Pints of craft beer are seen on the bar at Main Street Brewing in Vancouver. Craft beer is experiencing an explosion in popularity.
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Canada's craft beer industry is exploding. But antiquated regulations stemming from the years of the temperance movement is preventing big acquisitions by larger brewers.
The last male Northern white rhino died in February. Two females remain, but extinction seems likely.
We can't save all endangered species, but we could save some. Zoo populations will be the last hope for many threatened species.
Killmonger, the evil villain of ‘Black Panther,’ has plans of global insurgencies to liberate Black people.
The lead villain of Black Panther is a complex character who represents years of conflicting debates among African American leaders about how to achieve Black liberation.
Get out of your routine and do something different, like taking a hot-air balloon ride, on your long weekend. It will help you feel fully recharged.
(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
A long weekend approaches. Here's how to make it feel like a vacation, and return to work feeling fully recharged.
Protestors stand behind burning barricades during clashes with riot police near the Tunisian capital of Tunis in January 2018. Violent protests over price hikes raised fears of broader unrest in the country that was the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
(AP Photo/Amine Landoulsi)
Decentralization in the Middle East and North Africa is supposed to lead to greater public representation in municipal politics. In fact, it is largely strengthening authoritarianism.
Attention aux yeux des bovins.
Des maladies touchant les animaux peuvent se transmettre aux humains. C’est le cas de pathologies portées par des parasites. Plus nous perturbons l’environnement plus des cas peuvent se produire.
Thelazia gulosa is an eyeworm parasite that infects cows. But an Oregon woman’s discovery of the worms in her own eye has raised concerns about parasites that jump from animals to humans.
A stomach-churning viral video of an Oregon woman who describes removing cattle eyeworms from her eye has renewed interest in parasites that jump from animals to humans. Here's all you need to know.
Canada is on track to legalize marijuana on July 1. But why was it criminalized in the first place?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canada is legalizing marijuana on July 1. But how the drug became criminalized in the first place is an interesting saga that involves anti-Chinese racism and international influence.
Most Canadians eat at least double the daily adequate intake of sodium. And, shockingly, 93 per cent of children aged four to eight exceed Health Canada’s Tolerable Upper Intake Level.
Most men, women and children in Canada exceed the tolerable upper limits of salt for their bodies. Consumers need to understand how much salt is too much -- to avoid hypertension and heart disease.
People attend a rally in memory of Tina Fontaine in Montreal, Saturday, February 24, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The police investigation in the Raymond Cormier case relied on a controversial undercover technique known as Mr. Big, a method prohibited in the U.S., U.K and Germany.
National Day of Unplugging is soon upon us. For the good of your mental and physical health, unplug your smartphone – not just for one day a year, but routinely.
March 9-10 is a National Day of Unplugging, a 24-hour break from technology. Disconnecting from our devices is good for our health and our connections with loved ones and our communities.
Women face myriad barriers running for office and it’s time to knock down those obstacles starting at the municipal level.
In this November 2017 photo, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland sits between Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, right, and Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie.
(The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)
Canadian women are under-represented in politics and are hesitant to run for office for myriad reasons. Here's what needs to be done, especially at the municipal level, to get more women in office.
On International Women’s Day in 2016, a demonstrator carries a cross that reads in Spanish: “For you, for all” to protest violence against women. International Women’s Day is much more widely celebrated in Latin America than it is in Canada and the United States, but injustices for women is a global phenomenon.
(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Women everywhere have low status relative to men. This is a global phenomenon and there are no exceptions, and there is much work to be done in Canada and everywhere. The time is now.
Farmer-led development projects in places like Tanzania, shown here, can increase access to food and water, and reconnect people to nature.
Farmer-led development work can improve people's lives, provide access to food and water - and re-connect them to nature.
Bad research techniques have called into question the results of many psychology studies. Fixing the problem starts with making sure students don't pick up bad habits.
Research shows that children are less likely to cyberbully others if they believe that the adults in their life would punish them for it.
Research shows that parents play the most important role in prevention of cyberbullying. Here are four ways they can step up for their kids.
A man walks through a greenhouse in October 2017 at a learning centre in Uganda where sustainable agriculture techniques, such as drought-resistant crops and tree planting, are taught.
(AP Photo/Adelle Kalakouti)
At present on the African continent, the politics of persuasion are especially consequential in the area of agri-food research and development.
Once a respiratory virus like influenza has entered your home or workplace, it is wise to treat the space like a hospital and practice infection prevention and control.
From face-touching to virus-contaminated electronic devices, a scientist offers some tips on eradicating the flu virus from your home.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, seen here at the provincial legislature in January, is among politicians who have threatened to sue political foes.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The trend of politicians suing other politicians is worrisome since it risks limiting free speech. But there's a solution at hand known as anti-SLAPP legislation.
Colten Boushie’s uncle, Alvin Baptiste, and his brother Jace Boushie address demonstrators gathered outside of the courthouse in North Battleford, Sask.,on Feb.10, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith
It's time for an overhaul of the justice system in Canada: How juries are selected, how Indigenous victims are treated and to challenge embedded racism within police forces and courts.