Placing plastic straws, a life sustaining accessibility tool, under the same restrictions for sale as tobacco products is overly harsh, and detrimental to the dignity and inclusion of disabled people
Polar bears are increasingly seeking sustenance in human trash because of melting sea ice and a loss of hunting opportunities. The result is a rise in human-bear conflict – and dead bears.
New research shows that at least half of Canadians have encountered pro-Kremlin propaganda online and that those who hold left-leaning views are less susceptible to the Kremlin’s disinformation.
China is posing many challenges to the Indo-Pacific region in 2022. How should Canada and Australia respond?
People must learn more about the history and legacies of residential schools and day schools and understand their relationship to Canada’s colonial project.
Efforts to prohibit Holocaust denial will prevent hate speech and fascism, and protect the history of the Holocaust.
When a local authority runs out of cash, it is its most vulnerable citizens who suffer the most from the cuts to services and staffing that follow.
The ‘freedom convoy’ provides a way to express the emotional self-interest of Canadians — mostly white men — who feel they are losing their rightful place in Canadian society.
What does it mean to be a settler of colour in Canada? Has the symbolism of the Canadian flag changed since the Ottawa convoy?
You can love a country and still hold it to account. I love Canada. But I won’t stand for the anthem at a sporting event or elsewhere, especially not when my kids are watching.
Settler Canadians have a responsibility to build respectful, reciprocal relationships with Indigenous nations on our shared geographic space. This relationship starts with land restitution.
Girls’ rugby is a sport with higher than expected concussion rates. As the sport grows in popularity, preventing concussions is more effective than treating them.
After the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade, will more Americans travel for abortions? Inequalities created by this controversial decision will be revealed at border points.
“Always reliable, readable and short. Perfect.” Our readers offer their thoughts on the fifth anniversary of The Conversation Canada.
The decolonisation process was to take place rapidly during the reign of Elizabeth II.
Instead of looking at anti-Black racism as a one-off moment in the past, it should be looked at as an ongoing systemic issue that should be actively challenged and addressed in a sustained way.
If Labor could harness the uni-educated urban vote in Australia the way the Liberals have in Canada, they would more easily win federal elections.
The Arctic Council was the world’s primary forum for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations and a channel for diplomacy – until Russia launched a war.
Voting rights in Canada have changed over time to become more inclusive. Challenging age discrimination in Canada’s election system could be the next step in expanding and strengthening our democracy.
Canada is arming and supporting Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion. At various points in its history, it’s been everything from an invader to an arms supplier to invaders, not defenders.