Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology to Black soldiers who served in the First World War was a good first step, but real action is needed to address racism in the Canadian Armed Forces.
People, policies, practice and place all matter in publicly funded, school-based children’s early learning programs.
Evacuations can save lives, as in the case of post-tropical cyclone Fiona. As more frequent extreme weather events are set to occur, it is important to have evacuation plans in place.
Hurricane Fiona is the most devastating storm to hit Atlantic Canada. International collaboration between ocean measurement institutions is necessary to help efficiently plan responses to hurricanes.
Hurricanes don’t usually maintain high wind speeds as they make their way toward Atlantic Canada. But ocean warming may be linked to the increasing intensity of storms like Fiona.
Discussions of political interference are largely misdirected because they distract from the necessary and warranted criticisms of the RCMP’s mishandling of the mass shooting.
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.
Allegations of political interference once again confirms the national RCMP culture, structure and systems of organization are long overdue for a divorce from Ottawa political masters.
The new learning and child care agreement requires a paradigm shift as we begin to consider early learning and child care as a public service.
Rural communities are coming together to support their own resilience. The rest of Canada needs to follow suit.
Dogs have long been considered man’s best friend. And in the world of online dating, the presence of a canine companion indicates commitment.
When people fled the new United States in the 18th century, they were taken in by the British Empire but became disillusioned by unfulfilled British promises.
Black residents of Shelburne, N.S., spent decades living near a dump, worrying about its possible connection to elevated cancer rates. A new study will investigate the dump’s long-term consequences.
The idea that Atlantic Canada’s pandemic success is due to a ‘collective ethic’ unique to the region is disingenuous. In fact, government decisions to prioritize human lives explain the success.
Debates about public safety and temporary foreign workers continue without input from those whose health is most affected. Migrant workers themselves are largely invisible amid discussions about risk.
Deemed consent organ donation means that everyone is assumed to be an organ donor unless they opt out, but assuming consent raises some ethical issues.
The dispute over the Mi'kmaw lobster fishery isn’t only about money — it’s about who has the authority to govern and define these activities.
The message from commercial fishers is that fishing in St. Marys Bay outside the commercial season is illegal and a conservation concern. In fact, it is neither.
A very early mammal ancestor is one of the most recent discoveries at the Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia. This new finding sheds further light on theories of mammalian evolution.
Far from just committing ‘paper crimes,’ the mass shooting in Nova Scotia shows the deadly threats posed by unlicensed gun owners.