Canada’s homeless population has exceeded approximately 35,000 persons.
In the last decade, Canadian cities have made huge strides in the way policy-makers approach the homeless. The right tool-kit alongside community knowledge can go a long way to curbing homelessness.
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister manages to keep the red Tories of his caucus happy and appeal to urban voters in Winnipeg in a province where far-right conservatism would not fly.
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Those hoping to see from Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister the fiery right-wing political rhetoric often employed by other Conservative leaders in Canada will walk away disappointed.
Organizations need to take special considerations when interview candidates with autism.
Asking clear, concise, direct questions in job interviews can help employers hire highly capable, skilled workers with autism.
The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba under Brian Pallister is expected to return to power in the Sept. 10 election.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called an early election and the summertime campaign will likely help his Progressive Conservative government be re-elected.
Laboratory methods leading to greener results are critical today.
When students practice green chemistry, they learn to think critically about the global impact of their field and become more passionate about studying chemical transformation.
Providing workers who have autism with a quiet workspace and detailed instructions on tasks are among several accommodation strategies for employers.
Employers that make accommodations for workers with autism can help all workers and make our workplaces more just and productive for all.
An intelligent approach to cities is a reflexive and responsive way to address urban challenges.
Cities need to focus on intelligent, collaborative and community-oriented approaches to smart city planning. This is important when it comes to addressing the roots of urban challenges.
Reconstitution en 3D d'une dent néandertalienne récemment découverte en Serbie.
Une dent néandertalienne a été découverte en Serbie. Elle aide à combler les lacunes dans les fossiles humains de cette importante région géographique.
A 3D recreation of a recently discovered Neanderthal tooth.
A Neanderthal tooth was discovered in Serbia. This finding helps to fill gaps in the human fossil record of this important geographical region.
For utopian cities to succeed, they should offer technological solutions to urban challenges.
As cities aspire to be smarter, technologies are only part of the answer. No utopia on the horizon but we need hostistic answers more than ever before.
Intérieur de l'église Sainte-Famille, qui a été le théâtre d'assassinats collectifs lors du génocide de 1994 au Rwanda.
Se représenter le génocide comme l'enfer suggère que les horreurs ne sont pas concevables. On ne peut les imaginer que symboliquement. Or, il s'agit de violences provoquées par des événements politiques.
Inside the Sainte-Famille Church which was the scene of killings during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Stories about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda have been evolving as descent narratives telling about journeys through hell.
As 3-D printing revolutionizes manufacturing, new possibilities for cities emerge.
3-D printing has the potential to disrupt local manufacturing, and re-configure approaches to urban design, planning and production.
New approaches are needed to address the issue of coach abuse of young athletes.
As Canada examines new measures to protect young athletes, an emphasis on rigorous police checks and educating would-be offenders is not the answer.
Biafran refugees flee federal Nigerian troops on a road near Ogbaku, Nigeria in this 1968 photo. Between one and three million people are estimated to have died.
(AP Photo/Kurt Strumpf)
Nigerian poets and novelists have compared the Igbo massacres in the 60s to the Holocaust as a way to drive international attention to the atrocities.
The TV show Star Trek contains lessons for sustainable and inclusive innovation.
The Star Trek formula for sustainable urban innovation: collaborate, share, use technology for the greater good and invest in people.
An ad for the city of Las Vegas features a lesbian couple who decide to get married. Ads featuring same-sex couples face a backlash, particularly from conservative consumers, but there are ways to make them more accepted.
Most North American consumers generally prefer advertising with male-female couples rather than same-sex couples. But changes in how brands frame the messages of advertisements could change that.
The practise of ‘mindful eating’ can help you maximize the pleasure from rich holiday foods, without eating too much.
From going out dancing to choosing smaller plates, two nutrition researchers offer some tips for reaping the fun of the holidays without destroying your health.
UN forces at a luxury tourist resort outside Bamako, Mali, in 2017 following an attack.
Mali has had a tumultuous 2018, and 2019 might not be any better.
The ‘It’s okay to be white’ poster campaign, seen in the context of reacting to ‘Black Lives Matter,’ cannot be seen as benign.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Posters with the phrase "It's okay to be white" were found around the campus of the University of Manitoba. What does it really mean?