Regional Chief Terry Teegee speaks to the press n Victoria on Oct. 24, 2019 after Premier John Horgan announced Indigenous human rights will be recognized in B.C. with new legislation .
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolit
British Columbia recently introduced groundbreaking legislation to implement the rights of Indigenous Peoples. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of this historic achievement.
La recherche démontre que l’usage du cannabis chez des personnes atteintes de troubles de stress post-traumatique pourrait diminuer l’éventualité d’une dépression ou d’un suicide.
La Presse Canadienne/Ryan Remiorz
La consommation de cannabis est courante chez les survivants de traumatismes et peut améliorer certains des symptômes des personnes atteintes du TSPT.
Mercury levels in Pacific sardines could rise by as much as 14 per cent if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.
Regulations have lowered mercury emissions globally, but the risks to ocean ecosystems and human health may be getting worse.
Memory can serve as a heavy reminder of the past. Indigenous people gather in Shubenacadie, N.S., in June 2008 to remember the residents of a former residential school and the abuses they suffered.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Dembeck
Memories can be powerful tools to address humanity’s most difficult political, sociological and environmental problems
Research shows that cannabis use by people living with post-traumatic stress disorder may reduce their likelihood of depression and suicide.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Cannabis use is common among trauma survivors, and may improve some of the symptoms of those with PTSD.
La morsure d'un chien enragé peut donner l'impression qu'une personne a des caractéristiques animales.
La peur de la rage, une maladie qui semblait transformer les gens en bêtes, a inspiré la croyance en des êtres surnaturels comme les vampires ou les loups-garous.
A rabid dog’s bite can make a person seem to have animal characteristics.
Fear of a disease that seemed to turn people into beasts might have inspired belief in supernatural beings that live on in today's creepy Halloween costumes.
Drones are increasingly used to gather information and inform research. As technology develops longer-lasting batteries and more sensitive cameras, the role of drones in research will continue to grow.
Drones have proven extremely useful for research, collecting detailed data to help monitor hard-to-access areas.
Des partisans du Bloc Québécois célèbrent l'élection de 32 députés lors de la soirée électorale, à Montréal.
La Presse Canadienne/Graham Hughes
La stratégie des libéraux visait à effrayer les électeurs et à les éloigner des conservateurs en établissant des comparaisons avec leurs politiciens provinciaux. Ça n'a pas marché au Québec.
Bloc supporters react as results come in on federal election night in Montreal.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The Bloc surged because the Liberal campaign focused on attacking premiers from other provinces and promised initiatives that already exist in Québec.
Gene therapy trials may mean that the next generation of children born with inherited eye diseases have treatment options.
Gene therapy trials for inherited retinal diseases are blossoming. Blind and partially sighted people are helping to advance the research.
Des études ont montré qu'une alimentation diversifiée et variée est importante pour le maintien d'une bonne santé.
Une revue de la littérature liée à la diversité dans l’alimentation a révélé que la consommation d’une grande variété d'aliments améliore la santé et le bien-être.
User agreements are often long, complex and inaccessible texts that don’t help users understand what exactly is being done with their information.
As more data are collected, it's important for the public to understand how their health information is being used. But user agreements are often complex, lengthy and written in inaccessible language.
Health data can be collected with and without patient consent, and can produce significant research outcomes.
Health data gathered without the patient's consent can provide valuable information; however, transparency is crucial to maintain trust.
A protester wears a mask that reads “Save Me” during a Global Climate Strike in Ottawa on Sept. 27, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The world has witnessed millions of youth demonstrating across the globe about the need for climate action.
Without an understanding of the complexities of medically assisted dying, it’s difficult for patients and families to make good decisions.
Nurses who surround the process of medically assisted dying are an important source of insight into the real conversations our society needs to have about what it's really like.
Participants in the Women’s March gather near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in January 2018.
(AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
The United States is exhibiting several of the signs that have historically resulted in uprisings and revolutions. Is another American revolution looming?
Studies have shown that a diverse and varied diet is important to maintaining health.
A review of research related to diversity in diet found studies repeatedly show that eating a wide variety of foods improves health and wellbeing.
Camels in the Gobi Desert.
Mineral-rich Mongolia is experiencing a mining boom, but its growth is creating distrust and conflict with herder communities.
Polls show the gap between conservatives and liberals is widening on the issue of climate change.
Vehicle emissions and industrial facilities are contributing to climate change, but many conservatives don't believe it.