A Toronto woman was set on fire on a TTC bus: police say they are investigating it as a hate-crime.
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Last week, a young woman died after being set fire on a Toronto bus. Police are investigating it as a hate-motivated act. Why is violence against women not treated more often as a hate crime?
Satellite imagery monitors environmental changes to inform agricultural decisions. Agricultural patterns are distinctly visible in this near-vertical false colour infrared photography of farmland south of Khartoum, Sudan.
Technologies being developed for growing food in space have contributed to advances in agriculture and crops on Earth.
Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Richard Wagner waits to pose for a group photo with other members of the Supreme Court on the steps of the building following a welcoming ceremony for Judge Mahmud Jamal in October 2021 in Ottawa.
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Decision-making in the Canadian Supreme Court appears to be more fundamentally rooted in the law, not politics, than it is in the United States. Here’s why.
Coastal communities in West and Central Africa were severely affected by COVID which brought many aspects of food and seafood supply chains to a halt.
There is a need for better innovations and policies to help improve the fisheries sector in this region.
Anti-abortion demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court on the day the court overturned the landmark Roe v Wade abortion laws.
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After the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade, will more Americans travel for abortions? Inequalities created by this controversial decision will be revealed at border points.
B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson holds a copy of exemption documents that enable British Columbia to decriminalize possession of small amounts of ‘hard’ drugs for personal use. B.C.’s bold experiment will be closely watched as a comparator with other progressive jurisdictions.
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British Columbia’s bold experiment provides an opportunity to implement more balance in Canadian drug policy, and a more principled withdrawal from the war on drugs.
Moms in Protoemics works to remove barriers so people can flourish and pave the way for the next generation of scientists to advance even further.
Moms in Proteomics hopes to ensure a sustainable and productive international community of expertly trained scientists, coupled with the necessary resources and tools to balance motherhood.
The Burren, in western Ireland, is home to a traditional regenerative system of cattle management known as winterage.
Industry seeks to capitalize on regenerative agriculture, but standards that focus only on carbon or other select environmental metrics will undermine its transformative potential
Lorelei Williams, whose cousin Tanya Holyk was murdered by serial killer Robert Pickton and aunt Belinda Williams went missing in 1978, wears a t-shirt bearing their photographs at a National Inquiry event in Vancouver in 2019.
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The government needs to implement its proposed action plan. The families of the missing and murdered put their trust in a federal inquiry process, but have yet to receive that justice.
A protester shouts at people taking part in the March for Life on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in May, 2022.
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Roe v. Wade demonstrates that reproductive rights are fragile, often insufficient and in need of protection everywhere.
The strain of H5N1 bird flu identified in Canada, the United States and Europe can cause severe disease and high mortality in domestic poultry.
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Avian influenza virus — or bird flu — can infect domestic poultry such as chickens and turkeys, as well as wild birds. The H5N1 strain has been identified in Canada.
A farmer holds kernels of oil palm fruits in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 17, 2022. Indonesia, one of the world’s top palm oil exporters has banned exports of cooking oil and its raw materials to reduce domestic shortages and hold down skyrocketing prices since late last month.
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Over the past two years, labour restrictions, climate change and violent conflict have contributed to the record-breaking high prices of vegetable oil around the world.
Protons and neutrons in an atom’s nucleus can be arranged in different configurations, creating nuclear isomers.
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Nuclear isomers are rare versions of elements with properties that mystified physicists when first discovered. Isomers are now used in medicine and astronomy, and researchers are set to discover thousands more of them.
The key to unlocking the benefits of new agricultural technologies is to develop food systems where the waste products from one step become valuable inputs in another.
The world is facing one of the century’s biggest challenges: How to nutritiously feed the growing population, address climate change and not destroy the ecosystems on which we all depend for life.
Stressful housing conditions affect the physiology of lab mice.
Laboratory mice used in medical research are often kept in housing conditions that cause them to be overweight and stressed, with shorter lifespans.
How much can governments actually do about rising food prices?
Rising food prices are not an easy fix and we shouldn’t be pretending otherwise.
Final approach on the air charter into the Voisey’s Bay mine, a fly-in/fly-out nickel, copper and cobalt mine located near Nain, Nunatsiavut, in northern Labrador.
‘Living with COVID-19’ has much higher risks for Nunatsiavut Inuit communities than many other areas. Recognizing those risks is crucial as mining operations resume in Newfoundland and Labrador.
A public dental care plan would give many Canadians reason to smile.
Canada’s health system does not include dental coverage, leaving a large gap in care that’s existed since its beginning. It’s time to ensure access to oral care.
Integrating cannabis consumption into tourism will improve the normalization, acceptance and tolerance of cannabis in Canada and abroad.
Canada is in a position to be a global leader in setting an international precedent for socially responsible and informed policy for cannabis.
Addressing the health needs of cats and dogs can translate into care for humans.
Treating companion animals like cats and dogs for cancer can bring us closer to a cure for humans.