John Marrion depicted here was part of the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot. The 104th soldiers once snowshoed over a thousand kilometres in about fifty days during the War of 1812.
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art/Canadian War Museum/CWM 19810948-008 (NO REUSE)
The Canadian soldiers who took part in one of the biggest feats of the War of 1812 included Black soldiers of the 104th New Brunswick Regiment of Foot.
Some mindfulness programs are trying to bring mindfulness to under-served communities and youth in crisis.
As the practice of mindfulness grows, more thought needs to be given to how it can be used in under-served communities
Les gros morceaux de plastique se décomposent en minuscules particules appelées microplastiques qui peuvent rester dans l’environnement pendant des centaines d’années.
De nombreuses études montrent que les microplastiques ont des effets négatifs importants sur la faune aquatique, mais d'autres n'en relèvent pas.
In this March 2018 photo, Venezuelan children wait for a meal at a migrant shelter set up in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil.
(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
If Brazil can find an efficient, pragmatic way to welcome, protect and integrate hundreds of thousands of forced migrants arriving at its border, so can more affluent states.
Les produits de cannabis comestible, comme ces pailles bonbons, sont désormais disponibles, mais les risques de surdose sont très élevés.
Les bonbons et les chocolats au cannabis peuvent être attrayants pour les jeunes. Nous devons nous efforcer de minimiser les effets potentiels sur la santé.
Large plastics break up into tiny particles called microplastics that can persist in the environment for hundreds of years.
Many studies find microplastics have important negative effects on animals, but others don't.
The ‘United We Roll’ convoy of semi-trucks travels the highway near Red Deer, Alta., in February 2019 en route to Ottawa to protest what it called a lack of support for the energy sector and stalled pipelines.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Determining whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in democracy depends in part on which region one is examining. Contrasting trends in Alberta and Québec provide clues.
A photo of the last truck to be assembled on the General Motors production line, shown at a sports bar where GM workers congregated after their work work at the General Motors plant in Oshawa, Ont., on its final day of vehicle production, on Dec. 18, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim
The federal government must take a stronger leadership role to ensure the many bodies that co-ordinate employment training programs are sharing information to develop best practices.
Cannabis edibles like sour candy straws are now available for purchase and consumption, but the risks from overdosing are quite high.
As cannabis candies and chocolates become widely available, sweeter edibles may be more appealing to youth. We need to work to minimize the potential health impacts.
The Garzweiler surface mine produced 35 million tonnes of brown coal (lignite) in 2017. Germany plans to phase-out coal-fired power by 2038.
Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates after his team won the NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans on Jan. 12, 2020.
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Watching the chances of victory change injects life into sports, both real and fantasy.
Sur cette photo prise le 8 janvier 2020, des secouristes fouillent la scène où un avion ukrainien s'est écrasé à Shahedshahr, au sud-ouest de la capitale Téhéran, en Iran.
La Presse Canadienne/AP-Ebrahim Noroozi
L’écrasement du vol PS752 est plus qu’une terrible tragédie. Il met en lumière une combinaison mortelle d’imprudence stupéfiante du régime et d'incompétence monumentale.
In this Jan. 8, 2020 photo, rescue workers search the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ebrahim Noroozi
Flight PS752 is more than just a terrible tragedy. It's also revealed the potential future costs of Iran's irresponsibility.
The Queen Bee myth has more to do with how companies are structured than it does with women actually undermining one another at work.
At a time when corporations are struggling to address gender gaps at all levels, killing off stereotyped myths such as the Queen Bee Syndrome is essential.
Healthy, full-term Inuit babies are not eligible for palivizumab even though they have four to 10 times the rate of hospital admission compared to “high-risk” infants.
A drug called palivizumab can keep babies infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) out of the hospital, but many Inuit babies, who have a higher risk of infection, are not getting it.
Millions of youth have participated in climate strikes, negotiations, press conferences and events, demanding urgent climate action this year.
The actions of today's leaders on climate change will determine how much more vocal youth will become in 2020.
Les travailleurs indépendants sont-ils seuls et isolés? Ou autonomes et libérés? Une nouvelle étude suggère que ces personnes qu’on imagine libres se sentent plutôt seules et impuissantes.
L'avenir du marché du travail pourrait être solitaire et incertain pour de nombreux travailleurs.
De La Soul performs at Down the Rabbit Hole music festival, Beuningen, the Netherlands in June 2017.
Desperate fans may have to settle on paying exorbitant amounts for a cassette tape.
Health justice funds could be used to support Black and Indigenous health initiatives and provide mental and physical health services to deal with the impact of transgenerational trauma.
In the United States, presidential candidates are discussing reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women.
Hot flushes and night sweats are experienced by more than 70 per cent of menopausal women.
Menopausal women who were abused as children experience more hot flushes while sleeping than those who were not abused, according to recent research.