If we can't figure out how to engage and empower youth around the world, there is little chance of achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, writes Rohit Ramchandani, health studies alumnus and adjunct professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems.
National discussions on cannabis legalization, along with increased access to medical marijuana, may have encouraged more high school students to consume the drug years before it became legal in Canada.
The Hi5 Challenge is a freestyle competition that encourages high school students to develop creative solutions to pressing health issues through the use of information technology. This is a great opportunity for students in grade 11 and 12 interested in health care, technology, or business.
Food security is an urgent and growing concern for Indigenous populations in Canada. Environmental change in aquatic ecosystems can impact the health of fish and the communities that rely on those fish in many ways. Some of those ways can involve exposure to contaminants like mercury.