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Will the federal government finally do right by First Nations children?

Will the federal government finally do right by First Nations children?

Fifteen years ago, a human rights complaint was filed against the federal government over their fundamentally unequal treatment of First Nations children in the child welfare system.
The strange origin story of psychedelics in Saskatchewan

The strange origin story of psychedelics in Saskatchewan

In the 1950s, before they fuelled the acid-trips of the '60s, psychedelics were being passed around the Weyburn Mental Hospital in Saskatchewan.
Is a vaccine tax ethical? And how will we know when Omicron has peaked?

Is a vaccine tax ethical? And how will we know when Omicron has peaked?

With hospitals under stress across the country, governments are pulling out all the stops to keep the health care system working. Ontario will allow internationally educated nurses to apply for accreditation.
The long fight to bring a miracle drug to Canadians

The long fight to bring a miracle drug to Canadians

It's called Trikafta, and people living with Cystic Fibrosis describe it as a true game-changer. It can treat symptoms at the source rather than manage them endlessly every day.
What is virtual learning doing to Canadian kids?

What is virtual learning doing to Canadian kids?

This is not an episode about whether or not schools should be open. We've had that conversation.
Not even a pandemic can stop escalating CEO riches

Not even a pandemic can stop escalating CEO riches

A fresh annual report shows that by January fourth the average CEO of a top-100 Canadian company had already made the annual salary of the average Canadian worker. This shouldn't surprise anyone.
Wild pigs are one of the world's most invasive species. They're spreading across Canada.

Wild pigs are one of the world's most invasive species. They're spreading across Canada.

It begins a couple of decades ago, with a Saskatchewan farmer spotting some black shapes sniffing around his crops. Today these wild pigs number in the tens of thousands and may even have spread as far as Ontario.
One year after Jan. 6, is America headed for a civil war?

One year after Jan. 6, is America headed for a civil war?

Last year's attack on the Capitol building by supporters of former president, Donald Trump, was a shocking scene. But it was merely a visual representation of the problems that have long been simmering below the surface.
How close to the breaking point are our hospitals?

How close to the breaking point are our hospitals?

At least one group of hospitals has called a "Code Orange" this week as health care workers battle a tsunami of Covid-19 admissions. That's a protocol usually reserved for mass casualty incidents, when there are too many victims to care for.
Should humans try to dim the sun?

Should humans try to dim the sun?

It's called solar geoengineering, and it's an idea being researched right now. If we can't blunt the impact of global warming with the measures available to us, eventually time will run short and humanity will need to take drastic action.
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