A teepee outside the women’s unit of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert, Sask., Jan., 2001.
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To release anyone, particularly Indigenous women, transgender and Two-Spirit individuals without a plan is irresponsible and dangerous and does not demonstrate a commitment to reconciliation.
Symptoms related to ADHD have increased during the pandemic, but they don’t necessary point to ADHD. Cabin fever has many similar symptoms, and social isolation also has negative effects on brain functioning.
After a year of COVID-19 lockdowns, lack of focus, irritability and restlessness don't necessarily point to an ADHD diagnosis. Consider some of these common causes of these symptoms, and ways to cope.
The principles of diversity, equity and inclusivity are important, and taking action so that Canadian politics are not dominated by one segment of society is necessary to democratize our institutions.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
If we are to transform the culture of Canadian political institutions, we must take immediate, deliberate and intentional action by engaging more women, BIPOC and marginalized people.
Men wade through an abandoned highway tunnel to repair a self-created water system in the Esperanza neighbourhood of Caracas, Venezuela, in June 2020.
(AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Water privatization is often seen as a solution to municipal budget shortfalls and aging water systems.
Gathering on the land: Indigenous ways of knowing can ensure that communities reclaim and promote health and healing.
Many researchers may lack resources to guide them in conducting research that is equitable, inclusive and respectful of diverse Indigenous knowledge, ethics, practice and research sovereignty.
A doctor shows an empty vial of the experimental Soberana 02 vaccine for COVID-19 being developed at the Molecular Immunity Center during a media tour of the facility’s vaccine production in Havana on Feb. 25, 2021.
(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Cuba's access to internationally produced vaccines was nearly impossible due to the U.S. blockade. Its decision to make its own vaccines stands to pay off handsomely.
L’avenir du travail automatisé ne signera pas forcément la fin des emplois pour les humains.
L’utilisation de robots et de machines autonomes augmente dans tous les secteurs industriels, forçant les gouvernements à mettre en place une stratégie pour la main-d’œuvre.
Google’s new advertising claims to preserve user privacy, but it still gathers and processes the details of our online activities.
Google is using artificial intelligence to collect and process user data in a way that produces more nuanced and detailed information about our activities but addresses privacy concerns.
The latest data shows structured intervention units (SIU) are a failure.
Community oversight, hard caps on days permitted in structured intervention units and penalties could save lives in Canada's prisons.
As climate change brings longer and drier summers, Canadians will face greater risks of more serious wildfires, like those that tore through neighbourhoods in Fort McMurray, Alta., in May 2016.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Governments must expand the number of people who see themselves as "winners" in the transition to a low-carbon society.
Senate gender parity suggests women are beginning to break through the glass ceiling in Canadian politics. Canada’s Senate chamber is seen in this photo.
In December 2020, the Senate became gender-equal, offering up the promise that women's interests will be represented in the upper chamber.
Employees are often reluctant to speak up at work. But if they make efforts to research their ideas and ensure they benefit the organization, it benefits both workers and employers.
Studies consistently show that many employees are reluctant to speak up at work, and are even hardwired to remain silent. How can we help people voice their opinions more effectively?
Once they turn 18, youth in foster care are required to fend for themselves. This includes finding shelter and services.
The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.
The future of automated labour may not spell the end of human employment.
As the use of robots and autonomous machines increases across industries, governments need to have a strategy in place. The labour force will transition out of automated tasks into new jobs.
Public banks around the world are working towards the public good during COVID-19. The Canada Infrastructure Bank, however, seems focused on privatizing critical public services instead of ensuring vital infrastructure across the country is built or maintained, like this project to repair the
bridge spanning the Halifax harbour in 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada doesn't have many public banks. The best known, the Canada Infrastructure Bank, seems intent on privatizing critical public services instead of working towards the public good.
Minister of Justice David Lametti gives a thumbs up as he rises to vote in favour of a motion on Bill C-7, medical assistance in dying, in the House of Commons on Dec. 10, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Expanding access to medical assistance in dying (MAID) to those not terminally ill puts vulnerable people at risk of feeling pressured into MAID, and doctors at risk of being forced to facilitate it.
Posters protesting Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations in Toronto on July 31, 2017.
Focusing on the needs of Indigenous children means that foster care must be community-based and emphasize the importance of family and connections.
Rates of burnout and stress are high among doctors and other health-care providers.
By 2030, the WHO projects a worldwide workforce shortfall of about 18 million health-care workers, with potentially deadly consequences for patients, economies and our communities.
Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline demonstrate in Omaha, Neb., on Nov. 1, 2017.
The threat of a large lawsuit could be enough to discourage some countries from taking action on climate change.
U.S. President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Joe Biden's executive order could be fatal to the Keystone XL pipeline. The Canadian oil sector now has no choice but to innovate to survive.