Commentary

What the Toronto Raptors have taught us about resilience

—  18 June

Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard raises his fist following a basket as Golden State Warriors’…

Father’s Day: Involved dads are healthier and happier

—  13 June

Paternity leave can increase fathers’ involvement in families, with positive impacts on children,…

Vaccination: In Canada, many teenagers don’t need parental consent

—  4 June

If a Canadian health-care professional believes that an adolescent is a mature minor and has…

Sending surplus food to charity is not the way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

—  27 May

Giving food that would otherwise go to landfill to hungry people does little to ensure the…

Another barrier for women in politics: Violence

—  6 May

Independent Members of Parliament Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould speak with the media…

Cities and countries aim to slash plastic waste within a decade

—  23 April

Plastics pile up at Thilafushi, an artificial island created as a landfill, in the Maldives.…

How clean is your city? Just ask the bees

—  3 April

Honey can carry clues about where pollutants come from. (Shutterstock) Kate E. Smith, University…

World Autism Day — let’s allow disability to change our societies for the better

—  1 April

Our societies would be kinder and better places overall if we considered what we can and do…

Unrealistic striving for academic excellence has a cost

—  27 March

Skills of well-being have been forgotten partly due to a combination of educational reforms…

Federal budget pledges a Canadian school food program but recipe requires funding

—  25 March

Canada is ranked 37th of the 41 most wealthy nations in regards to child well-being and access…