The coronavirus pandemic has increased the prominence of women’s voices in the media. Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau and Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam take part in a videoconference on July 31, 2020.
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More women are making appearances in the news media, and this is due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is not all good news: women are interviewed about the effects of the pandemic on their lives.
DUDES Club members and research team at a retreat in northern British Columbia.
DUDES Club, with a little help from Movember, has shown how a grassroots health and mental health initiative could be mobilized to work by, for and with Indigenous men.
As statues topple, business schools must begin seriously decolonizing.
Contemplating the future of the business school means we must decide what kind of society we want our students to create and what reforms are needed to enable them to do so.
In this April 2013 photo, Bangladeshis gather as rescuers look for survivors and victims at the site of the Rana Plaza building that collapsed a day earlier, in Savar, Bangladesh.
Until there are global standards for authentic corporate social responsibility efforts, we will continue to see local impoverishment, hazardous waste and tragic labour accidents in the Global South.
Un magasin Mountain Equipment Co-op à Montréal.
La Presse Canadienne/Paul Chiasson
Depuis sa création, MEC a recueilli des informations sur chaque transaction de chacun de ses cinq millions de membres. Dans l'économie numérique actuelle, ces données sont une mine d'or.
A Mountain Equipment Co-op store in Montréal .
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
Since its inception, Mountain Equipment Co-op has collected information on every single transaction of each of its five million members. In the current digital economy, this data is a goldmine.
The country has one of the highest rates of rape in the world.
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Adolescents and young adults who reported having experienced sexual violence were more likely to have also had an unintended pregnancy.
In this 2019 promotional photo from McDonald’s, then CEO Steve Easterbrook, fourth from the left, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac with family members of the McDonald’s employee who invented the popular sandwich. Easterbrook has since been dismissed from McDonald’s for inappropriate behaviour.
(Peter Wynn Thompson/AP Images for McDonald's)
Bad behaviour and toxic culture at a company can be corrected if the organization's board of directors states clearly the values they are looking for in a CEO.
Journalists must do more than cover news events. They must challenge the status quo, and dig deeper into the stories they cover. Journalists are seen in a scrum at the federal Liberal cabinet retreat in September 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
It's not enough anymore for journalists to be mere watchdogs. Journalism must address subconscious social biases to give readers a fuller picture of what they need to know.
The Christie Mountain wildfire along Skaha Lake near Penticton, B.C., on August 19, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canada retooled its economy during the Second World War. We must do so again to confront the climate emergency.
In this August 2016 photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss.
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Most populists are only against the system, they aren’t for anything in particular, as Donald Trump’s presidency and Brexit proves. A progressive wave will soon be upon us in response.
Hip fractures are a common injury sustained in falls in long-term care.
Every year, about 70 per cent of long-term care residents have at least one fall, and half of those result in injury. Wearable gear and changes to living spaces aim to prevent falls and limit injury.
Philadelphia’s LOVE Park, featuring a sculpture by American artist Robert Indiana, shows how love can shape our cities and their futures.
City dwellers love their homes but there are different types of love that shape how cities are viewed and how they work.
As employees work from home, companies are becoming more vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Businesses need to develop their cyber-resiliency by examining their business practices, and stopping, continuing or starting cybersecurity measures.
Rather than blank boarded-up storefronts, artists in Vancouver have created murals to offer inspiration, public health messaging and beauty during the coronavirus pandemic. This one is by Will Phillips.
During COVID-19, boarded-up storefronts host various new types of inspirational, informational and decorative murals that should be read critically as representing political agendas for the future.
The ongoing coronavirus crisis appears to be speeding up the deglobalization process.
The coronavirus is accelerating the deglobalization process. Here's why that's happening and what it means for the post-pandemic future.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Chrystia Freeland have relied heavily on the science-based advice of Chief Medical Officer Theresa Tam during the coronavirus pandemic.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The effective integration of science into policy-making improves legislation and leads to effective solutions for society — and not only during times of crisis like the coronavirus pandemic.
Part of the Kanaka Bar solar energy project.
(Andrew Wright, CERG)
Many remote Indigenous communities in British Columbia rely on expensive generators that run on diesel despite having the potential to tap into renewable energy.
U.S. President Donald Trump has often been documented bullshitting. In a business setting, however, bullshitters can be harder to identify.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Understanding the distinction between bullshit and lying is essential. We can reveal a lie by uncovering the truth, but dealing effectively with bullshit is more complicated.
La ministre de la Santé, Patty Hajdu, en compagnie de l'administratrice en chef de l'Agence de la santé publique du Canada, Theresa Tam, et du premier ministre Justin Trudeau, lors d'une conférence de presse sur le coronavirus qui s'est tenue à Ottawa, le 11 mars.
La Presse Canadienne/Adrian Wyld
Que l’on soit ou non en situation de crise, l’intégration efficace de la science dans la prise de décisions politiques améliore les projets de loi et mène à des solutions efficaces pour la société.