Colten Boushie’s family fought for accountability after the racist actions of the RCMP as they investigated the death of her son who was shot and killed by a local farmer. Here she holds up his photo during the 2018 trial.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Years of research show that Indigenous, Black and racialized people experience over-policing but also, under-policing, as was the case with the RCMP investigation into Colten Boushie's death in 2016.
Élèves du Pensionnat indien de Metlakatla, en Colombie-Britannique.
(William James Topley. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, C-015037)
Les archives publiques sont précieuses pour comprendre comment se crée la mémoire collective. Si l’on ne prête pas attention aux voix et aux expériences autochtones, le regard colonial perdurera.
Students of the Metlakatla Indian Residential School, B.C.
(William James Topley. Library and Archives Canada, C-015037)
The destruction of IAP residential school records and media reports that continually emphasize compensation will ensure that if remembered, the process will be remembered through a colonial gaze.
Une planète a été découverte dans un système à trois étoiles.
Des données accessibles au public et une bonne collaboration entre scientifiques ont conduit à la découverte d’une planète dans un système à trois étoiles.
Québec Premier François Legault chairs a premiers virtual news conference as premiers Brian Pallister, Manitoba, and Doug Ford, Ontario, are seen on screen on March 4, 2021 in Montréal.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
The premiers are demanding more funding from the federal government for health care. Yet more cash without real change would be the real betrayal of Canada's public health-care system.
A planet in a triple-star system has been discovered.
Publicly available data and collaborations between scientists have led to the discovery of a planet in a triple-star system.
Under tight security, Libyans mark the 10th anniversary of their 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow and killing of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi in Martyrs Square, Tripoli, Libya.
(AP Photo/Hazem Ahmed)
Ten years after the Arab Spring, hope has given way to turmoil as Libyans have watched duelling governments and armed groups fight over the country's oil riches. Is a new chance for peace afoot?
Gathering on the land: Indigenous ways of knowing can ensure that communities reclaim and promote health and healing.
Many researchers may lack resources to guide them in conducting research that is equitable, inclusive and respectful of diverse Indigenous knowledge, ethics, practice and research sovereignty.
Students watch as a teacher participates in a solidarity march with colleagues to raise awareness about COVID-19 cases at École Woodward Hill Elementary School, in Surrey, B.C., Feb. 23, 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Provinces have struggled to mitigate the COVID-19 health concerns of full-time and substitute teachers. The need for substitutes has increased, but fewer are available.
L’eau dévale du barrage hydroélectrique Carillon au Québec.
LA PRESSE CANADIENNE/Ryan Remiorz
Le secteur de l’électricité jouera un rôle clé dans la réduction des gaz à effet de serre. Améliorer le transport sur de longues distances permettrait de distribuer une énergie propre à moindre coût.
Water rushes through the Carillon Hydro electric dam in Québec.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
The electricity sector is expected to play a key role in Canada's push to net-zero emissions. Enhancing long-distance transmission can be lower the cost of providing clean and reliable electricity.
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En su gira por escuelas de un país sacudido por el sida, la obra 'Talk to Me', que cuenta la historia de dos jóvenes amigos que tienen el virus, logra crear espacios seguros para conversar sobre un tema muy complejo.
Ministries of education need to embed ongoing anti-racist training into their teacher education programs. Short-term anti-bias training has little impact. Here, a school school in Toronto.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
COVID-19 has exposed how systemic racism affects the lives of many racialized students in Canada. But what are some possible solutions?
Rapturous falsetto voices are heard in the new HBO documentary ‘The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.’
Falsetto male pop and opera artists fascinate us with their high voices, but it's also intriguing to know anyone can find a falsetto sound.
How we talk to — and talk about — people who use substances is often pathologizing and hurtful.
The words we choose to talk to and talk about individuals who use substances are critical, as they contribute to how drug policy, substance use treatment and societal understanding are framed.
Olivia Wheeler, Taiwo Afolabi and Tianxu Zhao perform a play in honour of UN World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017, at Victoria City Hall.
Safe spaces for conversations around immigrants’ experiences are important because identity is central to diversity and inclusion in the 21st century. Theatre can be a tool for community engagement.
Play is integral to how children process and understand their experiences.
Supporting play begins with parents attending to their own wellness and seeing children as drivers of their own play.
The pandemic has served as a reminder that unexpected events can change our life plans, and has also made it difficult to plan for 2021.
New Year's resolutions are usually an opportunity to think about long-term goals. The uncertainty and restrictions of COVID-19 make 2021 a good year to focus on ways to help yourself in the short-term.
The Paris Agreement on climate change, signed on Dec. 12, 2015, by almost 200 states, was hailed as the turning point to keep global warming in check. Progress, however, has been insufficient.
The Paris Agreement set countries on a path to limit global warming. Five years on, some progress has been made, but not enough. Decarbonizing the economy will take leadership and imagination.
As it toured schools, the play Talk to Me, about two friends and HIV, was able to create brave and safe spaces for conversation about a challenging subject.