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A driver charges his electric car at a Tesla Supercharger station in Miami, Fla. In areas where multi-unit residential buildings cannot adopt EV charging infrastructure, public vehicle charging stations are crucial. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Electric vehicles are now trending. But where can we charge them?

Canada’s zero-emissions vehicle sales target will need hundreds of thousands of EV charging points to be installed in homes, workplaces, retail spaces and along highway corridors in the coming years.
A temporary foreign worker from Mexico works on a berry farm in Mirabel, Que., in May 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

New regulations on migrant farm workers should tackle employer/employee power imbalances

Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations fail to address the power imbalances at the heart of the temporary foreign worker program.
Apa yang terjadi pada semua konten yang diunggah di platform media sosial dan blog — seperti MySpace dan LiveJournal — lebih dari dua dekade lalu? (Shutterstock)

Apa yang terjadi pada data pribadi kita ketika kita tidak lagi menggunakan media sosial?

Pengguna media sosial dan platform penerbitan telah menghasilkan data dalam jumlah besar. Data ini bersifat online setelah platform telah lama berhenti digunakan dan dapat memengaruhi kehidupan orang.
Prince William and Prince Harry arrive for the statue unveiling of their mother on what would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday at Kensington Palace in July 2021, a year after Harry departed the U.K. for the United States. (Yui Mok/via AP)

Harry and William duke it out: Will sticks and stones topple thrones?

The relationship between Princes William and Harry is fractured, and can be explained by what’s known as the ‘family systems’ theory. Repairing it will require the Royal Family to change.
Support for use of health data is conditional on whether the use has public benefits. (Brittany Datchko/Graphic Journeys)

How can health data be used for public benefit? 3 uses that people agree on

There are concerns about how health data are used, but research shows support for uses with public benefits by health-care providers, governments, health-system planners and university-based researchers.
Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin is examined after collapsing on the field on Jan. 2. He received CPR and defibrillation on site before being sent to hospital by ambulance. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)

Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest shows need for CPR training and emergency defibrillators in public spaces

Survival rates for cardiac arrest outside of hospitals is very low. The fast response to Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest during an NFL game shows the value of access to CPR and emergency defibrillators.
January is named after the two-faced Roman god Janus, and the Victorians understood this has long been a season of looking backward as much as forward, and not just in search of lessons. (Shutterstock)

How 19th-century Victorians’ wellness resolutions were about self-help — and playful ritual fun

The 1859 book ‘Self-Help’ by Scottish journalist and physician Samuel Smiles was written in bite-sized pieces reminiscent of today’s wellness and lifestyle New Year tips.
The HIV prevention drug cabotegravir, which is delivery by injection every eight weeks, is not yet available in Canada. (Shutterstock)

Long-acting injectable PrEP is a big step forward in HIV prevention

The next step in HIV prevention — long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) — is not yet available in Canada, a year after its approval in the U.S.
The planned expansion of Canada’s medical assistance in dying (MAID) law to include people with mental illnesses whose death is not imminent has been delayed, but not cancelled. (Shutterstock)

Canada delays expanding medical assistance in dying to include mental illness, but it’s still a policy built on quicksand

Canada’s planned expansion of MAID to mental illness is based on ignorance — if not outright disregard — of fundamental suicide prevention principles.
The Ontario Assembly on Workplace Democracy examined how everyday people experience work and what they want done to make work better and their voices heard. (Shutterstock)

What do workers want? 5 key takeaways from the first citizens’ assembly on workplace democracy

Improving the ability for worker’s voices and perspectives to be heard in the workplace could have wide ranging benefits for employers and broader society at large.
Will precarious alternative forms of work, like gig platform jobs, become the norm for immigrant care workers? (Shutterstock)

Gig platforms help immigrant care workers find jobs, but they are only a temporary solution

Alternative working arrangements like gig platforms might help immigrant workers find temporary work, but many care professionals are still unable to find permanent jobs in their industry.

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