Multiple generations living under one roof is becoming increasingly common.
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Our study reveals that the housing affordability crisis is having a pervasive impact on Canadian society. It is imposing constraints that alter the structure and composition of Canadian families.
Globally, sex workers have been left to fend for themselves during the pandemic with little to no support from the government.
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Societally, we need to recognize that sex workers have agency and deserve the same respect, dignity and aid as any other person selling their labour.
Jordan Peele’s latest horror film challenges viewers to consider technology, surveillance, other worldly life and the making of spectacle through different lenses — including the eyes of animals.
When it comes to our ethical duties to animals, representation and respect should go hand in hoof.
Aman untuk mengatakan bahwa cukup sering, ada harapan tak terucapkan yang menghambat jawaban jujur.
Apakah sudah waktunya bagi kita untuk merombak simbol rahmat sosial yang sudah lama ada ini?
Ukrainian women picket in Kyiv, Ukraine, in May 2022, calling for the rescue of Ukrainian fighters from the besieged Donbas city of Mariupol amid Russia’s invasion.
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Survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine deserve some measure of justice through co-ordinated, carefully planned action.
Research shows that grandparents’ involvement in their grandchildren’s lives plays a critically important role in a child’s overall health and development.
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Models shows that some 4 million people in the US have lost a grandparent to COVID-19. But until now, there has been a dearth of research into the mental health effects of losing a grandparent.
Eight members of the 2018 national junior team have been accused of sexual assault.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Is Hockey Canada sincere in their quest for reform? Or has a freeze on federal funding and an exodus of major sponsors forced their hand?
Migrant farm workers were disproportionately affected by COVID-19 because of poor housing conditions.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Poor housing put migrant workers at risk for COVID-19. A federal government consultation on national housing standards is a crucial opportunity to support migrant workers’ health, safety and dignity.
The U.S. Supreme Court is seen behind security fencing on June 28, 2022.
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The combination of crumbling democratic norms in the U.S. Supreme Court appointments process and an ideological court out of step with mainstream America raises questions of how it could be reformed.
Over two dozen states have banned transgender youth from playing sports corresponding to their identity since 2021.
Lawmakers and governing bodies aren’t actively ensuring or promoting equitable access for women and girls. Instead, they’ve chosen to target trans women.
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino holds a press conference in Ottawa in November 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Addressing the housing issue by adopting a human right framework put Canada on an accelerated path to meet newcomer families’ housing needs.
Airlines experienced their worst year on record in 2020, with passenger numbers down by 60 per cent compared to 2019.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been unlike any crisis, both in terms of depth and duration, and has damaged the aviation industry more than most sectors.
Positive representations of higher-weight women exercising can counter the idealization of thin bodies that is common on social media, while cultivating health-promoting exercise behaviour.
Social media content that positively represents body size, shape and weight diversity may help to address the negative psychological effects of ‘fitspiration’ that depicts narrow body standards.
Caregivers may neglect their own health because they do not have time or energy to care for themselves.
Family and friends provide nearly all the care needed by stroke patients after they leave hospital. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it can also be overwhelming and take a toll on caregivers’ health.
A new study on Canada’s affordability crisis has found that visible minorities have less access to affordable housing than whites in Canada.
Ensuring visible minorities have equitable access to affordable housing is an important step in fulfilling the National Housing Strategy’s goal to make affordable housing available to all Canadians.
Local targeted strategies are sorely needed in smaller communities to combat the virulent discrimination.
The population size of smaller communities is declining, and racism and discrimination are hindering its growth.
Video game workers in Edmonton became the first video game union in Canada — and the third in North America — after voting unanimously to unionize this month.
In an important step for an industry that has been accused of exploitative working conditions for decades, video game workers in Edmonton recently voted to unionize for the first time in Canada.
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath wipes a tear as she announces her resignation in Hamilton, Ont., in June 2022.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton
The Ontario NDP is at a crossroads. It has to decide its direction and what role it wants to play in the province’s electoral dynamics.
The swimsuit issue continues to promote sexual attractiveness as women’s main currency.
(Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2022)
We can promote inclusion and celebrate the beauty of diverse bodies without piggybacking on that relentless message about what makes women worthy.
Several people were injured and homes destroyed after tornadoes touched down in Barrie, Ont., in July 2021.
Engineers, architects and builders can design and construct affordable new buildings that can resist tornadoes, floods and wildfires, but do not. We have that opportunity now.