The Conversation News Archive
March 2, 2023 —
Real estate is a hot topic in Canada. Most Canadians are acutely aware of how home prices and rents have skyrocketed in the last 15 years or so. In large cities, investor ownership of condos and houses has attracted the attention of policymakers and the public at large, prompting the federal government to crack down on foreign buyers.
February 27, 2023 —
Four (and counting) air objects have violated North American airspace in less than a week. It began with a Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon flying over Alaska and northwestern Canada.
January 16, 2023 —
January 6, 2023 —
The connection between language and meaning has been well established. The language we use is directly related to the way we view and treat others. Inclusive language is imperative to achieve equitable change, grounded in human rights and social justice.
October 4, 2022 —
A more generous income assistance program should also have more frequent regular payments. Expanding the GST credit might be more helpful, but other ways to supplement or replace provincial social assistance programs, such as a guaranteed basic income for working-age Canadians, might provide better support for those in need.
September 26, 2022 —
Part of the “complex truth” behind reconciliation is understanding that public schooling has also played an important role in settler colonialism in Canada.
August 31, 2022 —
The Hydrogen Alliance proposes a “transatlantic Canada-Germany supply corridor” to start exporting hydrogen by 2025
August 9, 2022 —
As record high temperatures continue, investment in emergency preparedness is necessary to ensure communities can stay safe while sharing meaningful experiences together
August 3, 2022 —
Uber’s controversial behaviour during its aggressive global expansion didn’t just help the company build its global empire, it put taxi drivers’ livelihoods at risk and negatively impacted their lives.
July 13, 2022 —
Many Canadians are finally coming to terms with the truth that the Canadian government, in co-operation with Christian churches, ran a genocidal school system intended to 'kill the Indian in the child' for more than a century