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Tax-scam phone calls on rise in B.C., poll finds

Tax-scam phone calls on rise in B.C., poll finds

Half of B.C.’s mobile phone users say they have received calls from an individual purporting to represent a government entity like the Canada Revenue Agency – a 15-point increase since 2019.
Opinion: Ethnic slur on merch disparaging councillor De Genova went way too far

Opinion: Ethnic slur on merch disparaging councillor De Genova went way too far

Our elected officials should not be targeted in this way - in fact nobody should
Should university instructors disclose mental health conditions? It's complicated

Should university instructors disclose mental health conditions? It's complicated

The pandemic has introduced a new context for university instructors navigating boundaries and responsibilities around their students’ and their own well-being and mental health
10 ways to help lonely loved ones in long-term care homes, according to an LTC worker

10 ways to help lonely loved ones in long-term care homes, according to an LTC worker

As people living in long-term care homes brave another lockdown, communication is key and the presence of family members (virtually or through the window) is needed
Artificial intelligence can discriminate on the basis of race and gender, and also age

Artificial intelligence can discriminate on the basis of race and gender, and also age

Algorithms have been shown to discriminate on the basis of race and gender. Studying age-related discrimination is essential to develop more equitable AI systems and technologies
Opinion: Things could be worse during the Omicron wave - at least we still have beer

Opinion: Things could be worse during the Omicron wave - at least we still have beer

Thank heavens for beer
Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

The time is ripe to develop federal-provincial/territorial accords towards implementing a national school nutritious meal program
Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it

Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it

As a society, we must shift our collective culture away from a silent complacency around interpersonal trauma and towards intentionally working to prevent it
Opinion: Zach Galifianakis thinks Canada is 'the land of lousy pickles,' and he's wrong about that

Opinion: Zach Galifianakis thinks Canada is 'the land of lousy pickles,' and he's wrong about that

Between Two Ferns creator just needs help finding the good pickle spots
Cartoon: We almost have a 'Bingo!'

Cartoon: We almost have a 'Bingo!'

What do we win?