Stories

Combatting Eco-Anxiety: Interactive Video Game Helps Youth Cope with Climate Change Fear

Climate change has transformed from a distant concern to an urgent global crisis – drastically impacting ecosystems and human lives alike. Dominating conversations and...

Beyond the Magic of Mushrooms: Using Psychedelic Derivatives to Treat Depression

Depression is one of the most significant challenges of our time, with over 280 million people suffering worldwide. Despite the demand, antidepressants only have a...

Seabirds and Oil Spills: Using DNA to Track Health Impacts

As global temperatures rise and sea ice melts, shipping routes are opening in the Arctic. This increase in vessel traffic has introduced a serious...

Digital Wellness: How Social Media Influencers Affect Mental Health

Social media influencers are a powerful marketing tool, playing a pivotal role in shaping consumer preferences and driving brand engagement. With over 60 million...

Applying Traditional War Theory to Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest threats affecting the global economy. Identified by the World Economic Forum as one of the top ten global...

Supporting Indigenous Economic Development

There are around 500 Indigenous economic development corporations across Canada. Together, they manage hundreds of millions of dollars in businesses and investments and are...

Personalized Treatment for Mental Illness

Mental illness is a medical puzzle.People with conditions such as major depressive disorder comprise diverse populations. Some individuals have trouble sleeping and don't feel...

Fighting Asthma and Lung Disease

About 10 per cent of Canadians suffer from asthma, the most common chronic disease among children and one of the leading causes of hospitalization....

Reducing Renewable Energy Uncertainty

Two of the most important technologies for mitigating global warming, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are wind and solar power.Both are...

The Natural Path to Happiness

It's now been three years since COVID-19 entered our collective consciousness. While the physical health implications of the pandemic received wide attention, the global...

Growing Food Year-Round

Access to nutritious and affordable food is a Canada-wide challenge that disproportionately affects rural and remote communities. While 12.7 per cent of Canadians have...

Keeping Older Adults Safe on the Road

As people age, natural declines in physical and cognitive function affect our ability to process information and make decisions.This has an impact on everyday...