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Supply chain innovation can reduce coronavirus food shortages

June 1, 2020 — 
Food security is an essential issue brought to light by COVID-19.

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Adult holds newborn baby's hand. // Image from iStock.

Breastfeeding is recommended during pandemic, but coronavirus has changed support systems

May 8, 2020 — 
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing health-care providers to change the way they support breastfeeding mothers

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A child with his parents at the beach. // Image from Pixabay

Why a little baby talk is good for your toddler

May 4, 2020 — 
Project brought together researchers from 16 countries around the world

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COVID-19 event cancellations: Communication is key to retaining public trust

March 16, 2020 — 
Christine Van Winkle examines the impact COVID-19 cancellations has on the events and experiences that help build strong, resilient communities

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Children sitting in a classroom.

A largely female teaching force is standing up for public education

March 4, 2020 — 
'For public education to remain public, it must be publicly funded, equally accessible and premised on values of active citizenship'

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How social media is changing research and reactions to coronavirus outbreak

January 30, 2020 — 
Social media platforms have allowed the rapid exchange of information — and sometimes misinformation

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

We need to modernize how we measure national wealth

January 16, 2020 — 
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?

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Why the U.S. is unlikely to go to war with Iran

January 8, 2020 — 
The killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani by the United States — and Iran’s response — raises many important legal and strategic issues

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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, Senior Canada-150 Research Chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS)

A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

December 20, 2019 — 
Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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Top Conversation Canada stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 — 
From sex robots to anti-vaxxers, we’ve gathered the five most read UM Conversation Canada stories in 2019

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