Robot and artificial intelligence are poised to increase their influences within our every day lives.
With advances in technology, robots and artificial intelligence have increasingly more sophisticated encounters with humans.
The internet’s extension into virtual reality spaces presents opportunities for data collection and surveillance.
Facebook’s rebranding as Meta is an attempt to reposition the company as poised to move into virtual reality networks.
People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier speaks from a podium to supporters during the PPC headquarters election night event in Saskatoon, Sask., in September 2021.
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Voters concerned about the push to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and what they perceived as a loss of freedom were much more likely to vote PPC than voters concerned about anything else.
Many workplace fitness facilities — like standing desks, on-site gyms and showers, and easy access to walking paths — are mostly available to white-collar, higher-income workers who already face fewer barriers to exercise outside of work.
To get more workers to be active, public health messaging must recognize the important role employers can play in creating the conditions for workers to focus on exercise.
An artist’s impression of the exoplanet WASP-76b, which is hot enough to vaporize metals.
(European Southern Observatory/M. Kornmesser)
On the ultra-hot exoplanet WASP-76b, metal is vaporized in the heat. Studying the atmosphere of extreme planets will reveal more wild and weird weather.
A garment worker walks through a clothing factory in Montréal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. did not collect adequate information about workplace transmission.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Routine collection of work information from people testing positive for COVID-19 from the start of the pandemic would have enabled better understanding of the role of workplaces in transmission.
John Tory, left, then the leader of the Ontario Conservatives, and Edward Rogers arrive for the funeral of Ted Rogers at St. James Cathedral in Toronto in December 2008. The Rogers family feud in the years following Ted Rogers’ death is one of many to erupt at family-owned Canadian corporations.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Bitter family feuds and succession battles are not new to Canadian business. In fact, several prominent family-owned firms have had very public brawls. The Rogers feud, though, puts the company at risk.
Tangki penyimpanan Colonial Pipeline. Pada 7 Mei 2021, perusahaan jaringan pipa bahan bakar ini mengalami serangan siber ransomware.
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Jumlah data dan transaksi online membludak. Hal itu dapat meningkatkan kemungkinan serangan siber, salah satu cara untuk mengatasinya adalah dengan mengatur bagan di internet.
Seen on the screen of a device in Sausalito, Calif., Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces the company’s new corporate name, Meta, during a virtual event.
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
In order to effectively regulate data-intensive, privately held global infrastructure like Facebook, human rights needs to be a primary focal point.
Scientist Michelle Murphy says we should ‘value wastelands …and injured life.’ Here, collected plastic from the shoreline of Hamilton, Ontario is sorted by colour.
In this episode, two Indigenous scientists running collaborative labs to address our climate crisis offer some ideas for environmental justice, including a redefinition of pollution.
In this episode, two Indigenous scientists offer a different theory of pollution — one that includes colonialism at its root. This understanding may help us make a better future. Here, logging activities in Australia.
Colonialism is manifested by the way pollution impacts the lives of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Two Indigenous environmental scientists discuss how they’ve overcome obstacles in their research.
Unstructured outdoor play is an important part of a healthy childhood, but Ontario schoolyards are falling short.
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Problems include no fields, no courts for games, no playgrounds, no bike racks and no traffic-calming surrounding the school. Bringing in minimum standards is important.
An activist holds a portrait of a man who was allegedly disappeared by the Guatemalan Army. She waits to join a march organized in remembrance of the hundreds of thousands who died in the decades long civil war, in June, 2021.
(AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Canadians of Central American descent choose to heal and respond to ongoing trauma with care and community.
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.
(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
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.
(AP Photo/Tali Arbel)
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.