Smoke from wildfires blankets downtown Calgary.
Governments can align their policies to tackle both climate change and post-pandemic recovery.
Good governance is critical for growth. But Canadian startups haven’t yet got a handle on the importance of governance when seeking investors.
Good business requires good governance, and startups require a particular kind of governance to help them grow and prosper. That's why it's so important for startups to get governance right early on.
Antibiotics do not shorten or reduce the severity of colds or flu, but they could produce adverse effects that make you feel even worse.
Resistant bacteria aren't the only risk posed by overprescribing antibiotics. A more immediate risk is side-effects and reactions, which a new review shows are surprisingly frequent and often severe.
Would you drink beer made from wastewater?
To continue to sustain or grow populations — and economies — more is going to have to be done with the same amount of water, or even less.
Witch-identified folks are sharing spells online in an act of magical resistance in advance of the U.S. election.
As the U.S. election approaches, various groups have mobilized to vote. But witches have taken it a little further, organizing online spellcasting meet-ups to engage in magical resistance.
If your family has decided to trick-or-treat or give out candy, you’ll want to sit down with your kids and lay some ground rules that take the pandemic into consideration.
Experts in child development and infectious disease help parents make informed decisions about Halloween and provide tips for communicating with children effectively.
One-year-old Quentin Brown is held by his mother, Heather Brown, as he eyes a swab while being tested for COVID-19 at a new walk-up testing site at Chief Sealth High School in Seattle on Aug. 28, 2020.
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Child health psychologists offer research-based strategies to prepare kids for pain-free and distress-free COVID-19 testing.
A lifeguard disinfects mattresses used to slide down a water slide in Bromont, Que., in June 2020 as water parks reopened in the province.
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Clear and consistent safety messaging in workplaces is imperative for employees both young and old.
The first debate of the U.S. presidential election was a disturbing but unsurprising display of white privileged masculinity.
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Bullying tactics are increasingly under scrutiny, yet the display we saw during the first U.S. presidential debate is proof that some men still think those old rules are still at play.
The coming-of-age French indie film ‘Cuties’ sparked a backlash because of a poster that went viral.
The outrage over the teen film 'Cuties' diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Rick Mirer (3) is sacked for a seven-yard-loss by Kevin Henry (76) of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter of their NFL game on Dec. 26, 1993.
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In the NFL, anti-Black racism shows up in the disparities between concussion settlements to injured athletes. The amounts of the payouts are determined using assessments that rely on racist science.
Companies are increasingly turning to virtual hiring methods, including interviews that don’t involve human interaction.
Asynchronous video interviews, or AVIs, are a virtual hiring trend that are gaining a lot of traction. Here's how job candidates and organizations can best use them.
A physical distancing sign is seen at Hastings Elementary school in Vancouver, Sept. 2, 2020.
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Addressing children's and youth's needs requires the expertise and support of educational assistants, school psychologists and all workers who collaborate to build caring school communities.
La prise de notes à la main est un outil cognitif et une technique d’étude incontournables.
Prendre des notes à la main implique de manipuler et de transformer l’information de manière à en approfondir la compréhension.
Marijuana use in pregnancy is linked to preterm birth and small for gestational age infants.
Legalization and social acceptability of marijuana have contributed to a false perception that it's safe to use in pregnancy. The truth is, there is no known safe level of prenatal marijuana exposure.
Notetaking by hand is an indispensable cognitive tool and study technique.
Taking notes by hand involves manipulating and transforming information in ways that lead to deeper understanding.
Parents and the public are in the dark about how Alberta developed its back-to-school plan.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vague references don't cut it. The public deserves to know exactly how Alberta is relying on science, realism and high-quality problem-solving in its back to school plans during COVID-19.
Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro speaks during a press conference in Calgary on May 29, 2020. The Alberta government is proposing legislation to accelerate approvals of private clinics in order to get more surgeries done.
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Recent Alberta legislation increasing privatization in the health sector risks undermining the public health-care system, and will likely put profits over the public interest.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland responds to a question during a news conference on Aug. 20, 2020 in Ottawa.
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Reactions to Chrystia Freeland’s appointment as finance minister demonstrate how qualifications and arguments about merit are deployed to women’s disadvantage in politics.
There is a growing racial consciousness in the wake of the resurgent Black Lives Matter movement. But corporate Canada is still overwhelmingly white. It’s time for a change.
Just as women were unseen until recently, due to institutional sexism, as appropriate candidates for board positions, racialized Canadians are also dismissed due to institutional racism.