Some lumpfish are friendly, others not so much.
Personality profiling reveals hidden behaviour of cleaner fish used to control parasites in salmon aquaculture.
High-touch surfaces in grocery stores were tested as a potential transmission point for SARS-CoV-2.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
The risk of COVID-19 exposure from high-touch surfaces within grocery stores is low if physical distancing guidelines and recommended cleaning protocols are followed.
Afghan women march to demand their rights under Taliban rule during a demonstration near the former Women’s Affairs Ministry building in Kabul.
How can we reconcile competing claims that colonialism of any kind is detrimental with the view that Afghanistan has been failed by the West?
Farmers harvesting rice
Smallholder rice farmers in Ghana should be supported by the government to access finance needed to adopt modern technologies for greater productivity.
A waitress wears a mask while carrying drinks for guests inside the Blu Martini restaurant in Kingston, Ont., in July 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
Should the chronic hiring struggles of Canadian restaurants be referred to as a labour shortage, or can it be more accurately portrayed as a retention issue fuelled by a lack of decent work?
An effective approach to allergy communications is for servers to ask customers about food allergies.
Dining out can be risky and stressful for people with allergies, in part because many restaurant employees lack the training, skills and confidence to manage food allergies safely and effectively.
Some programs or activities may inadvertently help curb greenhouse gas emissions or help communities adapt. Countries must take stock of these if we are to fully understand how close we are to meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Every five years nations must evaluate their progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement. But this “stocktake” lacks detail making it difficult to measure progress on climate action.
Un labre nettoyeur commun dans un aquarium.
Les poissons-nettoyeurs se nourrissent des parasites qui vivent sur les autres poissons. Ils pourraient aider à nettoyer les élevages de saumons infestés de parasites.
Une peur des aiguilles non maîtrisée est très pénible à vivre et peut influencer les choix en matière de soins de santé. Des méthodes fondées sur la science peuvent aider les gens à surmonter leur phobie et à se faire vacciner.
Une personne sur 10 a une grande peur des aiguilles, au point de perturber les campagnes de vaccination. Mais il existe des moyens efficaces de gérer la douleur et l’angoisse.
Anishinaabe musician Melody McKiver.
plays at the Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax, May 2018.
Meditations on improvisation in a year of both COVID-19 and what some called ‘the other pandemic’ of racism push us to go deeper to find ways to sustain healthy public common life.
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole greets supporters at a campaign event in Québec City.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
The dominant issue of the 2021 election is Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery. For Conservatives, it’s also about Erin O’Toole and whether his masculine brand can win votes.
The village of Westport, Ont., northeast of Kingston, is like many vibrant rural communities in Canada that deserve to be heard on election day.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Whether Canada is able to address the most pressing challenges of the next several generations requires the full participation and support of rural people and places.
Unmanaged needle fear is very distressing for those affected and can influence health-care choices. Science-backed methods can help people manage their phobia and get vaccinated.
For the one in 10 people with a significant fear of needles, getting a vaccination is distressing. This can disrupt vaccination campaigns, but there are effective ways to manage pain and fear.
Les cas de la sculptrice Camille Claudel (1864-1943) et de Britney Spears révèlent des situations où des femmes talentueuses ont été déclarées mentalement inaptes après des interventions familiales.
(Wikimedia Commons/CP PICTURE ARCHIVE/Paul Chiasson)
Il y a cent ans, des médecins ont estimé que la sculptrice Camille Claudel pouvait être libérée de l’asile, mais sa famille a refusé. Son histoire rappelle celle, contemporaine, de Britney Spears.
By 1980, all U.S. states required immunization for school attendance. Ontario followed suit in 1982.
(AP Photo/Leo Correa)
The effects of Ontario’s compulsory school immunization show there are advantages and disadvantages of requiring vaccination.
In the cases of both sculptor Camille Claudel (1864-1943) and Britney Spears, we see situations where talented women were declared mentally unfit after family interventions.
(Wikimedia Commons/CP PICTURE ARCHIVE/Paul Chiasson)
Family members seeking to control women artists isn’t new. In the 1920s, doctors thought sculptor Camille Claudel could be released from the care of an asylum, but her family refused.
The German gymnastics team at the Tokyo Olympics wore full-legged unitards that went down to their ankles, eschewing the traditional bikini cut that ends high on the hip. The athletes said they were trying to combat the sexualization of young women and girls in their sport, which is trying to recover from a decades-long sexual abuse scandal.
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
The Tokyo Olympic Games are being called the most gender-equal Games ever — but does that label hold up under scrutiny?
Migrating monarch butterflies rest at Pismo Beach, Calif. on their way to Mexico.
Raising monarch butterflies is a popular hobby, but concerns have been raised about its contribution to population decline. Research shows that monarchs raised in captivity are still able to join the migration.
Deux infirmières de la santé publique vaccinent des adultes dans une clinique de vaccination contre la polio à Southey, en Saskatchewan, en 1960.
(Association des infirmiers et infirmières du Canada, Bibliothèque et Archives Canada )
Au plus fort de la polio et de la grippe H1N1, les Canadiens étaient impatients de se faire vacciner, mais l’enthousiasme est vite retombé une fois la crise passée.
When star performers leave, research shows it can lead to turnover contagion — especially when company leaders fail to motivate or inspire.
When our colleagues quit, are we more or less likely to quit too? Is quitting contagious? Research shows it depends on the departing
employee’s performance — and what kind of manager is in charge.