Politics Briefing: Canadian researchers and scientists march for better compensation

Politics Briefing: Canadian researchers and scientists march for better compensation

Hello, Scientists and researchers marched on Parliament Hill Thursday for a Support our Science rally, with the group calling for a living wage for early-career researchers. The group is calling for a funding increase for grad students and post-doctoral scientists who are supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, an open … Read more

My immigrant grandparents are unapologetically Chinese, I learned a lot from them

My immigrant grandparents are unapologetically Chinese, I learned a lot from them

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Illustration by Rachel Wada As a young child, when someone would ask me, “Where are you from?” I’d confidently answer: “Here!” After all, being born and raised in Victoria was all I’d ever known. But … Read more

Working with the public is no picnic, please keep that in mind

Working with the public is no picnic, please keep that in mind

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Illustration by Marley Allen-Ash I’d heard that saying – “If you want to know what kind of person someone is, watch how they treat service workers” – but you never realize how true a quote … Read more

Cold-water swimming helps me make peace with my body

Cold-water swimming helps me make peace with my body

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Illustration by Mary Kirkpatrick Barbara, 70, and me, at 71, have swum together for at least 50 years. The lake we enjoy is in Manitoba’s Canadian Shield – West Hawk Lake – it’s deep and … Read more

What are the best streaming services in Canada? Comparing Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+ and more

Plan your screen time with the weekly What to Watch newsletter. Register today. Canada’s streaming landscape has only diversified further in 2021. Here’s how services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Crave, and Apple TV + stack upSebastien Cote / iStockPhoto / Getty Images So has another winter come and you’re still not comfortable walking into … Read more