One Reconciliation Pole and two Welcome Figures were unveiled during a ceremony in honour of truth and reconciliation on National Indigenous Peoples Day in Vancouver on June 21, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
This Canada Day might be a good time for Canadians to think about the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action that ask Canadians to reject European sovereignty over Indigenous lands and peoples.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer delivers a speech on the environment in Chelsea, Que. on June 19, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Conservatives' green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
Only to the untrained eye do the artefacts children create in a play-based learning activity look simple and straightforward: perhaps like play itself.
Kindergarten educators are like detectives who investigate alongside their students and who use students' creations to gain insight into their development and interests.
Members of Black Lives Matter Toronto take part in the annual Pride parade in Toronto on July 3, 2016.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Many in the LGBTQ community want a different Pride, one that lays claim to the movement's history, celebrates revolution and liberation and acknowledges the violence that many LGBTQ face.
Protest in London against the Cameroonian government’s attacks on Ambazonia separatists.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
Demand is hot for plant-based food options like the lentil-based veggie burger seen here.
Plant-based proteins are in hot demand. That's why Canadian grocery stores and restaurant chains are racing to give consumers what they want.
On TV shows, father and sons often embark on an adventurous camping trip like this one in Bonaventure, Canada.
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What does it mean to be a good father to your son? Drop the traditionally masculine roles and embrace your emotions.
Research shows the benefits of having a face-to-face relationship with your bank.
Research suggests there are hidden costs to abandoning personalized banking relationships in favour of online banking.
Calgary Inferno’s Zoe Hickel (L) and Tori Hickel celebrate winning the 2019 Canadian Women’s Hockey League Clarkson Cup after beating Les Canadiennes de Montreal. The league folded on May 1, 2019.
In North America, women have faced many challenges in maintaining a successful professional league, despite other women's sports growing in popularity.
Many places overseas require developers to build a certain proportion of affordable housing, but Victoria has opted for a voluntary negotiated approach.
People on the minimum wage can afford only 2% of private rentals and only 1% if on the pension. Affordable housing requirements are often mandatory overseas, but Victoria is relying on negotiation.
Focusing on narrow PISA measures may increase skill levels but cause students to miss out on the kinds of learning that generates higher-order thinking.
There are many reasons to be skeptical about PISA rankings, and their use to compare student achievement or to identify best practices or solutions for educational problems.
A demonstrator holds a sign outside the Portuguese parliament in Lisbon during a climate strike of school students as part of the Fridays for Future movements on Friday, May 24, 2019.
(AP Photo/Armando Franca)
It's clear that young voters are bringing critical issues to the fore as they did in the recent EU elections. Will they do so in Canada too?
A man injects drugs in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Feb. 6, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In the midst of a public health crisis, with increasing rates of death from opioid overdose, the Ontario government is clawing back life-saving measures.
Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission called for culturally relevant programming for sport officials as well as anti-racism awareness training. Here, former Chicago Blackhawks player Fred Sasakamoose is honoured at an Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks game in 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
If hockey is to be a sport that brings people together and fosters what’s best about Canada, it needs to reckon with Canada's -- and hockey's -- history of racism and settler colonialism.
Research shows that six of 11 Health Canada scientific advisory committees had a majority of members with a direct or indirect financial interest.
Health Canada must be unbiased and it must be seen to be unbiased -- so that Canadians get the best possible value out of prescription drugs.
Reducing the number of child care subsidies will mean that some parents will not be able to support their families or continue their studies.
For better childhood developmental outcomes and better economics, and in the absence of other long-recommended child care policies, the child care subsidy system should be expanded, not cut.
Smart city planning will need to address data collection and protecting the privacy of minors in public space.
The history of how Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiaries manage children and data is a troubling one. How will Sidewalk Labs address concerns about minors and privacy in Toronto's Quayside project?
A flag is flown during the annual marijuana 420 gathering in Toronto.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canada's federal government is running out of time before the summer session to pass a bill that would pardon those convicted of minor cannabis possession.
Kimora Adetunji, 33, is seen with her son King, 2, outside Federal Court in Toronto in May 2017, where indefinite immigration detention was subject of a court hearing. Her husband was detained for almost a year before being released.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
Migration governance without immigration detention is desirable and achievable. Eliminating all detention will universally benefit citizens, migrants and everyone in between.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, speaks with Toronto Mayor John Tory before a recent news conference announcing funding for affordable housing in the Toronto area.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canadians should invest in affordable housing. It's a commitment to lifting the most vulnerable members of our society from the ground up — and lifting our entire country up in the process.