People gather outside Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s office in Toronto for a rally led by current and former international students calling for changes to immigration rules during COVID-19 in September 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
International students are not only ideal candidates for settlement in Canada, they’re also vital to our prosperity. So why is it so difficult for them to come to Canada, especially those from Africa?
Un gros iceberg passe près de Ferryland, à une heure au sud de St. John’s (Terre-Neuve), en avril 2017.
LA PRESSE CANADIENNE/Paul Daly
Entre zéro et 2 000 icebergs atteignent Terre-Neuve chaque printemps. Mais le réchauffement climatique pourrait mettre fin à l’Allée des icebergs.
Two-eared listening is a critical element for Western advocates of restorative justice.
Two-eared listening is based on the idea of learning and understanding, a willingness to be suspend judgement and the desire to communicate respectfully.
A large iceberg passes near Ferryland, an hour south of St. John’s, Nfld., in April 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly
Between zero and 2,000 icebergs reach Newfoundland each spring, but the warming climate could see an end to Iceberg Alley.
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Russia’s commissioner for entrepreneurs’ rights during a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow on May 26, 2022.
(Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia’s war in Ukraine calls for drawing a line between power and luck. Putin, who was widely considered among the most powerful people in the world, may have been simply lucky.
Carbon-emitting companies are significant contributors to the climate crisis.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Policymakers, industry regulators and investors must team up to mandate that corporations provide CEOs with financial compensation for reducing carbon footprints.
While licensed retailers are subject to inspections and constrained to selling products sourced through licensed channels, the unlicensed market seems to operate outside these requirements, with little pressure from law enforcement.
Policy-makers and stakeholders in Canada should re-examine CBD policies and ensure they are protecting, rather than confusing, consumers.
Recent research has found that CEOs with significant power discourage LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace.
Corporations have the responsibility to make workplaces more inclusive and welcoming for LGBTQ+ employees.
Marine ecosystems across Canada’s coasts, such as eelgrass meadows that provide an important habitat for juvenile species, are threatened by human activities and climate change.
It is time to acknowledge and address the rapid shifts in Canada’s oceans. To meet this challenge, Canada’s marine conservation toolbox — starting with the Oceans Act — needs an overhaul.
Cars drive past a building with a huge letter Z, a symbol of the Russian military, and a hashtag reading ‘we don’t abandon our own’ in Moscow on March 30, 2022.
The transmission of truth about the war against Ukraine is a criminal offense in Russia. Without access to the complete information about the war, Russian population continues to support it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin watches through binoculars as Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu sits nearby during military exercises east of Moscow in September 2021.
(Sergei Savostyanov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
As Russia’s war against Ukraine unfolds, Putin’s errors become perceptible. That’s because he’s faced few constraints to his power.
A mother and son watch as firefighters battle wildfires in Shoresh, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, on Aug. 16, 2021.
(AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
For the first time, an IPCC climate report has assessed evidence that weather and climate extremes are already affecting mental health — and are likely to worsen.
Ukrainian soldiers take positions in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, on Feb. 25, 2022 after Russia pressed its invasion of Ukraine to the outskirts of the capital.
(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Even if Vladimir Putin wins in Ukraine, he won’t be able to govern Ukrainians as he pleases. That’s because power is perceived very differently by Russians and Ukrainians.
Response teams often make assumptions about the way oil behaves in the ocean, but this means oil plumes can go undetected and get missed in the clean-up.
Clean-up operations after a spill can miss large quantities of the oil, with severe risks for marine habitats, fish and birds.
Cannabis use negatively affects performance on driving-related cognitive tasks.
Cannabis use doubles the risk of a fatal or serious-injury car crash, but some people believe it’s safer than alcohol-impaired driving. Here’s what you need to know about cannabis behind the wheel.
Lights from police vehicles illuminate Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., in the evening following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 2021.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The popularity of zombie apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic narratives has emerged from some of the same economic and cultural currents that gave rise to Trump’s presidency.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address talking up his latest passion – creating a virtual reality “metaverse” for business, entertainment and meaningful social interactions.
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
To be meta about Meta would involve reflecting upon the fact that Facebook is a company that designs technology around people.
The consensus-based nature of the UN climate change summits means any single country with a significant fossil fuel interest can either weaken or sink an otherwise stronger multilateral agreement.
(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
The recent climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, shows that climate change deniers have shifted their tactics to thwart the efforts of countries to phase out fossil fuel use.
Older adults can experience negative health effects due to social isolation.
Social isolation in older adults can contribute to negative health outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this, but an arts-based program can alleviate some of the loneliness.
Scientist Michelle Murphy says we should ‘value wastelands …and injured life.’ Here, collected plastic from the shoreline of Hamilton, Ontario is sorted by colour.
In this episode, two Indigenous scientists running collaborative labs to address our climate crisis offer some ideas for environmental justice, including a redefinition of pollution.