Jeff Renaud
Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

Using Statistics Canada data, professor Rachel Margolis found a policy change to parental benefits in Quebec led to a 6-per-cent decrease in separation and divorce among heterosexual couples.

Digital tool assesses privacy and effectiveness of contact tracing apps 

Digital tool assesses privacy and effectiveness of contact tracing apps 

A new tool developed by a team of Western University computer scientists performs a digital deep dive on the near-endless stream of contact tracing (CT) mobile apps currently available on the market to evaluate their effectiveness and, more importantly for most, their privacy thresholds.

Words 2020 lives on as virtual festival

Words 2020 lives on as virtual festival

Words 2020 – London’s literary and creative arts festival – launched on Nov. 6 and it’s 100-per-cent virtual as the world stays safe amidst the global pandemic. “We need the transformative power of literature, the arts, and big thinking now more than ever. Over the...