Bonnie McKeating

Bio

Bonnie is a native Montrealer with an MA in Public Policy and Public Administration.

The Unfortunate Parallels Between Sexual Assault In The US And Canada

By Bonnie McKeating
This week, Canada witnessed the high-profile case of former CBC employee, Jian Ghomeshi, while he stood on trial for seven counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking against six women. It was a complicated web of…

Timeline Of The Zika Virus: How The Tropical Disease Affects The US

By Bonnie McKeating
Health officials in the US are actively pushing for the development of vaccines for the prevention and treatment of the Zika virus, in light of the ongoing outbreak. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious…

Everything You Should Know About The Debate On Fetal Tissue Research

By Bonnie McKeating
Since the introduction of the National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act of 1993, it has been legal to conduct research on fetal tissue that has been obtained either by spontaneous or induced abortion or following a stillbirth, with the…

How Millennials Can Make Strides In Public Perception Of HIV/AIDS

By Bonnie McKeating
The date is June 5, 1981, the day the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would publish a report that would shake the world. The report noted a few cases of gay men with unusual lung infections, and other indications of failing immune systems…

New Report Reveals The Gender Wage Gap Continues And It's Hurting Us

By Bonnie McKeating
I recently read that in 2014, the top 34 highest-paid actors earned $941 million, compared to the 18 highest-paid actresses who earned $281 million. I couldn’t help but wonder, why are we still talking about a gender wage gap? This endemic issue is…

Dancing With Molly: Why MDMA Is Gaining Traction With Millennials

By Bonnie McKeating
MDMA is quickly becoming one of North America’s favorite drugs. According to a report by the United Nations, although MDMA use had previously been declining, as of 2010, it has seen a steady increase worldwide. This resurgence is particularly high…