Protesters attend an anti-government march at Plaza Bolivar in Bogota, Colombia, where citizens have taken to the streets for weeks after proposed tax increases and to decry police brutality.
(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
The Colombian government responded violently to a general strike over tax reforms that primarily affected working-class citizens. It has fueled calls for police reform.
A worker is seen cleaning surfaces inside Little Mountain Place, a not-for-profit long-term care home in Vancouver where dozens of residents have died in the COVID-19 pandemic.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The failure of for-profit long-term care homes to protect residents during the pandemic is well-known. But non-profits also under-performed governments in preventing COVID-19 deaths.
In expanding early learning and care, Canada must addresses a current crisis is retaining and recruiting educators.
Beyond addressing key staffing issues, developing high-quality early childhood programs must involve using school boards to expand access and grow spaces while offering more affordable fees.
Worried about another 1980s-style constitutional crisis? Don’t be. There may be less than meets the eye to Québec Premier François Legault’s recent constitutional proposals.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Québec Premier François Legault's recent constitutional proposals have caused alarm. But it's largely a game aimed at finding common ground between federalist and separatist voters in the province.
Those speaking out for Palestinian human rights continue to be sidelined and silenced in Canadian institutions.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Injustices towards the Palestinians' struggle don't stop at the borders of Gaza or the boundaries of East Jerusalem. Across Canada, the atmosphere is menacing for those who speak up for justice.
A nurse treats a patient inside a COVID-19 ward of a government run hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 12, 2021.
(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
The COVID-19 cases are surging in Nepal, potentially surpassing India's reproduction rate, but the country is out of vaccines. Global aid could help with one of the worst health crises in South Asia.
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 21, the day a cease-fire took effect after 11 days of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers.
(AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Hate-inspired violence is the cause of conflict around the world. It's time to consider hatred as a serious public health issue and even a disease so it can be treated — and possibly prevented.
For generations, queer people have demonstrated their adaptability to navigate life outside the status quo with supportive communities.
Queer people have learned to build and rely on "chosen families." Finding ways to creatively bolster and expand our networks of care takes on renewed importance in the pandemic.
Police clear a homeless camp in Montréal’s east end May 3, 2021.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A key component in any planning around encampments is the voice of people with lived experience. It is clear the go-to response of policing is not working.
‘BoJack Horseman’ still and figures shown in the tomb of Horemheb from the Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.
(Netflix/ Wikimedia Commons)
Both the art of BoJack Horseman and of ancient Egyptian artists places great emphasis on balance and proportion.
Prevention is key to managing the parallel mental health pandemic that has occurred in tandem with COVID-19.
The mental health crisis occurring in tandem with COVID-19 has stressed resources and stretched service waitlists into years. There is an urgent need for prevention strategies, not just treatment.
The left photo shows a Kodak booth in Australia in the 1930s. The right photo is it colourized using the software program DeOldify.
(Museums Victoria/Unsplash, DeOldify)
The algorithm has become a new way of capturing reality automatically, and it demands a heightened ethical engagement with photos.
Newly arrived refugee children learn how to skate from Ottawa Senators staff in Ottawa in March 2016.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Joe Biden's efforts to increase refugee resettlement could boost the number of stakeholders actively involved. But Canada's experiences with private sponsorship contain lessons for the U.S.
Les nanotechnologies peuvent améliorer l’efficacité de l’agriculture sans nécessiter de nouveaux équipements.
La nanotechnologie, qui aborde les matériaux à l’échelle des atomes et des molécules, a de nombreuses applications pour la production alimentaire. Elles pourraient révolutionner le secteur agricole.
Anita Anand, Canada’s minister of public services and procurement, opens a box with some of the first 500,000 of the two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses that Canada secured last March through a deal with the Serum Institute of India.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio - POOL
Despite some public virtue signalling, the Canadian government is not doing all it can to improve global access to COVID-19 vaccines. Canada has yet to announce its position on the WTO patent waiver.
In Québec, the biggest child care provider by far is schools. Here, children raise their hands at a care centre in Montréal in August 2006.
CP PHOTO/Ian Barrett
As provinces and territories beyond Québec develop early learning and care plans, they should be aware of the pitfalls of taking shortcuts in response to parent demand.
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) took this photograph of numerous gold prospecting pits in eastern Peru.
(NASA/SS Crew Earth Observations Facility and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center)
NASA satellite images reveal the extent of gold-mining in Peru. This information can be used to shut down illegal mining and prevent environmental destruction and contamination.
Will urban life in Toronto — and other cities — return to normal after the pandemic?
A new report looks at how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is changing Toronto's patterns.
This May, people across Canada will be asked to fill out the 2021 census.
As the conversation about race and diversity becomes more common, why haven't we updated our census to reflect that?
Yuh-Jung Youn, winner of the Oscar for best actress in a supporting role in ‘Minari,’ poses at the Academy Awards, and the film’s director, Lee Isaac Chung, arrives at the ceremony at Union Station in Los Angeles on April 25, 2021,
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, Pool)
Second-generation storytellers are being candid about challenges and benefits of creative careers in the face of family hopes or fears, or societal resistance to hearing marginalized narratives.