One in four Canadians is obese and many of them are trying to lose weight, but scientific research indicates that if they do lose weight it is extremely difficult for them to keep it off. “Actually, the data is pretty darn grim unfortunately,” says Timothy Caulfield a professor of law and public health at the ...
Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment?.
For children growing up in a bilingual or multilingual environment, it was long thought that the “confusion” caused by such exposure would delay learning either language well.
Krista Byers-Heinlein (PhD) is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University in Montreal and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development. She is co-author of a ...
Canada's Information Commissioner concerned by 'fragility' of access to info system
"Access to information is a fundamental pillar of a functioning democracy," says Canada's Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault in her latest annual report, and adds she feels the system is in a fragile state: “I continue to have serious concerns about the health of the system, and the resulting harm to Canadians’ right of access.”
The iconic Fairmont Royal York hotel in downtown Toronto is opening new facilities for solitary bee guests on its rooftop. The hotel already has six hives for honeybees which produce over 800 pounds of award-winning honey each year that are used in the hotel’s kitchens and in its local micro-brewed beer called “Royal Stinger.”
Televised leaders' debate before election in province of Ontario, no clear winner
With only nine days to go to election day in Canada's most populous province of Ontario, the leaders of the province's main political parties faced off in a live televised debate Tuesday night (June 3).
Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne had called the election at the beginning of May after the social democratic NDP leader Andrea Horvath said she could ...