Russia is using drones to target Ukrainian electricity and erode morale

Russia is using drones to target Ukrainian electricity and erode morale

Russian officials, as well as many outside observers, believed that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, would be a rapid affair. The war, however, has defied these expectations....
Supervised consumption sites reduce drug overdoses and disease transmission — and deserve government support

Supervised consumption sites reduce drug overdoses and disease transmission — and deserve government support

Since 2016, more than 32,000 Canadians have died from drug overdoses. In response to this overdose epidemic, several provinces have established Supervised Consumption Sites (SCS), which provide people who use...
Targeting travellers from China will not stop globally circulating Omicron subvariant

Targeting travellers from China will not stop globally circulating Omicron subvariant

In a throwback to January 2020, when the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 began to be detected outside of China, many countries have again adopted measures targeted at travellers from China. These...
Two years after the defund the police movement, police budgets increase across Canada

Two years after the defund the police movement, police budgets increase across Canada

The worldwide protests against police racism and violence in the summer of 2020 brought greater public attention to police spending. In city after city, activists and other residents demanded that governments defund the police and...
They’re ‘guesstimates’ easily misunderstood by the public

They’re ‘guesstimates’ easily misunderstood by the public

The illusion of science that surrounds these numbers and their emotive force make them powerful political tools that need to be better understood by the public to avoid provoking anti-immigration...