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?
In Canada, female doctors have 31 per cent higher odds of suicidal ideation than their male colleagues, according to a 2018 Canadian Medical Association survey.
Lack of systemic support for women physicians may help explain why it is hard to find a family doctor in Canada.
‘I Dream of Jeannie’ co-stars Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman embrace before signing copies of the first season DVD of their show in March 2006 at a bookstore in New York.
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Do you remember the 1960s sitcom 'I Dream of Jeannie?' The cute show still attracts viewers decades later. Unfortunately, it has also spread some negative stereotypes about Muslims and Arabs.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has passed a new policy with no requirement that doctors accept after-hours messages.
Hospital overcrowding in Ontario is at an all-time high. And the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario just passed a policy that will make it worse.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau delivers his speech in Montreal, on October 22, 2019.
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The election results could mean a national pharmacare program will happen, albeit slowly. Canadians can also expect more safe injection sites and money invested in the opioid crisis.
If Ontario rolls out mandatory high school e-learning with no in-person class hours, each student will lose 440 hours of face-to-face class time.
For high school students, e-learning is best introduced in face-to-face classes where teachers can meet a greater range of learning needs -- not as a completely online experience.
Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau speaks about health care in Hamilton, Ont. in September 2019.
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Canada has lots of doctors. The challenge is that the people who need health-care services cannot access the right care.
Stable jobs that help transition former fossil sector workers into renewable energy can unify liberals and conservatives.
Conservatives share some of the same values as environmentalists. Tapping into these can help tackle climate change.
Jean Truchon, à droite, observe l'avocat Jean-Pierre Ménard réagir à la décision d'un juge du Québec d'infirmer, le 12 septembre 2019, des parties des lois provinciales et fédérales sur l'assistance médicale à la mort.
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Un juge ne doit pas être autorisé à restreindre le pouvoir du Parlement de promouvoir des intérêts sociétaux plus larges et de protéger les personnes âgées, malades et handicapées.
Jean Truchon, right, looks on as lawyer Jean-Pierre Menard gives their reaction to a Québec judge overturning parts of provincial and federal laws on medically assisted dying on September 12, 2019.
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One judge must not be allowed to curtail parliament’s power to promote broader societal interests and protect people who are elderly, ill and disabled.
User agreements are often long, complex and inaccessible texts that don’t help users understand what exactly is being done with their information.
As more data are collected, it's important for the public to understand how their health information is being used. But user agreements are often complex, lengthy and written in inaccessible language.
Health data can be collected with and without patient consent, and can produce significant research outcomes.
Health data gathered without the patient's consent can provide valuable information; however, transparency is crucial to maintain trust.
Canadian Forces troops assist a U.S. Navy helicopter unload its cargo of aid at the airport in Jacmel, Haiti in January 2010. Canada uses the rhetoric of a global foreign aid leader, but in fact, it’s a laggard.
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Compared to the size of our economy, Canadian aid has been slipping since the 1980s, and we now lag behind most other donors. Our rhetoric is unmatched by action.
It’s time to start data-proofing our children.
Google's history of privacy violations is especially alarming when considering the company's reach extends into educational products.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre, takes part in a climate strike march in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has inspired the cross-country climate marches, but accountability lies with governments and corporations.
Scheherazade and the sultan by the Iranian painter Sani ol molk (1849-1856) in One Thousand and One Nights.
Aladdin draws on hundreds of years of anti-Muslim sentiment in western culture.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has his makeup applied during a commercial beak at recent the Maclean’s/Citytv leaders debate.
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Given entrenched characteristics of Canadian electoral politics, the 2019 election is unlikely to deal in any meaningful way with concrete solutions to the important problems of our times.
A composite image showing the distribution of dark matter, galaxies and hot gas in a merging galaxy cluster taken with NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and with the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope in Hawaii.
The Canadian Long Range Plan 2020 for astronomy and astrophysics builds on Canadian research's previous success to extend Canada's role.
Corporations are stepping in to support and invest in social and environmental change when governments cannot or will not.
Corporations are often stepping in to fill the void when governments are failing to adequately address social, economic and environmental crises.