Amanda Snell (left) stands next to her car which has a photo of her deceased partner, Steven Dubois, taped to it. Richelle Dubois (right) stands next to a photo of her son, Haven Dubois.
This summer, one family is marching from Regina to Ottawa, hoping to raise awareness about the vulnerabilities and systemic inequalities faced by Indigenous boys, men and Two-Spirit People.
Pushthrough, N.L. in the early 1960s. It was resettled in 1969.
(Conrad Hiscock and John Marsden)
Resettled families did not receive adequate compensation for property left behind and were rarely provided with sufficient funds to build new lives.
Beyond the danger to human life and economies, wildfires also present considerable danger to communities and the mental well-being of survivors.
(AP Photo/Noah Berger)
To effectively address climate hazards like wildfire, we must consider the diverse experiences of people, account for longstanding institutions and create processes that empower local people.
A community event takes place on June 29 outside Hagey Hall at the University of Waterloo to focus on supporting one another and making everyone feel safe after an attack at the university earlier in the week.
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We need to care for those most affected, and consider both how we create safe work and learning environments, and how we de-escalate movements of misogyny, homophobia and transphobia.
Centenarian Clementina Ripplinger with researcher Heather Nelson. Researchers spoke to very elderly people about what brings them joy and how they plan for the future.
What is life like at 100? Centenarians shared their joys and future hopes with a team of Saskatchewan researchers.
Could arts and culture become a new ‘bread basket’ export? This is one of four scenarios the Future Prairie Theatre research team explored.
Amid ecological and social change and economic instability, theatre artists in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba are mapping possible outcomes and goals.
Renters and property managers both have mutual responsibilities in times of financial crisis.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In order for Canada to overcome the housing affordability crisis, individuals, families, the real estate industry and government all need to work together.
By reflecting on sugar’s origins, we can trace the pathways that have made this commodity so abundant.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
By reflecting on the violent origins of the Canadian sugar industry, we can bring wider attention to the exploitation underpinning the history of Canadian cuisine.
Research found that investor ownership of farmland in Saskatchewan was negligible in 2002, but by 2018 had climbed to nearly one million acres — almost 18 times the size of Saskatoon.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Farm consolidation, increasing land concentration and expanding investor ownership of farmland is leading to growing land inequality in the Canadian Prairies.
The University College building at the University of Toronto. Government budget cuts and the race to attract more students are changing the function and purpose of Canadian universities.
Forcing universities to only serve the needs of the labour market undermines their abilities to educate students and conduct research.
An innovation strategy is a requirement for companies that want to be successful in the dynamic post-pandemic market.
To improve firm performance and promote fiscal economic growth, corporations should strengthen and implement an innovation strategy.
Charities often promote the benefits of child sponsorship. However, the practice perpetuates damaging patterns of thinking.
Child sponsorship is often billed as a significant way of improving children’s lives. However, sponsorship is based on narratives that fail to address the role of rich countries in global poverty.
Gas prices are displayed at a gas station in Frankfurt, Germany. OPEC countries have decided to cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day in response to rising global interest rates.
(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The impact of oil sanctions on Russia is limited compared to the severe repercussions they have on the global economy and other countries’ abilities to achieve energy security and transition.
In the face of governmental efforts to dismantle Indigenous agricultural economies, Indigenous communities have made important strides toward food sovereignty.
A lack of data prevents governments and agri-food organizations from knowing what kinds of supports should be provided to reinvigorate Indigenous agricultural economies.
People hold candles at a vigil remembering the victims of a mass stabbing attack in Saskatchewan.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
To fully understand what led to the stabbings in James Smith Cree Nation, we need to look at how the legacy of settler colonial violence impacts Indigenous communities.
Odunlade Adekola stars in Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman.
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Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman, is a film of a play by author and activist Wole Soyinka. It premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Pakistani women wade through floodwaters as they take refuge on Sep. 2, 2022.
(AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Climate change will increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in Pakistan. To address these challenges, enhancing infrastructure, building dams and educating the public are necessary.
While academic freedom itself might sound like a unique notion, granting special tools or rights to specific professions is rather commonplace.
Academic freedom is increasingly caught up in partisan debates around freedom of speech. But the idea behind it is not only vital but shared across many other professions.
The fear of not having a “good death,” by dying at home among family members, has become a very real concern — especially during the pandemic.
As we reflect on what life means to us in this post-pandemic shuffle, we need to also contemplate what a “good death” is.
A Taliban fighter stands guard as a woman enters the government passport office, in Kabul, Afghanistan, in April 2022.
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Research into 70 new Taliban policies to control women and girls shows the extremist, misogynistic group might be using different tactics, but it still poses grave dangers to Afghan society.