Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston and Nella Larsen are on this short list of enduring must-read writers.
Left to right: Nobel Prize, U.S. Library of Congress, Yale archive
Here is a small list of pivotal texts by African American women from the past century.
Les développements des technologies comme la robotique et la réalité virtuelle ouvrent de nouvelles possibilités d'expériences sexuelles.
Les développements des technologies comme la robotique et la réalité virtuelle ouvrent de nouvelles possibilités d'expériences sexuelles. Serons-nous tolérants avec leurs adeptes ?
Tax breaks or exemptions for those working in pharmacy, health insurance and pharmaceutical industries could help bolster support for a national pharmacare plan.
Two community pharmacists suggest a way for improving the palatability of evidence-based universal pharmacare -- for those working in health insurance, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry.
Sex with robots will increase, as technological developments produce new love interests.
Developments in technologies like robotics and virtual reality are opening new possibilities for sexual experiences.
An ad for the city of Las Vegas features a lesbian couple who decide to get married. Ads featuring same-sex couples face a backlash, particularly from conservative consumers, but there are ways to make them more accepted.
Most North American consumers generally prefer advertising with male-female couples rather than same-sex couples. But changes in how brands frame the messages of advertisements could change that.
Using databases and community partnerships, we can end TB in Canada.
In Manitoba, Canada, researchers have used health databases to better understand how people with tuberculosis interact with the health-care system.
C-sections can have long-term complications for moms and babies.
A Lancet series shows that C-sections are performed for non-medical reasons in private health while poor women who need the surgery don't have access.
It’s time to seriously rethink giving tax breaks for charitable donations, since ultimately taxpayers foot the bill for the deductions anyway.
Several countries — namely Austria, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and Switzerland — have removed tax benefits for charitable donations. Here's why Canada should follow suit.
The Government of Canada must reassess its responsibility to protect road users.
In the wake of Humboldt bus crash, the federal government must reassess its responsibility to protect road users.
Se mettre en forme et mieux manger font partie des obsessions de notre société, relayées par nos gouvernements, les médias et l'industrie du divertissement.
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Pourquoi l'exercice et l'alimentation prennent autant de place ? Pourquoi la minceur est-elle devenue une vertu et le surpoids, son contraire ? Il faut chercher du côté du message que la société envoie.
The idea that fat is lazy and thin is virtuous has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by industry and media today.
Moralistic talk about food, exercise and bodies has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by corporations. Collectively, we can resist.
How much judges are paid is a thorny issue for governments. It shouldn’t be.
Secure and appropriate compensation for judges is a constitutionally recognized component of judicial independence. Here's why politics must not be allowed to interfere with it.
In this 2012 photo, grandmother Janet Kitheka, 63, collects her adopted “granddaughter” Lucy, 13, at the end of the school day in the yard of the Hot Courses Primary School, in the village of Nyumbani which caters to children who lost their parents to HIV, and grandparents who lost their children to HIV in Kenya.
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Research shows that Aspirin could reduce the number of HIV infections in women at high risk for HIV, such as Kenyan female sex workers.
Canadians are up in arms about Statistics Canada’s push for their financial data. They shouldn’t be.
Statistics Canada has been tone-deaf in its push for the financial data of Canadians from banks, but that data is essential to forming good public policy.
Successful therapy involves collaboration. Both therapist and client work at maintaining a positive relationship and need to continuously respond and adjust to the other.
Therapy works. But success has little to do with your therapist’s experience, gender, graduate degree, or even the school of therapy they practise.
Animals in the western Arctic have higher levels of mercury in their bodies than those in the eastern Arctic.
A new study demystifies regional differences in mercury levels in marine animals in the Canadian Arctic.
Canadian troops arrive to a UN base in Gao, Mali, on in June 2018, amid an insurgency by jihadist and ethnic rebel groups. Canada has yet to impose sanctions on the African country because it lacks names to target for asset freezes and other measures.
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The federal government has set aside $22.2 million to develop and co-ordinate sanctions while educating Canadians about their obligations. Where to start is the first question.
In this November 2017 photo, unemployed Dave Cherkewski discusses how he was helped by Ontario’s basic income pilot project.
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The cancellation of Ontario’s basic income pilot not only violates our ethical obligations to participants. It also means forfeiting a valuable research opportunity on income security.
There’s a hue and cry about Doug Ford’s scrapping of Ontario’s basic income project. But the project was a failing experiment with a dearth of high-quality data.
Ontario's basic income project was deeply flawed and cursed by a lack of quality data. It needs a major overhaul.
Refugee Journeys is a board game designed to help front-line workers and educators confront their bias towards refugees.
Many Canadians have volunteered to help newcomers adjust to society. This board game was developed to help these volunteers understand what it feels like to enter a new country and build a new life.