People hold candles at a vigil remembering the victims of a mass stabbing attack in Saskatchewan.
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To fully understand what led to the stabbings in James Smith Cree Nation, we need to look at how the legacy of settler colonial violence impacts Indigenous communities.
An image of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is overlaid with the words ‘don’t attack our democracy’ at a rally to denounce the governor’s immigration policies on Sept. 20, 2022, in Doral, Fla.
(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
The recent anti-migrant actions of the Florida and Texas governors reflect specific hatreds that date back to the very beginnings of European settlement in North America.
A man holds a QAnon sign outside the White House. Even if most people don’t act on their conspiratorial beliefs, such theories can still pose very real dangers.
Many of those who believe conspiracy theories do not necessarily act on those beliefs. Nevertheless, conspiracy theories can still spread dangerous misinformation that can cause harm.
Family and household resources were critical to individuals who struggled with both employment income and savings during COVID-19.
Supports that were crucial in helping Canadians with disabilities stay afloat during COVID-19 are no longer available, causing concern from many about their economic future.
Fame can bring young performers financial success, but it also comes with hidden costs.
What do we love about seeing children perform? And how do their performances shape our understanding of childhood?
Funding research is essential to meet future health challenges.
Canadian scientists have made significant contributions during the pandemic response, including vital roles in developing COVID-19 vaccines. But underfunding puts the future of science in Canada at risk.
A new theory of Alzheimer’s disease reassesses the role of beta-amyloid in the brain.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Alzheimer’s may not be primarily a disease of the brain. It may be a disorder of the immune system within the brain. Beta-amyloid may not be an abnormal protein, but part of the brain’s immune system.
People reported memory loss during the pandemic.
A side-effect of pandemic response measures has been the impact on our mental health. But memory problems are a natural response to the environments created by the lockdowns.
Team Canada’s Paul Henderson shoots on Team U.S.S.R.‘s Vladislav Tretiak while Gannady Tsygankov defends during the 1972 Summit tournament in Toronto on Sept. 4, 1972.
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Fifty years later, the Summit Series still occupies a heightened role in the Canadian cultural consciousness.
A building under construction in Toronto. According to Canada’s national housing agency, Ontario needs to build 1.8 million new homes to alleviate the housing crisis.
Ontario’s first Growth Plan won awards that recognized the province as a leader in the field. But since then, successive changes to the policy have sabotaged the original plan’s progress.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown placed on top, is carried on a horse-drawn gun carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall on Sept. 14, 2022.
(Aaron Chown/Pool via AP)
Whose lives are considered worth grieving? Why is Queen Elizabeth’s life and death considered more grievable by authorities than Indigenous people, overdose victims or anyone else?
Digital money is one of the predominant forms of currency used today.
Not all digital money is cryptocurrency. Digital money can take the form of card or mobile phone payments, central bank digital currencies and virtual currencies such as Zuck Bucks.
Asian migrant massage workers and allies rally against Newmarket’s discriminatory licensing crackdown on their workplaces in front of Newmarket Municipal Offices.
(Friends of Chinatown Toronto)
Newmarket’s draconian use of bylaws and licensing to target and displace Asian massage workers risks taking us back to a racist past in Canadian history, where Asians were seen as moral threats.
Family of the victims of a series of stabbings on the James Smith Cree Nation reserve in Saskatchewan hug following a news conference in Saskatoon on Sept. 7.
(AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
Myles Sanderson was given statutory release from prison prior to a stabbing rampage that left 10 people dead. But a legal expert says his case is unrepresentative of how people behave on this form of release.
A Ukrainian soldier plays with a dog as he has a rest in the freed territory in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine on Sept. 12, 2022. Ukrainian troops retook a wide swath of territory from Russia.
(AP Photo/Kostiantyn Liberov)
Russian forces have clearly retreated in Ukraine, and it appears Vladimir Putin may be losing control of the war. What’s next?
Approximately one-third of 2SLGBTQ+ young people who participated in a nutrition study noted that they did not have any support systems in place to help them with their nutritional needs during the pandemic.
Food insecurity is a social justice issue tied to social determinants of health. Historically marginalized people like 2SLGBTQ+ youth are at risk, and more likely to be food insecure during COVID-19.
A group of men sit in floodwater in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, Sept. 3, 2022.
(AP Photo/Zahid Hussain)
The culpability for Pakistan’s catastrophic floods rests with the government and wealthy polluter countries.
QAnon members participate in a protest against the counting of electoral votes in Washington, DC, which affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Women have assumed different roles in alt-right movements, including organizing protests, spreading misinformation and organizing militias.
The Queen in Manitoba during a 1970 royal tour.
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Queen Elizabeth harnessed goodwill from Canadians mostly as an individual, rather than as the hereditary head of an institution. But her death will lead to debate about the relevance of the monarchy.
Pakistani women wade through floodwaters as they take refuge on Sep. 2, 2022.
(AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Climate change will increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in Pakistan. To address these challenges, enhancing infrastructure, building dams and educating the public are necessary.