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What do changing food trends in Canada mean for BBQ? (Photo by Eelke)
More and more Canadians under 35 are seeking out plant-based alternatives to meat. What the trend means for Canadian diets and meat producers.
SCI + POP helps democratize science and health policy/author provided
Art offers a unique way to bridge the divide between science and public thought. University of Alberta health researcher Timothy Caulfield weighs in.
Guelph’s 2018 Hillside fest served as a canvass for artist Jay Soule to speak up about Indigenous visibility in art and community
Tourists take a selfie in Marin County, California/F. Delventhal
Can mining social media data help conservationists discover regions where wildlife may face added stress from tourists? Apparently.
In an ever-dividing world, we unite under song.
We’ve already used up a year’s worth of Earth’s resources. And there are five months still to go.
Clothing dropped at a charity clothing bin/Anna Gregory
Can renting clothing help reduce the enormous waste generated by the fashion industry?
The Crowds. Photo Credit: Leah Gerber.
As a healthcare practitioner, I always look for practical ways to reduce the impact of stress on my patients. Could a summer music festival be part of the solution?
Hiking in Prince Edward Island/Martin Cathrae
Giving Canadians the ‘right to roam’ might be a small step toward answering the calls of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Wind farm in southwestern Ontario/Michael Swan. 2015. CC BY-ND 2.0
Setting aside lawsuits from shuttering wind projects, Ontario is turning its back on unprecedented opportunities in the renewable energy and clean tech sectors.
How Music is Overcoming Hate with Beauty
Data showing Canadian support for carbon pricing.
Ontario’s mostly pro-climate-pricing voters didn’t abruptly shift their thinking on fighting climate change on election day — only the PC leader did.
Adrian Underhill talks about his album cover, why Hillside is his favorite music festival, and what he wishes was different about the music industry.
Birds of Bellwoods speak up about youth, Kintaro’s hair, and the price of a six pack.
Seascapes on the Scotian Basin (Photo by Simon Ryder-Burbidge.)
On June 22, 2018, BP spilled 136,000 litres of offshore drilling lubricant off the coast of Nova Scotia, one of the largest such spills in Atlantic Canada's history. But it was far from unique.
Professor Molly Shoichet in the lab. (Roberta Baker/University of Toronto)
Humans demand progress that can only be achieved through complex, technological means. Shouldn't our elected officials be guided by science?
The importance of providing young Canadians with the opportunities they need to succeed.
A\J is looking for green business writers to help bring our next issue on impact investing to life!
Rail cars on the move in Dickinson, North Dakota. (NNDOT. 2011.)
Oil and gas spills are costly for the environment and taxpayers alike. But what if the soil, given time, can heal itself?
Cape Town from Table Mountain. (Photo by Bas Leenders. 2012) CC BY-SA
Cape Town avoided catastrophe in April, but water shortages and subsequent cuts in usage will not be a thing of the past. Nor are other cities immune.