteur du commerce au détail paye mal ses employés par rapport à leurs homologues suédois. Pourquoi ?
La Presse Canadienne/Jacques Boissinot
Si le Canada veut améliorer les conditions de travail des secteurs comme le commerce de détail, il doit réformer fondamentalement son droit du travail pour le rendre similaire à celui de la Suède.
When we lie down, our brains rely more on touch and pressure to figure out our surroundings.
Learning that our brains process information differently when we’re standing up or lying down has implications for how we study and assess brain function.
People receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination clinic at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto in June 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Vaccine hesitancy is declining in Canada but hasn’t disappeared. New research shows many of those initially less hesitant have since been convinced. With continued efforts, others can still be reached.
Canadian grocery-store workers earn low wages compared to their counterparts in Sweden. Why?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
If Canada wants to expand its middle class by substantially improving working conditions in sectors like retail, it must fundamentally reform its labour laws to be similar to Sweden’s.
Video streaming platform Rumble promotes itself as anti-censorship.
Rumble is a Canadian video-streaming platform that presents itself as an alternative to YouTube. Because Rumble does not censor content, right wing conspiracy theories have proliferated on the site.
Environmentally dangerous dumps, landfills and pulp and paper mills are more likely to be sited in African Nova Scotian and Mi'kmaw communities. These communities suffer from high rates of cancer and respiratory illness.
Black residents of Shelburne, N.S., spent decades living near a dump, worrying about its possible connection to elevated cancer rates. A new study will investigate the dump’s long-term consequences.
A new home is built in a housing development in Ottawa in July 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
We need more research and research capacity that’s better suited to current housing challenges. We must inform housing providers and policy-makers to provide solutions and evaluate those solutions.
Researchers have defined successful transition as the capacity to navigate change.
The pandemic has made universities rethink the importance of helping students build social and mentoring connections to support student engagement and academic success.
Eugene Levy, who co-created ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ with son Dan Levy, arrives on the red carpet at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto in 2016.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Critics who ignore or simply miss the Jewishness of the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ characters fail to appreciate this key aspect of the show’s inclusive reach and appeal to diverse viewers.
Pandemic-driven isolation and job loss have been especially hard for people recovering from opioid addiction to bear.
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The start of one new public health crisis didn’t mean the end of another.
View of Llaca Lake, in Peru, taken from an un-crewed aerial vehicle.
(Rodrigo Narro Pérez)
Glacial lakes around the world are expected to flood downstream areas more often as climate change makes them less stable.
A healthcare worker holds up a vial of the AstraZeneca vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Montréal, on March 18.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Answers to key questions about rare blood clots linked to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, including risks, symptoms and whether people who have had one AstraZeneca shot should have a second.
The point of divestment is to send a negative message, to undermine the oil industry’s social licence.
As public funding disappears, corporations have moved to the head of the table of higher education.