Monthly Archives: May 2015

Let’s talk about the ethics of germline modification

Gregor Wolbring conveys the need for clarity in the call for public discussion about human germline genetic modification.

Ethics Inside and Out

Letitia Meynell argues that professional schools must both integrate ethics across their curricula and include ethics education taught by people external to the profession and the school.

Do we really need an even better prenatal test for Down syndrome?

Chris Kaposy challenges the need for further developments in prenatal testing for Down syndrome.

Manufacturing Consensus on Commercial Surrogacy in Canada

Dave Snow questions the supposed public consensus behind Canada’s commercial surrogacy prohibition.

We Need to Address Environmental Racism In Nova Scotia

Ingrid Waldron calls for public support of Nova Scotia Bill 111: An Act to Address Environmental Racism.

Hungry Canadians: Changing the Conversation from Food Charity to the Right to Food

Graham Riches argues that there is a need to reframe the issue of food insecurity in terms of rights, not charity.

Bill 100 and the Challenges for Indigenous Health Research

Debbie Martin argues that Section 12 of Bill 100 stifles academic freedom and potentially threatens her Indigenous health research.