Reinvesting some of the $2 billion Ontario is spending could keep more families together.
For youth under state guardianship the state has assumed the role of the parent. But state parenting falls short of how most people would treat their children.
Last May, churches in low income communities across New York offered COVID-19 testing to residents in conjunction with Northwell Health and New York State, where COVID-19 hit residents the hardest.
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How two Canadian teams of economists and epidemiologists studied COVID-19 from a social science perspective to show that higher national income inequality is associated with worse COVID outcomes.
Paper is part of seasonal marketing for both bricks and mortar and online retailers.
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The sensory importance of touch and nostalgia are some reasons retailers won’t turn the page on paper catalogues.
An office building made with cross-laminated timber in Tokyo, Japan.
As more companies feature wood and other bio-based products in their offices, what are opportunities and limitations of making corporate net-zero carbon pledges about building materials?
La Hongrie contre la Norvège, à Zagreb, en Croatie, aux Championnats d’Europe de handball de plage.
Laissons les femmes et les jeunes filles s’habiller comme elles veulent pour pratiquer leur sport, et non selon un idéal féminin fantasmé par les hommes.
The ongoing construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, near Kamloops, B.C., in September 2021. China’s clean energy plans could create problems for Canada.
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Canada has neglected to keep up with China’s climate politics, putting the future of the country’s fossil fuel exports at risk.
La première dose de vaccin Pfizer-BioNTech contre le Covid-19 au Canada est prête à être utilisée au Michener Institute de Toronto à la mi-décembre 2020, soit moins d'un an après que l'Organisation mondiale de la santé ait déclaré le Covid-19 pandémique.
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S’ils veulent vraiment redorer leur image, les grands labos feraient bien de profiter de leur popularité actuelle pour privilégier les pratiques socialement responsables.
Adele performs in Los Angeles at ‘One Night Only’ in October.
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Everyone is raving about Adele’s new album ‘30.’ A mathematician muses about the “Adele sequence”: the patterns of numbers in her album name.
Media coverage of public health advisories has caused anxiety in many citizens who may deem tourism activities too risky during the pandemic.
Now that restrictions are lifting and leisure travel is resuming, we need to be reminded that travel has positive effects on our health and wellness.
The Beach Handball Euro 2017 Hungary vs. Norway in Zagreb, Croatia.
While the style and fit of sport apparel may seem like a minor detail in the broader scheme of things, what if it’s not? Let’s let women and girls dress for the role they want to play in women’s sport.
Legislation on the right to disconnect sounds promising. But does it really address why workers are putting in so many hours long after their work day should be done?
The right to disconnect can be the catalyst an organization needs to review its workplace policies. But what’s really needed is a cultural shift that gives workers more control over how they work.
Experts believe that mindfulness offers a solution to intolerance.
Mindfulness might not be an easy answer to the divisiveness that surrounds us, but an accurate understanding that includes the practice of acceptance may help encourage sincerity and understanding.
Canada’s Sarah Fillier celebrates her goal during overtime play of a women’s hockey game against the United States in a pre-Olympic Games series in October 2021.
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The audience for women’s professional hockey is waiting to be recognized and realized by the same energy and commitment broadcasters devote to men’s hockey.
Plants are more than background foliage in our busy lives. Our relationship with plants supports human health and well-being in many ways.
Plants support human health not only in terms of providing food, oxygen and shade. Our relationships with plants facilitate political decisions and actions that support health in the city.
Still from ‘I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors,’ the film version of Toronto-born Bernice Eisenstein’s memoir.
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The past of the Holocaust still haunts the present and calls out to Canadian writers. Their works of poetry and prose are forms of remembrance that command our attention.
The pandemic has changed the relationship between a country’s residents and its borders.
Covid-19 has raised important questions about the many different ways of belonging to a country: where does the boundary between insiders and outsiders lie and who should be in or out?
An anti-vaccination protester holds an upside down Canadian flag during a demonstration outside the venue of a Liberal Party election campaign event, in Newmarket, Ont.
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Vaccine hesitancy has been a subject of intense study in the field of scientific communication. Anti-vaxxers’ recent radicalization needs to be looked at.
While Canadian universities are paying more attention to anti-racism and equity, more must be done to incorporate those values into the education students receive.
Universities can ensure students in all disciplines are learning how to contribute to a world that they and future generations want to live in.
A woman marks the first day of legalization of cannabis across Canada as she lights a joint in a Toronto park in October 2018.
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As many as 33 American states and several European countries are looking to legalize recreational cannabis. Canada’s experience has lessons for them about how best to sell cannabis.
Toronto-based comedy duo ‘Wishful Genies’ is behind spoof superhero trailer ‘Habib,’ which has had over 80,000 YouTube views since its March upload.
Twenty years after 9/11, in a climate of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racist backlash, two comedians use satire to help change the stories we tell.