Public health authorities face a tricky challenge, determining how to balance the concerns of the allergic individual against the well-being of the group. Meanwhile, immunologists are warning about the unintended consequences of widespread nut avoidance.
There’s a prevailing belief in our culture that the innocence of childhood is sacred and must be preserved at all costs. I don’t agree. Today's Parent, September 2017.
The Story of Us was not a failure: ask my kids
It did not present a perfect, exhaustive chronology – the most deadening approach to history – but highlighted the drama, the stories within the histories, some of the main historic arcs. The Globe and Mail, June 2017
Has Old-fashioned fun been trumped by fears of injury and liability?
When I moved back to Toronto from Berlin, a newly single mum, my first order of business was finding good, affordable childcare for my two boys. What I discovered was a daycare system on the verge of collapse.
Traffic flow is a problem on Ontario highways, but a 10km/h raise in speed limits isn’t going to fix it. The move is nothing more than a distraction from a much bigger problem: The transportation sector is the main contributor of greenhouse gases in this province.