Commentary

Canada: What will it take to end physical punishment of children?

—  22 November 2018

At least 54 countries prohibit the corporal punishment of children. Canada has neither prohibited…

Dementia’s hidden darkness: Violence and domestic abuse

—  15 November 2018

Dementia patients are often the perpetrators and often the victims of abuse. Research also…

Wearing the poppy has always been a political act – here’s why

—  13 November 2018

olavs via Shutterstock Sam Edwards, Manchester Metropolitan University The annual argument…

Study hard and you might lower your chances of dementia

—  5 November 2018

A new study funded by the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation will investigate the…

In defence of Canada’s dairy farmers

—  1 November 2018

Canada’s dairy industry is being increasingly put at risk in trade negotiations. A visit…

If you’re thinking of doing blackface for Halloween, just don’t

—  29 October 2018

Megyn Kelly appears on the set of her show, ‘Megyn Kelly Today’ at NBC Studios in New York…

How we solved an Arctic mercury mystery

—  24 October 2018

Animals in the western Arctic have higher levels of mercury in their bodies than those in the…

Now that cannabis is legal, let’s use it to tackle the opioid crisis

—  17 October 2018

A employee holds pre-rolled joints at Buddha Barn Craft Cannabis in Vancouver, Oct. 2, 2018. THE…

How the dairy lobby’s cash grab put Canada in Trump’s crosshairs

—  13 September 2018

In this April 2017 photo, Wisconsin dairy farmer Tim Prosser is seen with his cows. Canada’s…

Canada’s most livable city is not Vancouver…it’s Calgary

—  6 September 2018

Calgary beat out Vancouver on this year’s most livable city index issued by the Economist…