If passed, B.C.‘s Bill 45 will trample over the constitutional rights of unhoused people by ignoring shelter barriers, Indigenous rights and the need for daytime shelter
We need to understand how bears are affected by climate change, and how those stresses might create new risks for humans.
Often those most impacted by climate change are those least able to engage with climate discourse. Universities have a responsibility to engage with these communities.
The Peach Blossom Jellyfish is an invasive species in Canada, and a lack of data is hampering efforts to control populations.
Hardeep Singh Nijjar is one of three high-profile Sikh political activists to be killed in recent months.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations that India was involved in the murder of a Canadian citizen complicates efforts by Canada and its allies to woo India to counter-balance Chinese might.
Researchers found that most homeless people spent the money they received on rent, food and other living costs.
Further research is needed in order to quantify the costs of extreme heat so we can reduce its damaging effects now and in the future.
A police policy of not making arrests for simple possession is a way to essentially decriminalize personal drug use. However, confiscating drugs — even without arrests — can be harmful in many ways.
Natural hazards like wildfires are adding yet more challenges to the difficulties many migrant workers face.
Canada should invest in sustainable transportation infrastructure to accelerate the green transition.
Social media has been vital for disseminating information during crises, but with Facebook’s ban of news in Canada, old-school media, especially radio, is critically important.
The devastating wildfire that destroyed the historic Maui town of Lahaina was still making headlines when Yellowknife issued an evacuation order.
The scourge of workplace violence necessitates a seismic shift in our perspective and response. Decisive action is required to prevent and end this crisis within the RCMP and other police forces.
We need a new agreement between employers and employees in the B.C. ports that will allow both sides to enjoy the benefits of new workplace technologies.
Regulating greenhouse gas emissions is an important part of Canada’s strategy to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. However, a newly published study illustrates why enforcing regulation is key.
Parents need to directly hear from teachers and administrators via open houses or parent advisory councils to lift the fog of confusion and concern surrounding this change.
Canada must reflect on the profound consequences of over-surveillance on the freedoms of religion, expression and association — particularly for Muslim Canadians — and their impact on equality.
Most consumables in Canada have quality controls that inform purchasing and consumption decisions. People who use illicit drugs deserve the same. Drug checking provides that harm-reduction service.
Instead of forcing people into substance use treatment, provinces should work with municipalities and health boards to expand life-saving safe use sites and tackle the housing crisis.