Artist Steven Shearer’s untitled billboard images of reclining and sleeping people were displayed as part of Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver but were soon removed due to complaints.
Examining parallels between Steven Shearer's billboard images and religious figures of 17th century baroque art allow a consideration of how context is everything when it comes to reading images.
Older racialized and low-income adults in rural British Columbia were initially left out of the media’s early COVID-19 coverage.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
Although it appears that some dogs can catch COVID, you don’t have to worry!
A curious kid asks: Can dogs catch COVID-19?
Alors que la pandémie s’éternise, l’envie d’adopter un chiot ne fait que croître.
Les chiens aident peut-être les gens à surmonter la pandémie, mais devons-nous nous inquiéter des achats impulsifs d’animaux ?
As the pandemic drags on, people’s desire for puppies continues to grow.
Dogs might be helping people through the pandemic, but should we be concerned by unprepared, impulsive dog purchases?
Remote work — with its countless and never-ending online meetings — is taking its toll on employees.
As remote work continues through the pandemic, workers are experiencing burnout and fatigue brought on by excessive periods of time spent online.
Drive-in screen seen at Windsor International Film Festival Under the Stars 2020.
(Erika Sanborn, WIFF)
There are signs that home movie viewing could meet a resurgence of local movie-going that draws on entertainment conventions that preceded Hollywood's rise.
Students arrive at Dartmouth High School in Dartmouth, N.S., on Sept. 8, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A policy of “choice” for full-time online schooling would weaken public education, erode funding for in-classroom supports and drive those who can afford it to private education.
Employees are often reluctant to speak up at work. But if they make efforts to research their ideas and ensure they benefit the organization, it benefits both workers and employers.
Studies consistently show that many employees are reluctant to speak up at work, and are even hardwired to remain silent. How can we help people voice their opinions more effectively?
Students often carry the bulk of the burden to combat systemic racism on campus.
Given this evidence of historical anti-racist work at universities, administrators can no longer claim to lack the knowledge of what needs to be done.
Automated systems require knowledge, human supervision and intervention from the human operator whenever something goes wrong.
Like other innovations borne out of challenging times in history, the push for more automation and tele-operation triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic must mean more efficient and safer workplaces.
The cover of a new report about goat dairy operations planned for eastern Ontario prisons.
Reopening prison farms is a great opportunity for Correctional Service of Canada to become a leader in innovative rehabilitation and reintegration. But a goat dairy operation isn't the way.
Spend money on morale, and focus on story, by far the most important element to filmmaking. Canadian comedy icon Kevin McDonald stars in Michael Stasko’s ‘Boys vs. Girls.’
Renting locations, hotel rooms, offices and cast trailers can eat the lion’s share of a budget. We rented an off-season summer camp and won best feature film at the Chicago Comedy Film Festival 2020.
Health-care workers need public support. Hospital workers outside Sick Kids hospital in Toronto, July 17, 2020.
Ontario health-care workers confidentially reported feeling sacrificed on the job and needing protection from COVID-19 and other risky working conditions in a recent study.
Testing and exam proctoring methods that invade privacy and erode trust undermine the very integrity that institutions demand students uphold.
Equity and privacy problems with online proctoring reflect a larger issue: Students look to universities to set an example of integrity.
Self-driving cars are programmed to identify and avoid risk, but in the case of an accident, who is legally responsible?
As self-driving cars increase in popularity, the question of legal liability remains. The driver, automobile manufacturer and software designers all have a role to play.
Ontario’s new financial literacy curriculum covers financial literacy, including budget-making, credit cards and compound interest.
Ontario's new math curriculum was written by competent mathematicians relying on the latest research, and includes both coding and social-emotional learning.
Ontario’s new order in council adopting the IHRA definition on antisemitism risks stifling criticism of Israel.
Ontario's recent order-in-council adopting the IHRA's definition of antisemitism has been lauded by some. However, critics fear that it could be used to curtail criticism of the Israeli government.
The second wave of COVID-19 requires what’s known as ‘norm entrepreneurs,’ well-known and influential people who can encourage people and businesses to adhere to coronavirus containment measures.
A chorus of prominent voices that seek to persuade Canadians that COVID-19 compliance is in everyone’s interest.
A Breast Cancer Awareness sign is seen before an NFL football game between the Washington Football Team and the Baltimore Ravens on Oct. 4, 2020, in Landover, Md.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Awareness-raising alone is an ineffective solution to the breast cancer epidemic. We need more action on primary prevention to limit exposures to known and suspected breast carcinogens.