Media coverage of public health advisories has caused anxiety in many citizens who may deem tourism activities too risky during the pandemic.
Now that restrictions are lifting and leisure travel is resuming, we need to be reminded that travel has positive effects on our health and wellness.
Les dirigeants mondiaux se sont déjà entendus pour faire cesser la déforestation, mais l'engagement est resté sans suite.
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Mettre fin à la déforestation présente un grand potentiel, mais le Canada a du pain sur la planche s’il veut atteindre ce nouvel objectif et faire cesser la perte continue de forêts et de carbone.
The world’s leaders have tried to stop deforestation before, but have had little success.
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The pledge to end deforestation holds great potential, but Canada has some work ahead if it is to make meaningful progress on the new goal and stop ongoing forest and carbon loss.
Unstructured outdoor play is an important part of a healthy childhood, but Ontario schoolyards are falling short.
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Problems include no fields, no courts for games, no playgrounds, no bike racks and no traffic-calming surrounding the school. Bringing in minimum standards is important.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game in February, 2021.
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Brady taking a knee is counter to both the man and the league. Nonetheless, had he done so, he would have been received much more favourably.
Forty statues represent the children of a former plantation in the ‘Children of Whitney’ installation in Edgard, Louisiana.
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There are major obstacles in confronting the social movement for reparations for the slave trade. Such reparations are a moral imperative, but politically, successfully obtaining them will be hard.
Mourners gather at the scene of the hate-motivated vehicle attack in London, Ont., which left four members of a Muslim family dead and sent their youngest son to hospital.
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Four members of a Muslim family out for a walk were killed in what police say was a hate crime. A researcher on Islamophobia in Canada says it’s not just fringe groups that hold anti-Muslim views.
Kitwe Food and Farmers’ Market, Zambia.
Samantha Reinders/African Centre for Cities
As the global South transitions to a predominantly urban future, food offers a way to understand the role of cities in future development.
Gathering on the land: Indigenous ways of knowing can ensure that communities reclaim and promote health and healing.
Many researchers may lack resources to guide them in conducting research that is equitable, inclusive and respectful of diverse Indigenous knowledge, ethics, practice and research sovereignty.
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?
A young girl places a candle during a vigil for the victims of the mosque shooting on Jan, 30, 2017 in Québec City. In the years since the attack, little has been done to combat the Islamophobia that caused it.
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Four years after the violent attack on worshippers at Québec City’s central mosque, the federal government has said it will honour the victims with a national day of remembrance.
Kwame Akoto-Bamfo’s sculpture dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Transatlantic slave trade on display in Montgomery, Alabama.
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The turn towards authoritarianism, xenophobia and racism in Western democracies makes it unlikely that former Western slave-trading nations will agree to reparations in the near future.
Dangers pour la liberté académique : nombreux sont ceux qui considèrent que la critique des politiques de l'État israélien est assimilée à de l'antisémitisme.
Les chercheurs qui se penchent sur la politique d’Israël sont confrontés à une bataille croissante et difficile pour la liberté académique.
Dangers to academic freedom: Many see a shift to equate criticism of Israeli state policies with antisemitism.
Scholars researching the politics and policies of Israel have been facing a growing and uphill battle for academic freedom.
Research show comfort levels, value perceptions and motivations when it comes to m-commerce differ depending on whether consumers live in developed or developing countries.
New research on mobile commerce shopping habits in nine countries contains some valuable insights for m-commerce managers and how they can attract new customers.
Police in riot gear stand in a line against protesters next to a message spay painted on the Kenosha County Courthouse in August 2020 after the police shooting of unarmed Black man Jacob Blake.
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Other agencies or officials can do much of what police do now. So let’s disband police forces and replace them with local community organizations.
Digital news organizations like Buzzfeed and Vox are among those where journalists are unionizing.
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Union drives continue to launch at news organizations in the United States and Canada. The COVID-19 pandemic has not diminished journalists’ resolve to build a safety net — and to protect journalism.
Muslims offer their prayers during the Eid al-Adha prayer, backdropped by Hagia Sophia, July 31, 2020. Some believe the building stands on an ancient pagan site.
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Beyond inter-religious dialogues, religions need to examine how their histories intersect with Indigenous People’s rights and spiritualities.
2020 presents opportunties to work together to create schooling that betters our lives and communities.
How anti-racism social movements and teaching disruptions due to COVID-19 can lead to more equitable and inclusive schooling.
Parents can help build children’s self-esteem by eliciting stories from them that position the child as the hero.
Now, more than ever, we need to share stories that build relationships, community connections and self-esteem, especially with our children.