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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Singapore is known as an example of forward-thinking urban transit planning; vehicle ownership permits are limited and available by lottery.
Pilot studies in several cities have shown that innovative partnerships are essential in addressing urban transportation challenges and improving the quality of life for urban residents.
Are gig workers lonely and isolated? Or independent and liberated? New research suggests despite assumptions about freedom, gig workers report feeling lonely and powerless.
An upcoming study on workers in the gig economy suggests the future of work may be a lonely and uncertain one for many workers.
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook was terminated by his board after admitting to a consensual relationship with another company employee.
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The attitudes and behaviour of employees are impacted much more strongly by the actions of their bosses than by their words. And the CEO is the most visible and powerful role model of all.
Trevor Noah appears on set during a taping of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” in New York, 2015. Researchers say humour is one of the best tools to fight against climate change.
Studies show that humour is useful for engaging the public about climate change
Pierre Trudeau is saluted by an RCMP officer as he carries son Justin to Rideau Hall in 1973, when the elder Trudeau was in a similar political situation as his son is today.
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There’s a different Trudeau in office in 2019 than there was in 1972, but Justin Trudeau is also leading a minority government, just as his father did — and the Canada-U.S. relationship is key.
Vinyl sales have been surging in the last few years, driven by a wide-age range of consumers.
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In an era when all sorts of music seems to be at our fingertips through streaming services for under $10 a month, who is spending their hard-earned cash on vinyl?