Heartbreak becomes burnout for teachers when work is turbulent

Heartbreak becomes burnout for teachers when work is turbulent

—  11 February

We talk about exhaustion and burnout, but not heartbreak. Astrid Helene Kendrick, University of Calgary Teaching is often known as a “trial by fire” profession. In many countries, well-prepared teachers leave the profession at alarming rates, including…

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As the oceans rise, so do your risks of breast cancer

—  17 January

Evidence shows that the growth of air pollutants – as well as rising temperatures, increased rain and flooding – connect breast cancer with climate change. (Shnutterstock) Jane McArthur, University of Windsor It is encouraging…

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Losing some species may matter more than losing others

—  14 January

Arne Mooers, Simon Fraser University and John Reynolds, Simon Fraser University Canada risks losing its polar bears in the North. And many runs of Chinook salmon on the Southern West Coast. And the black ash tree, currently…

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After Humboldt: What is being done to reduce risks on Canadian roads?

—  10 January

The Government of Canada must reassess its responsibility to protect road users. Shutterstock Ahmed Shalaby, University of Manitoba The Humboldt Broncos bus crash last April caused 16 fatalities and 13 injuries and has resulted…

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Clemency for Cyntoia Brown was long overdue

—  8 January

This photo from May 2018 shows Cyntoia Brown at her clemency hearing at the Tennessee Prison for Women in Nashville, Tenn. On Jan. 7, 2019, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted executive clemency to Brown, serving a life sentence…

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Legalizing once-illicit substances can have a public health impact

—  18 December

As cannabis is legalized in Canada and parts of the United States, it’s worth looking back on the public health impact of the repeal of Prohibition laws in the United States. Grav/Unsplash David Jacks, Simon Fraser University…

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Less talk, more action: National Day of Remembrance on Violence Against Women

—  6 December

People gather at a memorial ceremony to honour the 13 students and one staff member killed at the École Polytechnique Massacre, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Yasmin Jiwani, Concordia…

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