Commentary

Out of the closet: Easing the backlash against same-sex couples in advertising

—  6 February

An ad for the city of Las Vegas features a lesbian couple who decide to get married. Ads featuring…

With larger classes, teachers can’t attend to children’s needs

—  28 January

Secure attachments between teachers and children enhance learning opportunities. Shutterstock…

Airbnb’s adverse impact on urban housing markets

—  21 January

Recent reports suggest Airbnb is having an impact on housing markets in cities popular with…

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…

Losing some species may matter more than losing others

—  14 January

Arne Mooers, Simon Fraser University and John Reynolds, Simon Fraser University Canada risks…

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…

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…

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…