Compound climate disasters are likely to become more common as the Earth warms.
A progressive government can and should take a principled approach to foreign policy. That means Canada’s Liberals must stop pitting good jobs at home against human rights abroad.
Today’s building codes were implemented as a result of devastating natural disasters that resulted in the loss of human lives and billions of dollars. But they aren’t retroactively applied.
The constitutional reform agreement reached in November 1981 has produced a bitterness in national relations that lingers to this day and imposes on Canada a cost that has weakened the nation.
Canada needs to overhaul its approach to addressing online harms if it wants to remain a human rights leader and champion of internet freedom.
When it came to managing the spread of COVID-19, Canada fared better than the United States and the United Kingdom, but worse than other welfare states like New Zealand and Japan.
The NDP had disappointing results in Québec during the federal election. The party must do some serious introspection.
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With Canadians heading to the polls later this month, it’s worth reflecting on how politicians have presented Canada as “North,” both past and present.
Sealing is a more complicated issue than successful protests against it would suggest.
Ernest Knocks Off was 18 when he arrived at the Carlisle boarding school in 1879. He was one of many young Native people who fought – in his case, to the death – to retain their language and culture.
Although Latinos are present across all Canadian labour markets, they are lagging behind the Canadian median total income. What does that mean for their economic integration?
Variations on the myth of “good intentions” are invoked as a tool against the truth that the legacy of the IRS tells. Here’s why that needs to stop.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
My new research shows Australia has spent more subsidising fossil fuel research indirectly via research and development tax credits than directly via grants.
If Canada wants to expand its middle class by substantially improving working conditions in sectors like retail, it must fundamentally reform its labour laws to be similar to Sweden’s.
As thousands of new satellites enter Low Earth Orbit, it’s important to consider their potential impact, including possible environmental damage in addition to hindering the work of astronomers.
The Canadian Football League is struggling to stay alive. All options, including help from government, should be considered as part of a national conversation about its future.
Acts of genocide were strategically implemented by church and the Canadian government to remove Indigenous people from their land and, in turn, their culture.
The Arctic and sub-Arctic regions are no longer exempt of industrial contamination. Researchers have found high blood levels of potentially harmful chemicals in people living in the North.