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Alaska’s top-heavy glaciers are approaching an irreversible tipping point

Enlarge / Taku Glacier is one of many that begin in the Juneau Icefield.Mauricio Handler / Getty Images The melting of one...

Opinion: Canadians are feeling increasingly powerless amid economic struggles and rising inequality

If you feel like you’re being pushed around in life, you’re not alone. Our recent research has found that Canadians are increasingly feeling a sense...

Opinion: Are governments using proceeds from crime to raise public funds?

Civil forfeiture regimes that allow governments to seize citizens’ assets, along with unexplained wealth orders — a type of court order that requires people to...

Searching for a female partner for the world’s “loneliest” plant

Enlarge / Map from drone mission search for the Encephalartos Woodii in the Ngoye Forest in South Africa. CC BY-NC “Surely this...

Opinion: Canada is falling behind its peers in terms of living standards — can it catch up?

Canada, once admired for its robust economic health and high living standards, now faces a worrying decline. The nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) per capita...

Opinion: Divorce rates are falling. Are Canadians too poor to break up?

Why did Al and Peg Bundy from the sitcom Married… with Children never get divorced? After all, they were rarely happy and constantly arguing. Maybe...

Is dark matter’s main rival theory dead?

Enlarge / Galaxy rotation has long perplexed scientists. NASA/James Webb Telescope One of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics today is that the...

Why Germany ditched nuclear before coal—and why it won’t go back

Enlarge / Jürgen Trittin, member of the German Bundestag and former environment minister, stands next to an activist during an action of the environmental...

Opinion: Higher density living is changing the way neighbouring works in Canada

There is growing concern about people’s unwillingness to get to know their neighbours. This concern is significant enough to have spurred research into what has...

The federal government’s proposed AI legislation misses the mark on protecting Canadians

There is global consensus among civil society, academia and industry that artificial intelligence adoption comes with risks and harms. Addressing these concerns have been marginal...

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