Nurses tend to a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at the Bluewater Health Hospital in Sarnia, Ont., in January 2022. The pandemic exposed the flaws in Canada’s struggling health-care system, and offers a chance for Canada to reform it if the country’s premiers step up.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The COVID-19 pandemic presents us with a unique opportunity to rethink and reform public health care in Canada. That’s why premiers’ demands for more unconditional health-care dollars are so misguided.
Photo titled ‘Burning My Ship’ by Cynthia Tellez for the photovoice project ‘Take a Walk in My Shoes’
Skilled immigrants need barriers like Canadian experience removed in order for them to successfully integrate into the Canadian economy.
The Canadian charity sector has significant social impact and is committed to providing unwavering support to every aspect of people’s lives.
The 2022 federal budget implements long needed regulations to support the charitable sector.
Portugal has seen little rain since October 2021. By the end of January, 45 per cent of the country was enduring ‘severe’ or ‘extreme’ drought conditions.
(AP Photo/Sergio Azenha)
If the world overshoots its climate targets, drought could cause dryland areas to expand by a quarter and encompass half the Earth’s land area, threatening lives and livelihoods.
Saat bekerja dari rumah, wanita berjuang lebih dari pria untuk menemukan waktu untuk upaya berkelanjutan yang diperlukan untuk menghasilkan penelitian yang baik dan dapat diterbitkan.
A resident sits outside a destroyed apartment building after it was hit by artillery shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 14, 2022.
(AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Military behaviour usually becomes more restrained when troops feel securely in control of a city. That means Ukrainian civilians may bear the brunt of growing Russian military frustration.
When working from home, women struggled more than men to find time for the sustained effort needed to produce good, publishable research. Lack of thinking time is a problem for all knowledge workers.
Supporters cheer on truck drivers in the “freedom convoy” headed for Ottawa from an overpass in Kingston, Ont., on Jan. 28.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
Our age of agnosis is increasingly coming into contact in ways beyond historical standards and recorded memory. Empathy, not apathy, is needed now more than ever before.
‘Dry’ month campaigns have gained traction with people increasingly taking a time out from alcohol use for one month.
On the surface, sober months like Dry January and Dry February are great. But we need to broaden the discussion around how privilege and policy impact one’s relationship with alcohol and other drugs.
In Georgia, the Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened.
(Zach J. Beavers)
As more countries flirt with democratic backsliding, we should all be concerned. We can look to academic freedom as a gauge.
Successfully innovating requires business executives to create an innovation-focused company culture, to engage strategically beneficial innovation practices and to avoid those that only work for certain industries.
Innovative companies engage in many highly touted best practices. While they can enhance competitiveness, some are more important than others and need a strategy for effective implementation.
Les satellites Starlink sont bien visibles dans le ciel nocturne.
Les mégaconstellations de satellites encombreront visuellement le ciel nocturne, perturbant la recherche astronomique. Et les dommages environnementaux causés par ces satellites sont encore inconnus.
Starlink satellites are quite visible in the night sky.
Megaconstellations of satellites will visually clutter the night sky, disrupting astronomical research. And the environmental damage caused by these satellites is still unknown.
An oil-drilling rig surrounded by canola and hay fields near Cremona, Alta.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canada must move away from using fossil fuels, but a transition that comes too fast could harm the economy. Policy-makers must strike a balance between energy security and economic growth.
Left to right, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Finance Minister Allan MacEachen and Québec Premier René Lévesque attend the constitutional conference in Ottawa on Nov. 5, 1981 — the morning after eight premiers hastily pieced together a constitutional accord.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Poling
The constitutional reform agreement reached in November 1981 has produced a bitterness in national relations that lingers to this day and imposes on Canada a cost that has weakened the nation.
L’élimination progressive des combustibles fossiles nécessite que l’on considère la production actuelle comme un sommet, et que l’extraction et les infrastructures doivent désormais décliner.
(Green Energy Futures/flickr)
Le Canada ne cessera pas l’exploitation de son pétrole du jour au lendemain. Les métiers spécialisés seront essentiels pour mettre fin à l’industrie et créer de nouveaux emplois.
Phasing out fossil fuels means that today’s production is the peak, and that from here on out extraction and infrastructure must decline over time.
(Green Energy Futures/flickr)
If Canada chooses to keep its oil in the ground, it doesn’t mean turning off the tap overnight. Skilled trades will be key to winding down the industry and building up new lines of work.
The Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, reflected in the water.
A curious kid asks: Why are the northern lights only spotted at areas around the poles?
Global transportation and logistics forecasts suggest conflicts could increase by as much as 1,209 per cent by 2050.
A recent survey of top executives at companies that operate at sea found environmental reporting practices were not a top priority and put the health of the marine environment at risk.
La technologie portable peut aider les athlètes d'élite, mais parfois, accumuler trop de données peut aussi poser problème.
Les technologies portables et leur potentiel futur offrent aux athlètes d’élite des possibilités illimitées d’optimiser et d’améliorer leurs performances sportives.