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Summer fireworks can traumatize pets and cause wildlife to flee

Fireworks can frighten wild and domestic animals, start wildfires and affect some people’s mental health.

Indian activists call for recognition of queer relationships beyond marriage

Trans and queer kinships provide emotional as well as material supports and care. But legalizing marriage alone would ignore such kinship ties.

Looming WestJet strike illustrates the lasting impact deregulation has had on the aviation industry

While the pandemic undoubtedly impacted the aviation industry, its problems were already present prior to COVID-19. The pandemic simply intensified these issues.

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