Commentary

Legalizing once-illicit substances can have a public health impact

—  18 December 2018

As cannabis is legalized in Canada and parts of the United States, it’s worth looking back…

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

—  6 December 2018

People gather at a memorial ceremony to honour the 13 students and one staff member killed…

Ahed and Malala: Why we revere some girl activists and ignore others

—  5 December 2018

Ahed Tamimi is in a courtroom at the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, Feb. 13, 2018. The…

Have we reached Peak Car?

—  3 December 2018

Rush hour in Vancouver, B.C. Has North America reached Peak Car? StoneMonkeysw/Shutterstock.com…

How to survive your annoying relatives this holiday season

—  28 November 2018

During the holiday season, we are faced with numerous social commitments and in some cases…

Big, bigger, biggest: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Singles Day

—  26 November 2018

The holiday shopping season is upon us. But do you need to go to the mall? 松林 /flickr,…

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…