Salmon spawn in an Alaska river.
As climate change warms northern rivers and changes precipitation patterns, some types of cold-loving fish are failing.
The World Health Organization estimates that 117 million people worldwide may have missed a vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Children may have fallen behind on their vaccination schedules during the pandemic, increasing the risk that COVID-19 may be followed by outbreaks of once-eradicated diseases.
Farm fields are seen near Watrous, Sask.
As the world's population grows, agriculture and related industries will grow in size and importance in Canada. Smart investors should bet on Canadian farmland.
Universities face pressure to ensure their graduate programs have a clear return on investment both for students and for taxpayers. Here, the Vancouver skyline behind a Canadian flag in North Vancouver, B.C., March 24, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Graduate students are suffering, public investments in research are at risk and we need to face implications of growing reliance on international graduate students when borders are harder to cross.
Chipmunks have a superpower: hibernation.
Squirrels and chipmunks are distant cousins who have grown a little more apart from each other over millions of years.
Municipal workers block the streets of the Medina neighbourhood of Dakar, Senegal, on March 22, 2020 as a bulldozer demolishes informal shops in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
(AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui)
African countries face unique challenges in their efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, but lessons learned in other regions where the coronavirus has already peaked may be helpful.
Shelter is a basic human need that some Canadians might be struggling to afford during the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 has brought about unprecedented unemployment and financial insecurity, but it's not the first time people have faced challenges fulfilling some of their most basic needs.
Many young people are unaware of the health risks of e-cigarettes.
(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Even as evidence of its adverse effects emerges, vaping is growing more popular among young people.
The Bank of Canada has agreed to buy some of the new debt that provinces are taking on to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. It’s time for the central bank to do even more.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
It's time for the Bank of Canada to do more to help provincial governments deal with the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta. Albertans are frequently critical of Canada’s equalization program.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
It's virtually impossible to determine if Canada's equalization program is succeeding or failing. That means it's in dire need of a major overhaul rather than small tweaks here and there.
If we’re not careful, water may not be clean enough or available when we need it.
The water that replenishes groundwater, rivers and lakes is under threat from climate change, pollution and aging infrastructure.
Quantum computing would signify an immense shift in processing power, but how close are we to achieving it?
A paper published by researchers at Google claimed that they had achieved computing quantum supremacy, but leaks and counter-claims have created a stir.
Controversy erupted after a lecturer at the University of Alberta posted on Facebook in November that the Holomodor is a “myth.” Canada recognized the Holomodor — the death of millions of Ukrainians in 1932–33 due to Soviet policies — as an act of genocide in 2008. Here, the Holodomor Memorial, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Those teaching in publicly funded universities should be held accountable for denying the public record, whether in their classrooms or beyond.
The ability of online retailers to offer next-day delivery service for an annual fee or at an affordable price has dynamically changed the retail business and shifted sales from in-store to online.
Innovation is integral to the success of Canadian retailers and encouraging consumers to shop in stores as well as online. The big strategic risk is not innovating and failing, but failing to innovate.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Chrystia Freeland meet in Edmonton after she was named deputy prime minister and minister of intergovernmental affairs.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
If successful, Chrystia Freeland could help bolster national unity and Canada’s relationships with the U.S. and Mexico. But relentless sexist attacks against her could derail progress.
The Beardy Blackhawks show solidarity after a game, thank each other and bring the game to a close, at Beardy’s Okemasis First Nation, Sask., Nov. 21, 2019.
The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) recently eliminated the Beardy's Blackhawks Midget AAA team — but needs to reconsider the team's crucial community role in an era of reconciliation.
A partnership between Google and the Ascension hospital network in the United States has raised health data privacy concerns for citizens globally.
Know the difference between an EMR, EHR and PHR? Our digital data expert sets the record straight.
La policía utiliza un cañón de agua contra los manifestantes durante una reciente protesta antigubernamental en Santiago de Chile. En varios países de América del Sur se han producido disturbios sociales en los últimos meses.
(AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
En el último siglo, varios países sudamericanos se enfrentaron a golpes de estado, dictaduras militares y levantamientos sociales. A pesar de las mejoras económicas de los últimos años, el continente sigue padeciendo revueltas.
Des manifestants visés par un canon à eau de la police lors d'une récente manifestation anti-gouvernementale à Santiago, au Chili. Plusieurs pays d'Amérique du Sud ont connu d'importants troubles sociaux ces derniers mois.
AP Photo/Esteban Felix
Au siècle dernier, plusieurs pays d’Amérique du Sud ont connu des coups d’État, des dictatures militaires et des soulèvements. Malgré une situation économique améliorée, le continent reste instable.
Demonstrators clash with a police water cannon during a recent anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Several South American countries have been experiencing massive social unrest in recent months.
(AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
In the last century, several South American countries faced coups, military dictatorships and social uprisings. Despite economic improvements in recent years, the continent remains mired in unrest.