Illustration of the 2009 Gardiner Expressway protests which saw Tamil people from Toronto bring traffic to a standstill.
This Mother’s Day reflect on why mainstream media doesn't recognize racialized women-led resistance movements as feminism. On the 12th anniversary of the Gardiner protest, let's centre Tamil mothers.
Activists and supporters of Honduran environmental and Indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres hold signs with her name and likeness during the trial against Roberto David Castillo, an alleged mastermind of her murder, outside of the Supreme Court building in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on April 6, 2021.
(AP Photo/ Elmer Martinez)
Honduras is the most dangerous country in the world for environmental activists. Those who have opposed mining, hydroelectric, logging and tourism have faced violence and death.
We’re still studying the long-term implications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on populations.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is reducing life expectancy, decreasing birth rates and slowing down immigration. These changes may produce concerning trends in populations globally.
Social isolation, physical distancing and stay-at-home orders have changed people’s abilities to date during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public health measures have affected dating during the pandemic. This could be an opportunity for people to learn more about their intimate desires to develop deeper connections with others.
Falaises dans de la glace ancienne sur Mars.
L’exploitation minière de l’espace est peut-être plus proche que vous ne le pensez. Mais il est urgent de régler les questions juridiques relatives à la propriété des ressources spatiales.
Children play at the Children’s Centre at Capilano University in Capilano, B.C.
Canada has an opportunity to become a world leader in early childhood education. With monumental federal support, this is the time to build a sustainable and relevant early education system.
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The fight for vaccine equity needs to stop looking to multilateral institutions for permission and instead focus on the policy tools that are already available to states.
A Michigan Zoom court session is seen in this May 2020 photo.
(Carlos Osorio/Zoom via AP)
If Zoom courts are here to stay, we must ensure virtual courts function as well as possible by identifying and promoting best practices.
Veronica Lopez, who has spina bifida, gets vaccinated at COVID-19 vaccination site at the East Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles.
(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Using an intersectional approach will help bring visibility to diverse disability communities and provide the support they need to be safe, recover and rebuild their lives.
Cliffs in ancient ice on Mars.
Space mining might be closer than you think. But legal issues about the ownership of space resources must be urgently addressed to avoid space wars over natural resources.
Everyday environments and activities, from transportation to screen time to eating, are tailored nearly exclusively to prolonged sitting.
Too much time sitting is linked to health risks, and also to lower quality of life. But in some contexts, such as reading, playing an instrument or socializing, sitting had positive associations.
Is there a level playing field for all nations expected to attend the Games when it comes to vaccinations?
(AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
Still in the midst of a global pandemic, the International Olympic Committee's dream of hosting the Tokyo Games in a "post-corona world" is not possible. But should the Games go ahead at all?
Ghanaian migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change.
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
How we name our experiences and how we make sense of our distress matters.
Some therapists are calling for a new way to understand human distress.
People protesting the gang rape and killing of a woman in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, hold onto each other as policemen try to detain them in New Delhi, India, in September 2020. The gang rape of the woman from the lowest rung of India’s caste system sparked outrage across the country.
(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Because of its extreme violence, the Hathras rape sent shock waves throughout India: it is a disturbing reminder of the normalization of rape culture there and should be seen as a call to action.
Bianca Andreescu at a press conference in Toronto, Ont., on Dec.10, 2019. Andreescu was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s athlete of the year.
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The Lou Marsh Trophy was named after the famous sports journalist and editor. But Marsh's sports coverage of racialized athletes was problematic — should this prompt a renaming of the award?
Seattle earthquake damage is seen in 2001.
Seattle Municipal Archives.
Even though Canadians and Americans living in the Pacific Northwest share the same earthquake risk, far more Canadians than American homeowners buy earthquake insurance. Why?
Nos perceptions de notre partenaire agissent comme une paire de lunettes teintées qui colorent notre relation de couple.
L’image que l’on se fait de notre partenaire influence nos interactions et la façon dont nous interprétons ses comportements. La relation dépend de nos lunettes, qui sont sombres ou teintées de rose.
Our beliefs about our romantic partner act like a pair of tinted glasses that colour our experience of our partner.
People create beliefs about their romantic partner that affect how they respond to them and interpret their behaviour. These beliefs can act as rose-tinted glasses, or as a darker lens.
Older caregivers report unprecedented and unrelenting levels of responsibility, stress and isolation due to COVID-19 and pandemic-related protocols.
Older adults who are caregivers to someone with a health condition or disability report severe and unrelenting levels of stress and isolation during COVID-19 due to pandemic-related protocols.