A photograph by Oliver de Ros presents a different impression of the migrants at the Guatemalan border than the standard tropes published. Migrants bound for the U.S.-Mexico border wait on a bridge that stretches over the Suchiate River, connecting Guatemala and Mexico, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.
(AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Photographs can influence us -- they can inspire us to act and they can also impact the way we think about issues. The recent published photos about the migrant 'caravan' convey several stereotypes.
The online voting glitches in Ontario’s recent municipal elections show it’s time to develop nationwide guidelines and standards for online voting in Canada.
Online voting glitches in Ontario's recent municipal elections show that Canada needs to develop voluntary standards on online voting.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould holds a press conference in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, March 29, 2018, regarding the criminal justice system.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Bill C-75 was introduced to the House as a way to fix issues with the criminal justice system. However, an unintended consequence is that low-income people will lose access to law school clinics.
Hannah Shaw (Kitten Lady), dengan influencer Instagram BriAnne Wills (@girlsandtheircats) pada sebuah acara promosi di New York, Feb 2018.
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Meskipun beberapa pengguna media sosial dapat memonetisasi "like" di media sosial mereka, kita justru melakukannya tanpa tujuan & malah mengubah kita menjadi pion untuk penggunaan politik & komersil
Will U.S. border officials have problems with Canadians who purchase weed online when they try to enter the country?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
As Canada moves to legalize marijuana and online sales become commonplace, privacy concerns can’t be an afterthought; they must be built into the system from the outset. That's not happening.
Hannah Shaw (Kitten Lady), with Instagram influencer BriAnne Wills (@girlsandtheircats) at a marketing event in New York, Feb. 2018.
Loren Wohl for Fresh Step/AP
Although some social media users are able to monetize their social media "likes," much of the pursuit of popularity amounts to nothing and instead turns us into pawns for political and commercial uses
Demonstrators rally in support of women’s rights at the Women’s March on Jan. 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
Women face extraordinary difficulty in seeking the birth control method of sterilization due to sexist reproductive norms.
The endangered Coquerel’s Sifaka lemur.
The endangered species list is over 90 000 and includes Madagascar's lemurs.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford makes an announcement at Queen’s Park on Friday, July 27, 2018 about significantly reducing the number of Toronto city councillors just months before the fall municipal election.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Doug Ford is invoking the province's broad powers over municipalities in a manner that tramples on fundamental principles of fairness, reasonable notice and the right to effective representation.
The era of two school systems in Ontario should be riding into the sunset. There are enormous cost savings and community benefits to be had by merging the public and separate school systems. A school bus is seen here in Markham, Ont.
The time to consolidate Ontario's two school systems is long overdue. It's no longer viable to dismiss the issue on Constitutional grounds. All that's needed is political will.
Employees of Starbucks Coffee in the United States and Canada will receive “implicit bias” training.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Starbucks is implementing implicit bias training for its employees in the United States and Canada. Even though we are not aware implicit biases, they lead to discriminatory behaviours.
The arrest of former cop Joseph DeAngelo in the Golden State Killer case raises questions about the common occupations of killers and psychopaths. Canada's Russell Williams was a former military officer.
Les habitants de Toronto rendent hommage aux victimes de l'attaque à la voiture-bêlier survenue lundi 23 avril.
Le cas du mouvement Incel auquel appartiendrait le suspect de la tuerie de Toronto doit être mis en lumière, car il s’adresse directement à des personnes marginalisées et perturbées.
Two students comfort each other during a candlelight vigil held to honour the victims of Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista, Calif., in May 2014. Was Toronto’s van attack suspect inspired by Rodger?
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Was the suspect in Toronto's van attack inspired by a misogynist mass killer in the United States?
Break-and-enters are increasingly viewed as a precursor to sexually violent crimes. So why do police forces misclassify and mischaracterize them?
Break-and-enters are consistently common among incarcerated sex offenders as their first, or gateway, offence. But police forces' statistical manipulation allows them to go entirely undetected.
Police tape is shown in this May 2017 photo. Are Canadian police forces using an array of imaginative methods to inflate their solved crime rates?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Police forces use widespread and often dubious practices to inflate their solved crime rate. Here's how, and why, they do it, according to an expert on violent crimes and serial offenders.
A giant swallowtail butterfly feeds from the flower of an alternate-leaved dogwood.
We're in the middle of an Insectageddon. But a garden of native plants can help insects, as well as birds and other wildlife.
Louis Aragon et André Breton.
Si l’on peut facilement mesurer les conséquences du poème « Front rouge » sur le plan judiciaire, esthétique et politique, les causes de sa création restent plus obscures.
Serial killers are strategic and clever, usually choosing cities or towns in the midst of upheaval to commit their heinous crimes so they can fly under the radar.
As Toronto reacts to the news that a killer was preying on victims in the city’s gay village, an expert on serial killers explains how violent offenders are more strategic than previously thought.
Women’s NGOs work hard to improve the lives of women in the developing world, including in countries like India and Tanzania. But then they’re often cut out from the process. This photo was taken in the remote village of Uzi on Zanzibar Island in Tanzania in April 2016.
NGOs (non-government organizations) run by women in India and Tanzania fuel the success of development projects, but the women are too easily marginalized once the projects get off the ground.