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Climate Change

Feeling the heat: Are Canadian doctors ready for the rising tide of eco-anxiety?

Amid soaring rates of eco-anxiety driven by climate change, Canadian health-care professionals have been pushing for more support in addressing this new mental-health challenge. A growing number are also calling for a significant rethink of how medical education is delivered, arguing that the new field of “planetary health” should be an integral part of medical training and residencies – a...

Carleton’s MJ class explores COVID-19’s ‘novel times’

Students from Carleton University’s Master of Journalism program have worked tirelessly over the past few months to produce an array of multimedia news and feature stories that chronicle this unusual moment in the life of Canada and the world. The stories are collected at The Novel Times. All of the articles at the website have been made possible thanks to...

The Eyes That Bind: Non-verbal communication in the age of COVID-19

A woman who wears a Niqab, a man who’s deaf, an actor,a psychotherapist and a researcherweigh in on communicating with concealed faces.  Have you ever heard of a Duchenne smile?  While an ordinary smile might be bound to the mouth, the Duchenne goes beyond, incorporating other parts of the face to great effect. “It’s the difference between somebody who smiles,...

Signs and sounds from Edmonton’s Fight for Equity anti-racism rally

Nearly 15,000 gathered on the grounds of the Alberta legislature in Edmonton Friday evening for a Black Lives Matter protest. Organizers said the Fight for Equity rally aimed to spark awareness and conversation about racism, inequality in the justice system and police brutality. Here are some of the signs and scenes from the mass demonstration, along with audio clips capturing...