Buildings sit in the water along the shore following Hurricane Fiona in Rose Blanche-Harbour Le Cou, Nfld. Fiona left a trail of destruction across much of Atlantic Canada.
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Amid a number of major crises, the world clearly needs radical change. But what will it look like? The desire to return to pre-pandemic ‘normal’ is powerful, but ‘normal’ is what got us where we are today.
The blood vessel dilation caused by sildenafil (Viagra) can be beneficial in lung diseases such as pulmonary arterial hypertension or idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Sildenafil — better known as Viagra — may be helpful in treating lung diseases like pulmonary arterial hypertension and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, for which there are few effective treatments.
Students are being urged to enter the skilled trades as the industry faces labour shortages.
Canada is facing a critical shortage of skilled tradespeople, only doomed to get worse with retirement rates. Our only hope is to attract more workers before it’s too late.
The film is loosely based on a chapter from the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai.’
Despite portraying sex workers as agents of social change, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ presents sex workers as worthy victims because they didn’t choose their disreputable fates.
Le traffic d'organes en Chine est une industrie de plusieurs milliards de dollars.
Cœur, poumons… le trafic d’organes en Chine offre un catalogue aux patients les plus riches en attente de greffes. D’où viennent ces organes ? Les prisons chinoises détiennent les réponses…
A medical worker looks through the debris of a medical lab in Port-au-Prince, Haiti following an earthquake in January 2010.
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The unique skills of Canadian health-care workers with international disaster experience could be a valuable resource during domestic emergencies.
Uber deliberately positioned itself as a tech company to avoid the regulations of the taxi industry.
The Uber Files leak reveals that the company embarked on a deliberate public relations strategy that involved the media, public officials and academics.
A woman takes part in a protest in Montréal in January 2021 to demand status for all workers.
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Regularization programs that help refugees and migrants become permanent residents have tremendous positive outcomes for both migrants and society.
A limited supply of donor organs, paired with a massive demand for transplants, has fuelled the global organ trafficking industry, which exploits poor, underprivileged and persecuted members of society as a source of organs to be purchased by wealthy transplant tourists.
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China’s industrial-scale organ trafficking practice has been executing prisoners of conscience and using their organs for transplantation for decades. This is known as forced organ harvesting.
Former president Donald Trump tosses hats into the crowd before addressing attendees during an event in on July 23, 2022, in Tampa, Fla.
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For our societies to survive, we must take action to figure out the psychology behind an attraction to tyrants — or we will be led in the future by fear-mongering, war-mongering tyrannical liars.
A health-care provider administers monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montréal, on July 23, 2022. It is crucial that people who have been exposed to monkeypox get vaccinated if they do not yet have symptoms, or isolate if they do have symptoms.
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To control monkeypox, there is a short window — weeks, not months — in which to vaccinate the most susceptible and to encourage and support self-isolation for those who have symptoms.
Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Glastonbury Festival in June 2022.
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Through stitches, duets and green screens, Olivia Rodrigo showcases the postmodern appeal of today’s popular music
Ongoing monitoring of students in early grades will be important to identify how missing out on in-person classes has affected students.
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The lack of a fully interactive environment in kindergarten due to pandemic school closures may negatively impact some children’s learning in later grades.
Caregivers may neglect their own health because they do not have time or energy to care for themselves.
Family and friends provide nearly all the care needed by stroke patients after they leave hospital. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it can also be overwhelming and take a toll on caregivers’ health.
People rally in support of Ukraine outside the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montréal in April 2022. Scenes like these irritate Russia.
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The Soviet Union and now Russia has long viewed the Ukrainian diaspora with hostility. Here’s why.
It can be painful for researchers to read harshly worded criticism of their work from peer reviewers.
Peer review of research sounds like it should be a conversation between equals. Instead, it can be patronizing, demanding and simply unkind. A group of journal editors thinks this should change.
Patient safety incidents are the third leading cause of death in Canada.
Patient safety incidents were already a leading cause of death in Canada. With that crisis converging with the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care is being pushed to a breaking point.
A cow waits in a paddock after milking on a farm near Oxford, New Zealand. New Zealand exports 95 per cent of its dairy products, and is challenging Canada’s protection of its dairy market.
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New Zealand is accusing Canada of undercutting its commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership on dairy. Canada’s problem is that New Zealand’s case is strong.
In the last three decades, the world has made considerable progress in reducing child malnutrition, but there is still work to do.
Child malnutrition is no stranger to high-income countries. In Canada and the U.S., food insecurity affects one in six children under 18, but policies to address the issue are still lacking.
Ontario Federation of Labour rallies in May called for improving workers’ rights and repairing deep inequalities that have been highlighted and deepened by the pandemic.
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In this time of unrest, insecurity and fear, unions and their new, more diverse leadership offer a path to improving workers’ rights and repairing deep social and economic inequalities.