Abstract Indigenous communities in Canada face a decreased life expectancy due to higher rates of chronic illnesses. Increased physical activity is considered a key factor in reducing the risks of these chronic diseases
Since the introduction of COVID-19 in late December of 2019, COVID’s rampant spread has locked down families, communities and global economies. With a host of problems ranging from vaccine procurement to administration, Africa’s vaccination effort is in dire need of assistance.
Spurred by an increasingly industrialized world since the mid-20th century, climate change and global warming have risen to the forefront of international issues that have and will continue to define environmental policy for
As environmental disasters strike with greater frequency, the conversation around climate action is at its peak. In the last year alone, the United States lost $95 billion in damages resulting from record-breaking climate
Japan holds one of the world’s strongest economies. However, despite its present strength, the future of Japan’s economic health appears uncertain. Japan faces an unprecedented degree of population aging as more
Opening Statement: In Peru, providing laptops and free internet access to school children led to improved computer and internet proficiency. However, no significant impact on math and reading achievement, cognitive skills, self-esteem, teacher
“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” For decades, the NRA and other pro-gun special interest groups have justified their exorbitant lobbying spending – over $250 million total – on this line of logic.
Sudan, formerly Africa’s largest country before the separation of South Sudan in 2011, is a nation with a rich, yet tumultuous history. Known as the kingdoms of Kush and Meroe in ancient times and home to the Nubian civilization, the region entered periods of ethnic conflicts following
In 2018, Deloitte reported that companies have shifted away from a purely profit-driven business model to one that is more cognizant of their footprint in the larger societal context. However, some companies have been part of an even larger shift
Economists generally agree that India’s agricultural sector needs reform, starting with reducing incentives to produce crops like rice and wheat. As of September 2020, 70 million tons of rice and wheat were
The election of Joseph R. Biden in early November will return to the normal diplomatic and economic relationship between Canada and the United States from the “America First” policy implemented during the Trump