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Malgré ses racines fascistes, le parti Fratelli d’Italia (Frères d’Italie) de Giorgia Meloni, ici entourée de Silvio Berlusconi et Matteo Salvini, a vu sa popularité augmenter rapidement à l’approche des élections législatives du 25 septembre. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Élections en Italie : l’extrême droite pourrait prendre le pouvoir, une première depuis Mussolini

Une victoire probable des Frères d’Italie, parti d’extrême droite, pourrait entraîner le pays dans une voie inexplorée.
Family and household resources were critical to individuals who struggled with both employment income and savings during COVID-19. (Shutterstock)

For Canadians with disabilities, multiple types of support were important during COVID-19

Supports that were crucial in helping Canadians with disabilities stay afloat during COVID-19 are no longer available, causing concern from many about their economic future.
Una nueva teoría de la enfermedad de Alzheimer reevalúa el papel del beta-amiloide en el cerebro. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Hay motivos para sospechar que el alzhéimer podría ser una enfermedad autoinmune

Los científicos llevan años concentrados en resolver el problema del alzhéimer combatiendo los cúmulos de proteína beta-amiloide. Pero ¿y si el alzhéimer fuera, en realidad, un trastorno del sistema inmunitario dentro del cerebro?
From left, Silvio Berlusconi, Giorgia Meloni and Matteo Salvini address a rally in Rome in 2019. Meloni’s Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy) party, with neo-fascist roots, has been rising rapidly in popularity ahead of Italy’s Sept. 25 parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

As a divided Italy heads to the polls, a sharp right turn is likely

Italians will vote soon. A likely victory for the far-right Brothers of Italy could take the country down an uncharted path.
Le Premier ministre canadien Justin Trudeau, à gauche, joue avec des enfants dans un centre d'apprentissage et de garde d'enfants à Brampton, en Ontario, le 28 mars 2022. LA PRESSE CANADIENNE/Nathan Denette

Investissement fédéral de 27 milliards de dollars dans les services de garde : il faut penser vert

À l’heure actuelle, le lien entre l’éducation de la petite enfance et la durabilité nécessite beaucoup plus de financement, de bourses académiques et d’actions.
Thermal discomfort is just another reason employees may prefer to continue teleworking. (Shutterstock)

No longer freezing: Working from home can make workplaces more comfortable

Employers can foster equity in the workplace by relaxing current dress codes or providing employees with individual thermostat control and other means to improve their comfort.
IRCC should rethink how to protect our chosen families and value the interdependence inherent to couples as much as the independence cherished in friendship. (Joshua Sazon/Unsplash)

Canadian immigration: We sponsor spouses — why not friends?

Canada’s immigration system should accept our chosen families and unconventional forms of love, such as friends with deep bonds.
Canada is preventing provinces and territories from using federal child-care dollars to transform schools into one-stop centres for young children. (Pexels/Yan Krukov)

Why doesn’t Canada let schools provide child care?

Canada has much to learn from other countries about better ways of providing learning and care for children.
Multiple generations living under one roof is becoming increasingly common. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Multigenerational living: A strategy to cope with unaffordable housing?

Our study reveals that the housing affordability crisis is having a pervasive impact on Canadian society. It is imposing constraints that alter the structure and composition of Canadian families.
Crypto trading platforms Celsius and Voyager filed for bankruptcy in July 2022, suspending all withdrawals, swaps and transfers between accounts and leaving users’ assets trapped inside their platforms. (Shutterstock)

Crypto platforms say they’re exchanges, but they’re more like banks

Because cryptocurrency exchange platforms act more like banks, they should be subject to increased oversight to protect clients’ assets.
Epilepsy is characterized by spontaneous and recurrent seizures, often triggered by stress or visual stimuli. (Shutterstock)

What epilepsy teaches us about diversity and resilience

Our team studied the activity of neurons in people with epilepsy. Neurons in the brain regions responsible for triggering seizures were much less diverse.
Universities need to offer planned socializing for students who entered programs after 2020 and are less likely to know other people in their cohort. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nicole Osborne

Students returning to campus want the ‘university experience’ missed during COVID-19

Students in an international survey said they really missed chances to be together in person for campus-related activities, not only due to academic concerns.
A woman wearing a burka walks through a bird market as she holds her child in downtown Kabul in May after Taliban rulers ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Afghanistan a year after the Taliban occupation: An ongoing war on human rights

In the year since the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, human rights abuses are off the charts, particularly towards women and ethnic minorities.

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