Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer

Published: 10 May 2022

A new study from McGill University finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumors in people exposed to wildfires. The study, which tracks over two million Canadians over a period of 20...

Former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page gives his take on the 2022 budget | Global News, CBC, iPolitics

Published: 8 April 2022

April 8, 2022 | Across interviews with Global News Morning Toronto, CBC News, and iPolitics, professor Kevin Page gave his expertise on the recently unveiled Canadian federal budget for 2022-2023....

How a break at the pumps is a reverse carbon tax — and could make climate change worse | CBC

Published: 7 April 2022

April 7, 2022 | As Canadians wait to hear Ottawa's spending plans in today's budget, there are conflicting views worldwide over whether countries should be producing more oil and gas to help Europe...

Government of Canada announces expert advisory group on online safety

Published: 1 April 2022

March 30, 2022 | The Government of Canada will engage with an expert advisory group - including Professor Taylor Owen - to provide advice on a revised approach to combatting harmful online content.

Experts: Canada releases plan for a 40 per cent cut in carbon emissions by 2030

Published: 31 March 2022

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault released the government's plan to dramatically curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next eight years to meet ambitious 2030 reduction targets. It's a plan...

Martha Crago Awarded the German Order of Merit

Published: 22 March 2022

On March 22, Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, was presented with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The award was handed over by...

Andrew Potter: Who loves Canada? | The Line

Published: 1 March 2022

February 28, 2022 | Andrew Potter writes for The Line: Left-wing nationalism tends to be a feature of post-colonial states, where the fight for independence or liberation from oppressors forms the...

Pearl Eliadis on Emergencies Act | CBC Radio Noon Quebec & Quebec AM

Published: 15 February 2022

February 15, 2022 | On Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel, and on Quebec AM, professor Pearl Eliadis discusses the criteria for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoking the Emergencies Act in response...

Prioritizing supports to specific neighbourhoods is key to curbing COVID-19 transmission

Published: 14 February 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has uneven impacts across cities and provinces, with some regions struggling more than others. A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections across Canadian cities are...


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