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Why should we avoid gatherings at Christmas?

The issue of illegal gatherings during the holiday season is of great concern to healthcare workers. Why should Christmas gatherings be avoided at all costs? Thoughts and answers in this guide.

“I have a white friend! "

Satire to make people think ... This is the mission of the project "Me, I have a white friend!" »With various video clips that highlight the stereotypes present in our society. Perspectives on ways to undo these prejudices with the students.

Six young people against 33 countries: a first victory for the climate

In September 2020, six young people aged 8 to 21 lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights against 33 countries for having "failed to do their part to avoid a climate catastrophe". Three months later, we learned that their request had been accepted. Where are we now in the fight against climate change?

The Legault government's green plan: bold, but insufficient?

The government of François Legault recently presented its green plan to Quebecers. We are talking about $ 6.7 billion in investment over five years which should reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 12 million tonnes. Bold, but insufficient? Insights into the fight against climate change in Quebec and elsewhere in the world.

Vaccines and COVID-19: where are we exactly?

November 18, 2020. Just over eight months after the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic and a frantic race for the miracle cure, two vaccines appear to be effective and safe at 95% according to the full results of their clinical trials. Insights into how a vaccine is made.

Mental health and the pandemic: how to get better

The figures speak for themselves: 86% members of the Order of Psychologists have observed an increase in psychological distress in their patients since last spring. Perspectives on how to get better in this context of a global pandemic that has affected us for several months now.

Everything you need to know to fully understand what is at stake in the 2020 American elections

Here we are: the 2020 US elections will be held in a few hours and we will finally know the identity of the President of the United States for the next four years. Here is an active learning journey to grasp the ins and outs of this unprecedented election.

"Disinformers: how do they deceive us?

As part of the series “How do we make information”, the result of a collaboration between Agence Science-Presse and École branchée, we are now focusing on disinformers. The name of their leader? Donald Trump.

Assessing the validity of online scientific information

As part of the series “How do we make information”, the result of a collaboration between Agence Science-Presse and École branchée, we are now interested in the validity of scientific information. in the context of a global pandemic as we are currently living. Can you verify information that is based on science if you are not yourself a scientist? The answer is in this guide!

What is an information medium?

As part of the "How do we make information" series, a collaboration between Agence Science-Presse and École branchée, we answer the question: What is a news media?