Commentary

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…

Dread doing your taxes? Some tips on hiring someone to take over

—  18 March

Ah, yes. Once again, it’s tax season. If you decide to outsource filling out your returns…

#MeToo: Rape myths continue to prevent justice for sexual assault survivors

—  6 March

A judge’s decision to acquit a Halifax taxi driver charged with sexual assault was protested…

Supporting mature female students enrolling in university STEM programs

—  4 March

Mature women students face additional barriers when enrolling in STEM programs. Shutterstock…

A must-read list: The enduring contributions of African American women writers

—  25 February

Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston and Nella Larsen are on this short list of enduring must-read…

NAACP’s first meeting was held in Canada but there were no Canadians there

—  21 February

The Niagara Movement meeting in Fort Erie Canada, near Niagara Falls in 1905 had no Canadians…

Women’s heart attack symptoms are different, and clinical care must catch up

—  18 February

During a heart attack, women are more likely to present without pain, or with uncharacteristic…

Heartbreak becomes burnout for teachers when work is turbulent

—  11 February

We talk about exhaustion and burnout, but not heartbreak. Astrid Helene Kendrick, University…