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The University of Regina—with campuses located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, and Lakota nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College in 1911. With an established reputation for excellence and innovative programs, it is ranked one of the top young universities in the world and boasts an active academic community that includes more than 15,000 students who study within 10 faculties, 25 academic departments/schools, 18 research centres and institutes, and three federated colleges: Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College. Home to a thriving research community, University of Regina scholars push the boundaries of knowledge at a world-class level and make a meaningful impact in the lives of people at home and around the world.

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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

Canada’s premiers are missing a real chance to fix our ailing health-care system

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.
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)

The window of opportunity to address increasing drought and expanding drylands is vanishing

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.
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Pandemi mengungkap dampak baik dari WFH, tapi bagi dosen perempuan, bekerja dari rumah merupakan beban

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.
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Many of us welcome working from home, but universities show its dangers for women’s careers

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

For some, ignorance is bliss; for others, ignorance is something else

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.
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. (Shutterstock)

3 ways for businesses to fuel innovation and drive performance

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.
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

Canada inked a landmark constitutional accord 40 years ago — and it’s still causing problems

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)

Voici comment on peut laisser 83 % du pétrole canadien dans le sol et bâtir de nouvelles économies fortes

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)

How Canada can leave 83 per cent of its oil in the ground and build strong new economies

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.

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