A passenger looks for his bicycle among a pile of unclaimed baggage at Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport in Montréal in June.
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Changes to the Canadian airline industry will offer consumers new choices when flying from major airports. But the new services could burden a system that’s already at capacity.
The protagonist at the centre of ‘Summer with the Enemy’ rides horses along the Euphrates and dreams of an equestrian future, but faces uncertainty in a society under seige.
Three generations in a Syrian town: The English-to-Arabic translator of the novel that was a finalist for the prestigious International Prize for Arab Fiction discusses the sweeping historical novel.
Communities that are underrepresented in research may also be at increased risk for dementia, or tend to experience dementia differently, often with poorer quality of care, later diagnoses and at possibly higher rates than the general population.
Much dementia research does not reflect ethnically diverse communities. Studies used to make policy, clinical and investment decisions in dementia should reflect the diverse Canadian population.
Les voyageurs font la queue à l'aéroport Schiphol d'Amsterdam le 21 juin. Après deux ans de restrictions liées à la pandémie, la demande de voyages revient en force, mais les compagnies aériennes et les aéroports, qui ont supprimé des emplois au plus fort de la crise de la Covid-19, ont du mal à suivre.
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Que cache le chaos qui règne dans les aéroports d’Europe et d’Amérique du Nord ? Un expert du secteur aérien nous éclaire sur les raisons pour lesquelles plusieurs vols ont été retardés ou annulés.
A passenger looks for his luggage among a pile of unclaimed baggage at Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport in Montreal, on June 29. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz.
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What’s behind the chaos at airports across Europe and North America? An airline industry expert explains the problems that have resulted in delays and cancelled flights.
The Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence is one of, if not the largest estuarine system on Earth. It plays an intrinsic role in the history of Canada and is the cradle of Quebec’s economy, and its identity.
Climate change is causing the deep waters in parts of the St. Lawrence River to lose their oxygen, and it’s damaging the health of the ecosystem.
L’estuaire et le golfe du Saint-Laurent se qualifient comme l’un sinon le plus grand système estuarien sur Terre. Il joue un rôle intrinsèque dans l’histoire du Canada et est le berceau de l’économie et de l’identité québécoise.
Les changements climatiques causent une dé-oxygénation des eaux profondes dans le chenal Laurentien du fleuve Saint-Laurent et une dégradation de la santé de cet écosystème estuarien.
Because of the demanding ways in which they use their voices, performers have increased risks of voice injuries. Canadian singer Michael Bublé underwent vocal cord surgery in 2016.
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Singers and actors are more likely to have voice injuries, but less likely to report them or seek treatment due to stigma and fears that it may affect their career.
Even with optimal treatment, asthma and COPD patients encounter unpredictable flareups of their conditions, which can become life-threatening and need immediate medical attention.
Researchers are developing an AI-powered device to detect asthma and COPD symptoms in real-time for faster treatment. The ‘patch’ listens to airway sounds, but filters out speech to protect privacy.
Technology that can produce deepfakes is widely available.
Deepfakes — manipulated images of people — can be difficult to distinguish from the real thing, and this has terrifying consequences for democracy.
The Julian Sreet Inn, Shelter for the Homeless, in San Jose, Calif., designed by Christopher Alexander.
Architect Christopher Alexander’s work will continue to be important not only for designing buildings but also in light of contemporary debates about how data always comes from specific settings.
Québec Premier François Legault defended Bill 96 saying he doesn’t want the province to become Louisiana.
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For most Québec residents, there is broad consensus that French should be protected. But many of us believe that multilingualism need not threaten French.
Avoiding conflict is essential to maintaining space as a global commons, to be used by all.
Our reliance on space infrastructure means that conflict in space would have global catastrophic consequences. But a recent declaration by the United States provides hope.
The Ukraine invasion has increased tensions surrounding the International Space Station.
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This is a transcript of The Conversation Weekly podcast episode published on April 29 2022.
Russia threatened to withdraw from the International Space Station over sanctions imposed on the country following its invasion of Ukraine.
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Listen to two space experts discuss how the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens international collaboration in space on The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Isoloir dans un gymnase à Lyon le 24 avril 2022.
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Imposer le vote aux citoyens ne va pas forcément renforcer leur participation au scrutin électoral. Explications.
Two Ukrainian soldiers patrol a street as elderly women walk past a house damaged by artillery shelling in Novoluhanske in eastern Ukraine on Feb. 23, 2022.
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A new form of conflict resource is real estate — the farms, houses, apartment buildings, villages, towns and cities of any country. Real estate trafficking has a big impact on civilian populations.
La quantification de l'émission des gaz à effet de serre dans le cadre d'activités de recherche doit devenir systématique.
Depuis la pandémie, les chercheurs universitaires voyagent moins, et émettent donc moins de gaz à effet de serre. Les conférences virtuelles ou hybrides sont-elles là pour rester ?
African residents in Ukraine wait at Lviv railway station on Feb. 27, 2022. The Ukraine refugee crisis revealed deep-seated racism as racialized and Black refugees from Ukraine were treated differently.
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The racism seen in the Ukraine refugee crisis reflects a long legacy of how the West defines who is human. We need a new definition that respects the dignity of all humans.
Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines affecting fertility have no realistic basis.
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Some of the most persistent myths about COVID-19 vaccination have been false rumours that it can affect fertility in men or women. There has never been any evidence to support this misinformation.