COVID-19’s Environmental Footprint: Cleaner Air Far Offset by Increased Use of Plastics

Plastic waste is piling up in landfills and polluting waterways, but the movement to cut down on plastic is being knocked off course by COVID-19, as retailers turn increasingly to single-use solutions to contain the virus.

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Experts Say More Concrete Action Needed for Women’s Education, Sexual Rights

On International Women’s Day, equal rights experts say that cabinet gender equality, a prime minister who calls himself a feminist and social media campaigns such as #HeForShe help in the fight for women’s rights in…

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Women’s Organizers Hopeful Under Trudeau Leadership

Women’s rights advocates are looking for influential Canadian female figures to join a national women’s coalition to raise awareness about women’s issues and get more government funding.  On Mar. 5, the third day of the…

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Research Watch #8: The Same Canada?

Members of visible-minority groups have a stronger sense of loyalty to federal government than provincial government, reports a new study from the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). This is particularly true of first-generation…

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Canadian Medical Association: Country Needs a National Seniors Strategy

The results of the Canadian Medial Association’s report card on health care shows Canadians strongly believe in the need for a national strategy for seniors’ health. According to the report, released today, 90 per cent of…

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‘Government Communication Should Now Be Called Government Marketing’

The government is restricting access to public documents and next to nothing is being done about it. This was the recurring theme during the “Flying Blind” conference hosted by The Canadian Journalists for Free Expression…

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