What might schools’ pandemic responses have looked like if principals had been provided with the resources and decision-making abilities they need to serve their communities?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Even with ongoing unpredictability of the pandemic, there’s a role for principals as activist, socially just leaders in a post-pandemic world.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks in response to the results of the United Conservative Party leadership review in Calgary on May 18, 2022.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley
Alberta premiers can become era-defining personalities or quickly cast aside. Jason Kenney’s fall from grace is a vivid illustration of the volatility of the province’s political landscape.
It’s safe to say that quite often, there’s an unspoken expectation that discourages honest replies.
Is it time for us to overhaul this longstanding symbol of social grace?
Common approaches used to encourage internationally educated health-care professionals to work in smaller communities often focus primarily on attraction, but do not address the reasons why they tend to leave.
Small communities struggle to retain needed internationally educated health-care professionals. Challenges will persist until the compounding effects of social and professional isolation are addressed.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks at a campaign event in Pickering, Ont., on May 5, 2022.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Ontario Progressive Conservative party’s 2022 platform now bases its appeal in the claim that it can effectively get results and most competently manage the affairs of the province.
Amazon has historically opposed trade union recognition by engaging in union suppression practices, like resisting trade union recognition through coercion.
Amazon can become the Earth’s best employer, but this must involve democratizing the workplace, recognizing the legitimate right of employees to organize and cooperating with labour representatives.
Women trace ancestral memories using wool.
Women meet to weave, reflect, commiserate, share culture and tell stories in hopes of passing down ancestral knowledge.
A national dental care program for low-income Canadians plans to launch coverage for children under age 12 in 2022.
A national dental care program is welcome news, but raises several ‘billion-dollar’ questions about how the program will work and what will be covered. Here are seven principles to guide decisions.
Certains dirigeants éprouvent la « joie de la destruction » définie par l’économie comportementale.
Des études en laboratoire montrent que la propension à tricher dans les affaires serait notamment liée au genre et qu’elle est plus forte chez les hommes que chez les femmes.
One project with the Art Gallery of Western Australia, researchers and children saw children respond to a painting by Wangkatjunga/Walmajarri artist Ngarralja Tommy May.
(Mindy Blaise and Jo Pollitt)
Researchers and educators with the Climate Action Childhood network are generating responses to climate change alongside young children.
The pandemic and the aging population are both partially responsible for the current labour shortage.
With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
Canada geese and mallards at sunset, laser-etched with a pattern from sections of mosaic design of the Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran, seen in ‘Mallards Reeds’ by artist Soheila Esfahani.
(Soheila Kolahdouz Esfahani)
As Islamic geometric patterns and arabesque designs have migrated globally, they’ve been adapted, and may not even be recognized as bearing the influence of Islamic societies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his speech during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia, on May 9, 2021, marking the 76th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.
(Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia’s take on the Second World War is not merely for nationalist consumption. The actions of the Soviet Union in defeating Nazi Germany appear to be a blueprint for the Russian attack on Ukraine.
The forced slow down the pandemic offered may have long-lasting effects on children and families’ activities.
Parents in a study discussed barriers and opportunities in encouraging children’s physical movement during COVID-19 — from arguing about warm clothing for outdoor play to finding local hiking trails.
People march in Saskatoon, Sask., with the flag of Ukraine during a rally mourning the deaths of civilians killed during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
Canada has played the role of a global peace advocate before. Rarely has the world needed it more than right now.
Aphasia is a language disorder that affects about 30 per cent of stroke patients.
Across Canada and the United States, more than two million people are living with aphasia and its language and communication challenges.
Team Canada at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany in 2019.
(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Moving towards an athlete-centred approach to sport is one step in the right direction
Today’s crocodiles are quite similar to their prehistoric ancestors, if a bit on the smaller side.
While crocodiles are not native to Canada, fossil traces have been found in northern British Columbia that indicate that during the Cretaceous Period, giant crocodiles roamed.
Academy Award winning films about disability tend to focus on the needs, feelings and perspectives of a non-disabled person.
It’s refreshing to see disabled actors in disabled roles, but can’t the academy acknowledge films that highlight disability without falling into stereotypical representations?
In an effort to reduce the growing problem of food waste disposal, researchers are focusing on developing new green technologies that use food waste to generate clean energy.
Technologies like biomass gasification can help tackle the growing global problem of food waste.