At the beginning of the 12-day celebration of life ceremony, Elder Wendy Phillips performs a smudge.
Was participating in ceremony despite pandemic restrictions an act of Indigenous resistance and resurgence and did it reflect reassertion of nationhood and self-determination?
Lack of resources and support for women entrepreneurs lowers their chances of success. But this problem can be partially overcome through crowdfunding initiatives by socially validating female-led ventures.
Can social validation — specifically, the number of crowd-funding supporters — reduce the gender gap as companies helmed by women try to raise funds?
Small inland towns can offer a haven for people escaping coastal climate change.
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If rural communities plan carefully – and some already are – they can reinvent themselves as the perfect homes for people fleeing wildfire and hurricane zones.
Jon Gruden is out as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments.
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Jon Gruden’s resignation signals a much needed shift that hopefully forces franchises to be introspective when shaping their team’s social climate.
La collection Skims de Kim Kardashian, évaluée à plus d’un milliard de dollars américains, figure désormais parmi les marques de vêtements sculptants les plus populaires et à la croissance la plus rapide.
Les éloges sur la nouvelle collection Skims de Kim Kardashian soulèvent d’importantes questions. Pourtant, on en parle très peu dans l’espace public.
Financial strain exacerbated by the pandemic could be driving increased student sex work, whether through apps like OnlyFans or other platforms and avenues.
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Higher education institutions should also consider how to respond should sex work take place on campus, such as in a residence.
Social media can provide short descriptions of the issues that people are facing.
As is the case in other conflict and war situations, it was difficult to collect public data. So we examined tweets to understand what topics were being discussed.
One of the most popular default colour palettes, rainbow, can actually produce misleading information.
It’s important for scientists to present their data in a accessible and comprehensible manner. However, the colour palettes commonly used to communicate information can also distort and misrepresent it.
Valued well above US$1 billion, Kim Kardashian’s Skims is now among the most successful and quickly growing shapewear brands.
Important questions surrounding the praise over Kim Kardashian’s Skims are missing from mainstream conversations.
Children whose parents work irregular hours and children from families with lower incomes are over-represented in home child care.
A renewed model for oversight and support of all home child-care providers would ensure that our society’s youngest and most vulnerable people have access to safe and higher-quality home child care.
Seorang perempuan bertepuk tangan di atas spanduk bertuliskan “semuanya akan baik-baik saja,” di Roma. Frasa ini telah muncul di media sosial dan di balkon dan jendela di seluruh Italia saat negara itu menghadapi virus corona.
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Kata ‘solidaritas’ bergema di seluruh dunia dalam pandemi COVID-19. Tapi dari mana istilah itu berasal dan apa artinya sebenarnya?
A new Canada-wide survey shows 28 per cent of women-led households struggle with the affordability, suitability or adequacy of their housing. This is almost double the rate of households led by men.
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Women, girls and gender-diverse people have unique experiences of housing and housing loss.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his victory speech on election night, Sept. 21, 2021.
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Canada’s lack of pharmacare harms health in our communities, strains our health-care system and encumbers our economy. Parliament is out of excuses for not implementing a national drug plan.
A woman prepares to pack her belongings during an eviction process at a homeless encampment in Toronto last June.
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As we push for a real solution — an increase in housing supply and related supports — the encampment evictions must stop. We need to make encampments unnecessary.
Activists wearing masks of IOC President Thomas Bach and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose in front of the Olympic Rings during a street protest in India against the holding of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
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Olympic broadcasters can help Canadians support the Uyghurs, Tibetans, pro-democracy advocates and others fighting for their human rights in China by cancelling their Olympic coverage.
Originally, medical assistance in dying was intended for people who were terminally ill and whose death was foreseeable.
Research suggests that expanded access to MAiD tends to benefit people with wealth and privilege, offering them choices and autonomy. At the same time, it puts marginalized people at risk.
A woman wears a Make Canada Great Again cap during a demonstration opposing government policy on immigration near the Canada-U.S. border in 2019.
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As Canadians head to the polls, some are seeking new direction. One they claim promises to be “for the people.” And some are part of far right groups who are calling for a populist movement.
Digital devices and technologies can enhance the way we learn and work.
Each new technology raises concerns about how they will negatively affect our ability to think, retain and process information. But these technologies don’t detract from our cognitive abilities.
Des gens reçoivent une dose du vaccin contre la Covid-19 dans une clinique de vaccination de masse à la Scotiabank Arena de Toronto en juin 2021.
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L’hésitation à se faire vacciner diminue au Canada mais n’a pas disparu. De nouvelles recherches montrent que bon nombre des personnes initialement hésitantes ont été convaincues depuis.
Intensive care nurse Kathryn Ivey’s Tweet illustrates the impact of the pandemic on health-care workers. Used with permission.
Rates of burnout have increased alarmingly among health-care workers during the pandemic. Unless the system provides more support to its already depleted workforce, staff shortages may get worse.