The Canadian population is aging, bringing with it an increasing number of social and economic challenges, including an aging workforce. Author Ellie Berger discusses some first-hand accounts of older workers in Canada and provides suggestions for employers to help reduce ageism in their organizations.
June 17, 2021
Ryan Gillespie discusses some of lively and public debates surrounding human organ supply and asks what kind of society we truly want.
March 16, 2021
Written by Donna Trembinski, Illness and Authority examines the lived experience and early stories about St. Francis of Assisi through the lens of disability studies. In this post, Trembinski discusses more about her book that shows us another, less readily seen side of this famous saint.
November 20, 2020
In the final part of his blog series aimed at highlighting the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author David Stavanger.
October 28, 2020
In a new blog series to highlight the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author Kylie Maslen.
September 30, 2020
In a new blog series to highlight the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author Mia Walsch.
September 15, 2020
In the final part of her blog series, Sherrie L. Lyons discusses the fascinating world of slime molds, the unlikely superhero within the ecosystem.
In the second part of her blog series, Sherrie Lyons looks at the current pandemic and explains why the majority of viruses and microbes are not only not harmful, they are essential to our health.
August 18, 2020
In a new three-part blog series, author Sherrie L. Lyons discusses her new book and delves into the history of cell theory. In part one, she examines the question: “What makes something alive?”
July 28, 2020
Raisa B. Deber writes on the blog about the critical importance of public health, in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and she reflects on the way Canada’s health care system has been coping.
May 13, 2020