A warmer and more humid world could help the cold-blooded and water-loving mosquitoes multiply in numbers and colonize new spaces. This potentiality could bring the Canadian Armed Forces into contact with more mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses, which could undermine the welfare and readiness of its members.
Refugee Sponsorship: A Community in Crisis
This is the summary of an interview about community based refugee sponsorship in Toronto.
Meat in the Age of Antibiotic Resistance
Kelsey Berg discusses the startling discovery of the MCR-1 gene in Canadian beef, and the measures to fight against antibiotic resistance.
The Securitization of Public Health: American Biosecurity Since 2001
Washington has taken great strides in improving America’s biosecurity. Sandy Vingoe considers these changes and what it means for public health in the United States.
Embattled Minds: PTSD and Mental Health in the Ukraine War
Two years since the conflict began, Ukraine now faces an influx of soldiers suffering from PTSD and mental health issues. Kelly Rahardja examines the challenges in dealing with this growing problem.
Canada’s Wounded Warriors
Paul Pryce proposes revisiting the Canadian military’s definition of ‘Universality of Service’ to better ease the transition of wounded veterans to civilian life.
Washing Away Our Future: Issues of Water Scarcity Part II
In 2008, Daniel Craig made his second on screen appearance as James Bond in Quantum of Solace. In the 22nd instalment of the franchise, Craig is pursuing a group of shadowy and nefarious billionaires who are hell-bent on securing a barren tract of Bolivian desert in exchange for facilitating a military coup d’état. So what Read More…
Climate Change and Global Health
Deika Mohamed analyzes the long term effects climate change will have on global health.
Reality Hits at the MMVAs: Human Nature and Forced Migration
Think the Much Music Video Awards (MMVAs) in Toronto and forced migration have nothing in common? Think again. Victoria explains.
Special: “Digital Jedi” and Their Role During the 2015 Nepal Earthquake
A special Water Cooler piece written by Ariel Sim exploring the importance of “digital jedi” in the humanitarian network.