A city worker helps a woman who decided to cross St. Mark’s square on a gangway despite a prohibition to do so in Venice on Nov. 17, 2019.
(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Venice is a beautiful city with legendary myths that have attracted travellers for hundreds of years. These myths may be what brings the resources needed to save the city.
Deux dents : les premiers fossiles de singe trouvés en Serbie.
L'ascension et la chute des singes dans l'Europe ancienne devraient nous rappeler la relation précaire de notre propre espèce avec les changements climatiques.
The time has come to accept that energy corridors and fossil fuel exports will be a declining feature of Canada’s economic future.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
In the aftermath of the election, what is striking about many of the policy positions of Canada's federal parties is their timidity, especially when it comes to climate change.
Two monkey teeth: the first monkey fossils found in Serbia.
The rise and fall of monkeys in ancient Europe should remind us of our own species' precarious relationship with changing climates.
A culture of perfectionism that begins in medical school is one reason why doctors and other medical professionals struggle to apologize for their mistakes.
Despite protective apology legislation across Canada, many doctors and other health-care professionals remain too afraid or ashamed to apologize after medical errors.
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister manages to keep the red Tories of his caucus happy and appeal to urban voters in Winnipeg in a province where far-right conservatism would not fly.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Those hoping to see from Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister the fiery right-wing political rhetoric often employed by other Conservative leaders in Canada will walk away disappointed.
Will the tax promises from the Liberals and Conservatives put more money in your pocket?
Taxation is one tool politicians think they can use to influence the economy and make life fairer for Canadians.
De la glace à la dérive se forme en mer Baltique où la concentration de microplastiques est à un niveau semblable à celle que l’on trouve dans l’Arctique. L’absorption de microplastiques a un impact sur la façon dont la glace absorbe ou reflète l’énergie du soleil.
Les niveaux de microplastiques dans l'océan augmentent. Il nous faut comprendre comment ils affectent les qualités et les propriétés de la glace de mer, et quel pourrait en être l'impact potentiel.
A health worker spreading disinfectant at a health checkpoint in Goma, DRC.
Nearly everything known about Ebola virus persistence in the reproductive system has resulted from testing semen of West African Ebola virus disease survivors.
La militante Greta Thunberg, au centre à gauche, se joint à une coalition de jeunes leaders de la lutte pour le climat et à des associations environnementales lors d’une manifestation devant les Nations Unies le 30 août 2019 à New-York.
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Une équipe de recherche composée de jeunes militants du climat et d'universitaires examine comment les écologistes apprennent la solidarité et la justice.
Drift ice forming in the Baltic Sea, where microplastic concentrations are at levels similar to those in the Arctic. The incorporation of microplastics into sea ice affects how well the ice absorbs or reflects solar energy.
Levels of microplastics in the ocean are rising. More study is needed to figure out how these microplastics affect the qualities and properties of sea ice, and what the potential impact may be.
Even though the future is unknown, Canada’s employment rate has risen steadily from 53 per cent in 1946 to more than 61 per cent today.
Our inability to foresee the jobs of the future should be tempered by the realization that that jobs have always appeared in the past, regardless of technological advances.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre left, joins a coalition of youth climate leaders and environmental groups during a climate strike outside the United Nations, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York.
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
A research team of youth climate activists and academics is examining how environmentalists learn about solidarity and justice.
Politicians should stop trying to bribe us with our own money and instead propose fundamental structural changes to how governments operate and budget themselves.
Rather than just bribing us with our own money, politicians on the campaign trail should propose structural changes to the way government works and budgets itself.
The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba under Brian Pallister is expected to return to power in the Sept. 10 election.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called an early election and the summertime campaign will likely help his Progressive Conservative government be re-elected.
A trauma-informed lens asks people to shift from thinking ‘What is wrong?“ to 'What happened?”
In some Manitoba schools, educators are working to recognize that the most urgent need for children who have experienced trauma is to establish the child's sense of safety in the school.
A new study shows that workplace sexual harassment significantly impacts the bottom line.
The paper "Me Too: Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Hurt Firm Value?" shows that firms with high levels of sexual harassment decline in value.
Trouver une routine de mise en forme qui convient à votre style de vie et ensuite s'y tenir est la clé pour devenir une personne active.
La recherche montre que plus les adultes s'identifient à l'exercice ou à l'activité physique, plus ils s'y adonnent.
In May 2019, the measure of a kilogram was changed. This has implications for how we measure wealth.
Measurement and standards are at the heart of how we trade commodities and measure wealth. So what happens now that the planet’s most critical standard has been completely overhauled?
The Canadian tax system can, and should, put more money into the pockets of the country’s most disadvantaged citizens.
Tax credit refunds are an effective means of ensuring that Canada's poverty gap, now clearly identified, is addressed for low-income families. So what's taking so long?