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Neoliberal housing policies and financialization over the past four decades has helped transform housing in Canada from human necessity to an investment opportunity. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

New study reveals intensified housing inequality in Canada from 1981 to 2016

The conversation about housing policies needs to highlight the significant role the state plays in creating existing housing problems, and providing the resulting solutions.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation former Federal Director Aaron Wudrick announces the winners of the 18th annual Teddy Waste Awards during a news conference on Parliament Hill in 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s politics are anti-Indigenous — so why do media outlets still quote them?

When the media consults the CTF, it demonstrates contemporary hostility towards Indigenous nations. Viewing the CTF’s advocacy as a whole demonstrates their orientation very clearly.
Virtual care is a way to deliver health-care services using technology to remotely connect patients and health professionals. (Shutterstock)

Virtual care still has a place in post-pandemic health care

Given the success of telehealth and virtual care during the pandemic, it would be a mistake to automatically return to pre-pandemic norms of health care.
A portion of the Coquihalla Highway near Hope, B.C., is destroyed following heavy rains and mudslides in B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. floods reveal fragile food supply chains — 4 ways to manage the crisis now and in the future

Food supply chains had already taken a serious hit by panic-purchasing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The B.C. floods remind us how effective supply chain management planning can help avert crises.
La route Transcanadienne sous les eaux à Abbotsford en Colombie-Britannique le 16 novembre 2021. La Presse Canadienne/Jonathan Hayward

Inondations et glissements de terrain en C-B : les effets d’une « rivière atmosphérique »

Une rivière atmosphérique est une bande d’air chaud et chargé d’humidité de plusieurs centaines de kilomètres de long et de large. Il peut déverser d’énormes quantités de pluie sur une vaste zone.
Tangki penyimpanan Colonial Pipeline. Pada 7 Mei 2021, perusahaan jaringan pipa bahan bakar ini mengalami serangan siber ransomware. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Meningkatnya serangan siber ransomware selama pandemi COVID-19 dapat membawa kita pada era baru internet

Jumlah data dan transaksi online membludak. Hal itu dapat meningkatkan kemungkinan serangan siber, salah satu cara untuk mengatasinya adalah dengan mengatur bagan di internet.
Sharks and rays have ruled the ocean for 420 million years, but that reign may be slipping. (Mark Erdmann)

Sharks and rays are in free fall: More than one-third are threatened with extinction from overfishing

Nearly all species of sharks and rays are captured in fishing operations. But research shows that fishing quotas and closing some areas to fishing can help rebuild threatened populations.
Why do we give without expecting anything in return? Research into a Silicon Valley business accelerator program shows bonding rituals play a big role. (Shutterstock)

A study of entrepreneurs explains why we sometimes give without receiving

New research on giving in a business setting could offer insights into human interactions and critical lessons for organizations looking to build a more collaborative culture.
Listening is often referred to as a muscle — it has to be developed. Building good listening skills can be a boon to any workplace. (Alexander Suhorucov/Pexels)

How ‘deliberate listening’ builds bonds between managers and workers

With the rise of remote and hybrid work, employees are more isolated than ever. Here’s how ‘deliberate listening’ can help create a foundation for collaboration in this changing world of work.

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