Canada

environment

Stunning Photos Show Canada's Alpine Environments Are Shrinking

Images of Canada’s changing mountain landscape tell the story of its past and its future.
Mirjam Guesgen
11.30.18
digital divide

Canada Has 'No Plan' to Bring Broadband to Rural and Remote Communities, Watchdog Says

A scathing new report shows that Canada has a long way to go when it comes to closing the country’s digital divide.
Jordan Pearson
11.20.18
SpaceX

Falcon 9 Backlog Delays Canada’s $1B Surveillance Project

The constellation of three satellites will surveil 90 percent of the Earth from orbit, but SpaceX's backlog has delayed the launch.
Jordan Pearson
11.13.18
climate change

Glaciers in One of the World’s Largest Ice Fields Are Rapidly Shrinking

A 2018 report called the “State of the Mountains” details the effects of climate change on an iconic North American mountain range.
Sarah Emerson
10.31.18
piracy

What Happens When Telecom Companies Search Your Home for Piracy

Adam Lackman ran TVAddons, a site hosting unofficial addons for Kodi media player. A legal team representing powerful telecom and media companies—Bell and Rogers included—searched his home and sued him for piracy. Now, he's fighting to make it to trial.
Jordan Pearson
10.25.18
Weed

Canadian Researchers Are Stoked About Access to Legal Weed

Legal cannabis means more people will be able to access science-based information instead of relying on anecdotes from their local dealer.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.18
basic income

Why CEOs Love Basic Income

CEOs are asking Ontario's conservative government to stop the cancellation of an ongoing basic income pilot. Basic income is conservative, the open letter's co-author says, and sadly, he's right.
Jordan Pearson
10.18.18
LEGAL WEED

Start Rolling Your Blunts: The Best Science Stories to Read When You’re High

Recreational cannabis use is legal in Canada starting today, so here’s some trippy science to celebrate with.
Jordan Pearson
10.17.18
sharks

Watch This Random Guy Strip Down In an Aquarium and Swim With the Sharks

Also, it was jazz night.
Jordan Pearson
10.15.18
ransomware

Canada’s Favorite ‘Authentic’ ‘Pasta’ ‘Experience’ Hacked With ‘Military Grade Algorithms’

Budda boom budda bing!!!
Jordan Pearson
10.3.18
Video Games

Microsoft Quietly Piloted a Conservative Political Ad on Xbox

Microsoft says it sought input from players and decided to remove the ad for conservative Canadian politician Doug Ford that appeared on the Xbox dashboard in June.
Jordan Pearson
9.28.18
Weed

The Canadian Government Is Going to Scan Social Media to See If You Smoke Pot

The data will allegedly be anonymous, and the government will also look into activity on dark web markets.
Jordan Pearson
9.21.18
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