Maxime Bernier speaks about his new political party during a news conference in Ottawa in September 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Maxime Bernier's new political party may be able to swipe some votes from the Conservatives. But it's going nowhere if he allows it to remain a conduit for xenophobia, nativism and white supremacy.
Woman working on laptop.
Telecommuting provides an economic benefit for employees working remotely, researchers have found.
Calgarians have voted against a proposal to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Here a young girl learns to skate at the Calgary Olympic Plaza, built for the 1988 Games.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Calgary is the latest city to reject bidding for the Olympics. A lack of a vision for the city and a council concerned with short-term political gains explain why an Olympic plebiscite was defeated.
A narwhal is spotted swimming with a group of belugas in the St. Lawrence.
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM).
What can the story of a lost narwhal and his beluga family tell us about interspecies adoptions?
Canadian orthoodontists were able to sell braces and other orthodental procedures by promising patients better lives with better teeth.
Why do Canadians have such straight white teeth? The story is in the marketing of orthodontics in Canada.
The flu shot decrease the risk of heart attacks in healthy individuals, according to research. Here, pipettes containing immune cells for testing against possible flu vaccines are seen at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., in 2017.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Your risk of a heart attack increases 600 per cent within a week of catching the flu. The flu shot decreases that risk, whether you catch the flu or not.
More than 25,000 people voted for Faith Goldy for mayor of Toronto. What does it mean?
Faith Goldy's third-place finish in the Toronto mayoralty race should not be dismissed. We must be watchful of the potential lessons that other far-right politicians may draw from her campaign.
A and B sample bottles from a human urine doping test. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has set off a controversy by allowing Russia to test its own athletes.
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to lift its ban on Russia's drug testing has set off another controversy about whether there will ever be a level playing field in the world of sports.
‘No labels: Portrait of a Child’ by Sharon McCutcheon. U.S. President Trump has considered launching an attack on transgender rights. We must fight against this discrimination but it is time to let go of the idea of a genderless world.
Sharon McCutcheon / Unsplash
Now that the U.S. government is threatening to define sex as either male or female, we need to fight more than ever for trans rights. But let's give up the utopian ideal of a label-free future.
Expansion of the blacklegged and other tick populations across Canada over the last few years mean an increased risk of diseases like Lyme disease. It is wise to do a full body tick check on ourselves and our pets when we come in from the outdoors.
Fall is peak activity time for adult blacklegged ticks, increasing the risk of tick bites on both people and pets.
Saling membelakangi di ranjang. Kenapa?
Para individu yang menikah lebih cenderung menyatakan rendah gairah ketimbang mereka yang tidak menikah. Laki-laki yang menikah lebih cenderung memberitahukan kesulitan ejakulasi.
Research into how the Toronto police force uses Twitter shows that they use the social media platform mostly to talk among themselves, not engage with the community.
Police forces say they use Twitter to engage with the community. But new research suggests they're usually tweeting to one another.
In this June 2016 photo, a border patrol agent walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego.
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Free trade requires not just the free movement of goods, but of people too. If Donald Trump really wants the U.S. to have a competitive advantage, he should be encouraging more, not fewer, migrants.
People buy fruits and vegetables in May 2017 at the Jean-Talon farmers market in Montreal.
A government report on an upcoming national food policy is an optimistic indication that it will result in both healthier and more sustainable food for Canadians and stronger agri-food industry.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to reporters in Toronto on Sept. 10, 2018, after announcing he’ll invoke the notwithstanding clause in his battle to shrink Toronto city council. Is Ford taking on the “Court Party?”
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov.
Doug Ford’s wielding of the notwithstanding clause is part of a broader opposition to judicial activism that has developed among right-wing politicians and academics in the post-Charter era.
Improved access to Canada’s dairy market for American producers is one of the key unresolved NAFTA issues.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada and the United States are back at the table to try to save NAFTA negotiations. Two key issues need to be resolved.
Access to water – not electricity – can have larger gains for health and well-being.
Providing people with clean drinking water and sanitation is less expensive than grid electrification and it could improve more lives.
Farm-to-school programs aim to bring healthy, local food into schools, foster food literacy and enhance community connectedness
New research will examine how the emerging farm-to-school movement can support local food systems, as well as providing healthy lunches for children.
In Rome, 70 per cent of ingredients in school meals are required by law to be organic. In Brazil, food is a constitutional right for children. Canada lags shamefully behind.
There would be many benefits from a national school food program, including a chance to teach children healthy eating habits that could last a lifetime. Why can't it happen?
New research suggests that midlife Canadians struggle with a variety of sexual problems, with low desire reported as most common for both men and women.
Low libido, problems ejaculating, vaginal pain -- these problems are common for midlife Canadians, and some of them are way more likely if you're married.