People with FASD experience a range of vulnerabilities both from the impacts of prenatal alcohol exposure on the brain and body, and from the adverse life experiences commonly associated with this disability.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a multifaceted disorder. There are complex reasons why this population may be at higher risk for suicide, suicide attempts and suicidal ideation.
Concussion doesn’t just happen in sports or only in teens and young adults; it affects people of all ages and backgrounds.
Canadian researchers are exploring unanswered questions about concussion: How to diagnose it accurately and quickly, how to predict outcomes and promote recovery, and how to prevent it altogether.
Un soldat ukrainien joue avec un chien dans le territoire libéré de la région de Kharkiv en Ukraine, le 12 septembre 2022. Les troupes ukrainiennes ont repris une grande bande de territoire à la Russie.
(AP Photo/Kostiantyn Liberov)
Les forces russes ont clairement battu en retraite en Ukraine, et il semble que Vladimir Poutine puisse perdre le contrôle de la guerre. Quelle est la prochaine étape ?
A Ukrainian soldier plays with a dog as he has a rest in the freed territory in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine on Sept. 12, 2022. Ukrainian troops retook a wide swath of territory from Russia.
(AP Photo/Kostiantyn Liberov)
Russian forces have clearly retreated in Ukraine, and it appears Vladimir Putin may be losing control of the war. What’s next?
Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem speaks at a press conference in Ottawa in June 2022.
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The Bank of Canada’s expansionary monetary policy in 2021 is an important source of the high inflation we are experiencing today.
It is not just the number of words that children hear that is important — the quality of the language children hear also matters.
Given the clear importance of language skills for lifelong outcomes, it is critical to set children up early for language success.
Vladimir Putin appears larger than life on screen as he addresses an audience at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on the eighth anniversary of the annexation of Crimea in March 2022.
(Vladimir Astapkovich/Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)
There’s no question the Russian population is subject to a Russian media largely loyal to the Kremlin. But that doesn’t mean Vladimir Putin lacks genuine supporters.
Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev addresses a group of 150 business executives in San Francisco in June 1990.
(AP Photo/David Longstreath)
While Mikhail Gorbachev was feted in the West — he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 — he was widely despised in Russia by those both mourning and celebrating the end of Soviet power.
If you feel like you are struggling with your mental health, re-connect with a trusted friend, family member or peer.
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The transition to a new school year will be an important time for students to focus on strategies for fostering positive mental health and well-being, and recognizing signs that help may be needed.
Ukrainian servicemen shoot with an SPG-9 recoilless gun during training in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, on July 19, 2022.
(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
In terms of stated war aims, some sort of Russian ‘victory’ — albeit a costly one — is closer than the sort of victory upon which Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has pinned his hopes.
Tyrannosaurus Rex adalah predator teratas di Amerika Utara tepat sebelum dinosaurus punah pada akhir Zaman Kapur.
Dua penemuan baru-baru ini di Alberta dan Uzbekistan telah mengidentifikasi predator teratas di wilayah tersebut selama periode Kapur. Fosil yang telah disimpan selama bertahun-tahun.
Edmonton demonstrators gather to protest against COVID-19 measures and support the ‘freedom convoy’ in February 2022. Research suggests Alberta separatist sentiments have as much to do with antipathy about the federal government and Justin Trudeau as actually leaving Confederation.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Even though they lack the profile of Québec sovereigntists, Alberta separatists are positioned to exert significant political influence on intergovernmental relations in the years to come.
Reconsidering the rules of the game may help prevent concussions and other injuries.
(John Woods/Rugby Canada)
Girls’ rugby is a sport with higher than expected concussion rates. As the sport grows in popularity, preventing concussions is more effective than treating them.
Anti-mask protesters hold signs during a demonstration against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 in St. Thomas, Ont., in 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins
Trying to convince people to trust the basic institutions of Canada and each other is not enough. Economic divisions create a trust divide that threatens Canadians’ way of life.
Love stories and moments born out of art, politics and revolution were showcased in ‘Secrets from the Born Settee,’ a 2019 production originated by University of Regina theatre students.
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Reckoning around colonialism, anti-Black racism, and inequality is immense across different fields in our society. The Future Prairie Theatre project is addressing these urgent social struggles.
A skeleton of an Allosaurus on display at Drouot auction house in Paris, in October 2020. It sold for three million euros, double the asking price.
(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
The sale of fossils at auction houses reflects a problematic trend of privileging profit over knowledge and education.
New twists and turns, as Elon Musk raises concerns about Twitter before the purchase deal is complete.
(Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)
Elon Musk’s recent antics call into question his decision to purchase Twitter. With a US$1 billion termination fee built into the contract, Musk should cut his losses.
Abortion-rights demonstrators hold up letters spelling out ‘My Choice,’ Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Restricting abortion access has negative effects on parents, as well as children and families, including increased poverty, unemployment, pregnancy-related deaths and higher health risks in children.
A piece called ‘The Last Stand’ by David Ellingsen.
Climate artists can offer a vision of tangible networks, activities, behaviours and lifestyles that, rather than damaging the planet, support planetary — and personal — health and well-being.
A Russian military intercontinental ballistic missile launcher rolls by during the 2019 Victory Day military parade celebrating the end of the Second World War in Red Square in Moscow in May 2019.
(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
The sort of scenarios that might lead to the use of nuclear weapons in the Ukraine war would require a significant deterioration in Russian fortunes — and greater western involvement in the conflict.