Québec Science public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Policy Options is a digital magazine published by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) in Montreal, Quebec. It features daily articles on issues of public policy by contributors from academia, research institutions, the political world, the public service and the non-profit and private sectors. We’re committed to introducing our listeners to a diversity of viewpoints on the important public policy challenges of our time. Twitter: https://twitter.com/IRPP Facebook: https://www.f ...
 
Join forensic engineer Sean Brady as he discusses engineering failures and disasters. Sean examines both the technical and human causes of failure, explores failures in a range of professions, and talks about why our decision making is not nearly as rational as we’d like to think. Follow our Twitter updates at @BradyHeywoodPod
 
Loading …
show series
 
This episode is focused on Every Child Matters in the context of Orange Shirt Day, September 30, 2020 a day to honour residential school survivors. We’re speaking to cultural advisor, elder, and second generation survivor, Cecil Isaac from the unceded Bkejwanong territory (or Walpole Island). This episode can be used for personal learning as well a…
 
Oil sands tailings ponds are toxic. Canadian-made nanotech could help fix that. Male baboons make friends with females for just one reason: a longer life. Less than a teaspoon of dirt could hold the history of an entire landscape. Tickling rats to improve animal - and scientists’ - welfare. Five ways the universe might die - including one that coul…
 
In this part 2 of our national roundtable on the re-opening of schools, educators from BC and Ontario discuss their experiences, concerns and how they are empowering themselves under the circumstances. This episode was recorded on Sunday September 11, 2020 after a week of schools being open in BC and Ontario. For Part 1 of…
 
In this episode you will hear from educators from Quebec, Alberta and Nova Scotia about the first days of the return to school and how they are empowering themselves and taking a lead under these difficult circumstances. In a future episode, you will hear from educators from British Columbia and Ontario.…
 
In lethally violent ‘woodpecker wars’ some birds fight, and some just come for the show. Unlocking the secrets of jumbo squid hibernation might improve human medicine. Short, dark and southern — many Vikings aren't who you thought they were. Fast, effective and ethically distributed — what we need from a COVID vaccine…
 
A new Parliament is fast approaching, and the Trudeau government’s COVID plans will soon be put to the test. We don’t yet know what’s in next week’s Speech from the Throne, but we do know one major change the government’s introducing: the transition away from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit and toward Employment Insurance and a trio of new be…
 
Fisheries biologist copes with the shutdown by drafting his kids as research assistants. A stranded plastic pollution researcher maps COVID litter in her own backyard. Studying sparrows - and launching a movement in support of Black scientists. Dangerous, difficult and disgusting — Tracking cougar kills gives insights into the big cats…
 
In this episode we begin a review of Ontario’s new elementary math curriculum. It is being rolled out this year as schools re-open. In this series we will: provide an overview of the curriculum, discuss its overall significance, delve into social and emotional learning and explore a new trend towards what is known as computational…
 
It seems like every day, we’re seeing new changes that COVID-19 is bringing to the world of work. Firms are choosing to automate and digitize, and they’re turning increasingly to remote and casual work. Policy-makers have helped people and businesses through the early days of the crisis. But now it’s time to meet the future of work head on.Today on…
 
In this episode we are rebroadcasting a July 20 podcast from Union School Podcast created by the Elementary Teachers of Toronto Political Action Political Education Committee. In this episode host Charles Gibbs interviews Rachel Wagner, a Toronto teacher, about Outdoor Education in the context of the re-opening of schools. We encourage you to subsc…
 
In this episode two of our hosts provide an update on the growing demands in Alberta and Ontario for a safe re-opening of schools. References and Resources for this episode Organizing for a Safe September for All Forum – Ontario Education Workers United, Thursday August 26, 2020 Register here Model-based projections for COVID-19 outbreak size…
 
In this episode we speak with e-learning researcher and teacher Dr. Beyhan Farhadi about her own experiences during remote learning last year, her new study about how the implementation of educational policy by secondary teachers in Ontario and Alberta during the pandemic and about how teachers can prepare for the new school year in terms…
 
As calls to “defund the police” have spread around the world, we’ve seen the violence police inflict upon communities of colour. Race-based data is hard to come by in Canada, but the data we do have show Black and Indigenous people to be disproportionately policed and to face high rates of police violence.Now, many Canadians are seriously consideri…
 
In this episode we speak with four K-12 students from Ontario about their thoughts and concerns for the re-opening of schools. This podcast was recorded July 27, just days prior to the Ontario government releasing its guidelines for the re-opening of schools. References for this episode: Raise Your Hands Raise Your Voice Facebook Group…
 
In this episode we talk with Dr. Shane Miersch about science literacy. As provinces announce various different plans for the re-opening of schools, we discuss what to make of the studies and reports relating to sars-covi-2 virus, the virus that causes COVID19, and children. We also discuss hope re-opening can contribute to the greater body…
 
In this episode we discuss key aspects of health and safety legislation from Ontario and Alberta as well as the specific concerns of educational support staff in following new guidelines for their health and safety and that of the students in their care. References and resources for this episode: Ontario Ontario Occupational Health and Safety…
 
In this episode we survey the landscape across Canada for what provinces and territories are planning for school re-opening as well as international guidelines for re-opening provided by the World Health Organization. References and resources for this episode: Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19 – Wor…
 
Au-delà des manchettes et de la course des meneurs, les électeurs sont peu nombreux à savoir comment se déroule une élection. Qui en sont ses acteurs clés ? Quel rôle jouent les médias dans l’élection ? Comment le gouvernement continue-t-il de fonctionner durant la campagne ? L’ouvrage Inside the Campaign: Managing Elections in Canada se penche sur…
 
Earlier in June, the Fair Deal Panel made public its final report to the Alberta government. The stated goal of the panel was to find ways to get Alberta a better deal in the federation, and promote the province’s economic interests along the way. In the recommendations, some of the items are now standard fare for Alberta politics, including the re…
 
In this episode we close out the academic year with an interview about organizing in Ontario to ensure a safe re-opening of schools. We talk with Sarah Vance, a high school teacher from Toronto about the work of Ontario Education Workers United this year and, in particular, around preparing for a safe re-opening of schools…
 
Oumuamua could be a relic from giant clouds where stars are born (1:33). Female genetic superiority: when it comes to survival, two X chromosomes beat an X and a Y (9:55). Megadrought: will the southwest part of North America be parched for decades? (24:56) How scientists in Quebec are stepping up to fight a climate-related rise in Lyme disease (32…
 
Across the country educators, parents and students are actively staking their claim for what re-opening should look like. By sharing our experiences in areas that are already re-opening, both good and bad, we can ensure that we learn together so that we can take up our social responsibility to the younger generation and one another.…
 
What if we hadn’t locked down? Studies show we saved many millions of lives. (1:36) The return of race science — the quest to fortify racism with bad biology. (9:31) A dinosaur’s s last meal of fresh ferns fossilized in incredible detail. (30:13) Pathway to Mars — is it ethical to go to the Red Planet? (38:07)…
 
Canada’s system of long-term care was a powder keg; COVID-19 the spark that set it alight. As the virus overtook nursing and care homes across the country, we began to hear about the outdated facilities and the population unable to advocate for itself. Then there are the workers themselves, forced to work across multiple facilities just to make end…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2020 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login