Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump have had different approaches to tweeting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here the two talk during a NATO session in December 2019.
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A tale of two leaders on Twitter in the age of COVID-19.
Donald Trump is no Winston Churchill and the coronavirus pandemic is not like a world war.
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It's always dangerous to put present-day events into historic perspectives. That's especially true when political leaders have compared the coronavirus pandemic to a war effort.
Users’ online activities can be reviewed by potential employers as a way to pre-screen job candidates.
Ethical hiring practices should include a full disclosure by the company of any social media searches in advance of hiring a job candidate.
Les entrepreneures canadiennes ont beaucoup souffert de la pandémie.
Alors que le Canada réagit à la pandémie, les femmes qui dirigent des entreprises perdent du terrain dans leur bataille pour l’égalité.
Segregation cells at Dorchester prison in New Brunswick.
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It is not just policing agencies that have a systemic racism problem, Canadian prisons do too
A new Canadian attends a citizenship ceremony held on Canada Day in 2019.
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Canada's goal of increasing immigration to drive economic growth could be hampered if borders remain closed due to COVID-19. How then can the country attract the best and brightest workers to Canada?
Female entrepreneurs in Canada have been heavily impacted by the pandemic.
As Canada responds to the pandemic, there is a risk that women who lead businesses will lose the traction they have gained on gender and diversity.
Calgary performers persist in the face of uncertainty, and use music to voice dissent and to create community.
While some stereotype Alberta as a "conservative" province, the bucking and swift horses that typify the Calgary Stampede speak to a more complex spirit of risk seen in local musicians.
When child-care centres reopen, they should consider the needs of children with disabilities.
As child-care centres start to reopen after the coronavirus disruption, planning needs to include disabled children so as not to further exacerbate existing inequities.
Shoppers line up in front of a Zara clothing store waiting for the opening after being closed for nearly two months in Montréal on May 25, 2020.
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Retailers must focus on training customer-facing teams to succeed post-coronavirus.
Cities can prepare for climate change emergencies by adding green spaces to help manage stormwater, heat stress and air quality.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the lack of green space available to those living in urban areas. Cities must be managed as ecosystems to make them more liveable and resilient.
The zoom-bombing of online meetings, classes and social events reflect a disturbing trend.
Zoom-bombing disrupts people's use of the Zoom platform for work, study and socializing. Zoom-bombing events have included racist and misogynist attacks on users.
The COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity for us to rethink and redesign how schools support children’s social connections and opportunities for informal play and recreation.
Global experts in child development say recess will be critical for children’s well-being when schools reopen, so education authorities should see planning recess as a high priority.
Circles painted on the grass in San Francisco’s Dolores Park encourage social distancing and help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Spending some time outdoors can help restore mental well-being, but physical distancing remains important during the coronavirus pandemic.
Staff members stand at a window as they watch a parade of well-wishers driving by Orchard Villa Care home, in Pickering, Ont., on April 25, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
As governments start to return to a new normal, people with disabilities in care facilities are still in serious danger of being left behind during the coronavirus pandemic.
A sign outside Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C., explains visitor restrictions to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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Hospitals have requested that people avoid non-emergency visits, and conspiracy theorists are posting images of empty parking lots online as false proof that COVID-19 is an elaborate hoax.
A mural of Cardi B updated by the artist Colton Valentine to include a face mask in San Antonio. Cardi B’s instagram post, ‘Shit is getting real’ went viral.
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Now that we know what essential work is, it seems the perfect time to reflect upon the not-so-essential work of celebrities.
Until entertainment industries can turn the lights back on, companies should follow strict crisis response strategies.
Companies ought to take this time to take stock of and imagine different possible scenarios and to collaborate with their key people.
A woman holds her newborn son right after giving birth; they are still in the birthing pool after labour at home.
During a pandemic, a home birth starts looking better every second. Midwives with their specialized skills in low-risk normal birth can be of great service.
Un homme passe devant un grand panneau qui annonce les Jeux olympiques de Tokyo de 2020. Les organisateurs ont résisté aux demandes de reporter ou d’annuler les Jeux, prévus pour le 24 juillet.
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Alors que les événements sportifs du monde entier sont annulés ou remis, le Comité international olympique refuse pour l'instant d'annuler les Jeux olympiques d'été à Tokyo.