Aerial view of a residential neighbourhood with abundant urban forest around it.
Well-designed residential developments with abundant tree cover can help protect cities against urban heat and flooding.
There are important strategies families can use to help promote mental health as kids head back to school and daily routines change.
Family routines can provide stability during times of stress. Here are four strategies for building resilience against stress and family challenges to put into place as children head back to school.
In the aftermath of her dismissal, alleged statements about Lisa LaFlamme’s grey hair by CTV executives have ignited debates around the expectations placed on the physical appearance of women.
For many men, grey hair is just part of getting older, but for women, going grey can have major consequences.
Delirium is a preventable condition often caused by hospital practices.
Delirium doesn’t just harm vulnerable seniors. It prolongs hospital stays, ties up beds and clogs emergency rooms. Mandating senior-friendly hospital care protects patients and the health-care system.
A Syrian refugee boy jumps from a swing as he plays under cloudy skies at the public beach of Ramlet al Bayda in Beirut, Lebanon, in 2015.
(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Many displaced Syrians responded to harsh border controls by passing through permeable borders, using alternative routes and relying upon the use of smugglers and social networks.
Putting patients at the centre of care means seeing them as a whole person and treating them as a partner in their journey to better health.
Person-centred care sees the patient as a whole, unique individual and puts them at the centre of their health decisions.
An image of a mock gallows on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is shown as the House select committee holds hearings in June 2022 into the attack.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
It’s easy to consider the erosion of democratic norms in the U.S. as purely political, but it poses serious risks to the country’s economic order. Is democracy in the gallows?
Le pape François coiffé d’un panache traditionnel après ses excuses présentées à Maskwacis, en Alberta.
La Presse Canadienne/Jason Franson
Ce n’est que dans les années et les décennies à venir que l’on saura si ces excuses ont réellement fait progresser le processus de guérison.
Pope Francis receives a traditional headdress after apologizing near the site of the former Ermineskin Residential School, in Maskwacis, Alta.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Whether this apology has truly advanced the goal of healing may become evident only in years and decades to come.
The Yellow River in China winds past aquaculture and an oil and gas field on its way to a newly formed channel.
With decades of images and data from the same locations, these satellites can show changes over time, including deforestation, changes in waterways and how loss of trees corresponds to urban heat.
People gather outside Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s office in Toronto for a rally led by current and former international students calling for changes to immigration rules during COVID-19 in September 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
International students are not only ideal candidates for settlement in Canada, they’re also vital to our prosperity. So why is it so difficult for them to come to Canada, especially those from Africa?
Saskatoon is seen across the South Saskatoon River.
Saskatchewan leads the country in preventable, opportunistic illnesses enabled by poverty. With recent changes to income support programs and increased housing instability, things are getting worse.
Midnight sun over Great Bear Lake, after feeding the lake, a way to honour the water.
Access to safe water means more than building treatment plants: A study sheds light on water consumption and perceptions of water in Indigenous communities in the Northwest Territories and Yukon.
In some global fishing communities, women influence decisions, resulting in stronger claims to area-based fishing rights, improved economic returns and greater women’s empowerment.
Creating opportunities to meaningfully engage women in governance and decision-making is necessary to achieve gender equality in small-scale fisheries.
‘Lumberjanes,’ launched in 2014, traces the adventures of campers at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types.
Strong queer representation in young adult comics can have a significant positive impact on the well-being of queer-identified or questioning youth.
Food prescriptions provide patients with vouchers that can be spent on fruits and vegetables.
Food security is crucial to disease prevention and management, so prescribing healthy foods and reducing barriers to better diets makes sense. But food prescriptions should not be immune to scrutiny.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is seen before his government delivered the provincial 2022 budget at the Ontario legislature.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Ontario goes to the polls in a month, and Doug Ford will likely win again. Why? Because the Liberal and NDP leaders have failed to connect with the people of Ontario the way Ford has.
Gerald Antoine, Northwest Territories regional chief and Assembly of First Nations lead delegate to Rome, is flanked by Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, left, and Cassidy Caron, Métis National Council president, in St.Peter’s Square in Rome, after their meeting with Pope Francis on April 1.
(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
As a theologian who studies church apologies for historical wrongs, I understand why the Pope was moved to speak this week, but I hope this was not his definitive apology.
When it comes to shareholder credits, shareholders prefer their corporations pay the standard tax they owe — not a lower tax — to ensure higher cash flows.
Incentives, like shareholder credits for corporate taxes paid, mean that shareholders want their corporations to pay taxes.
The impacts of our words should be of greater concern in our political discourse.
If we learn how to disengage from communication circuits that lay the groundwork for fear and aggression, we have a better chance of managing conflict constructively.