Canada

cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Miners Are Building Their Own Electricity Infrastructure

Canadian company DMG Blockchain is expanding its mining operation in British Columbia with its own electrical substation.
Jordan Pearson
8.2.18
basic income
basic income

Conservatives Just Killed Canada's Basic Income Pilot

Ontario Premier Doug Ford's administration cancelled the basic income pilot on Tuesday, which was supposed to run for three years and gave participants a monthly no-strings-attached support payment.
Jordan Pearson
7.31.18
environment
environment

Deformed Fish, Rabbits With Two Genitals: Canada’s Largest National Park Is Falling Apart

A federal study found that out of 17 environmental indicators at Wood Buffalo National Park—the second-largest national park in the world—15 are declining.
Jordan Pearson
7.17.18
News
News

Canadian Man Dies in 'Amateur-Built' Helicopter Crash

The DIY aircraft crashed in Alberta, killing the pilot.
Jordan Pearson
7.16.18
telecoms
telecoms

Canadian Telecoms Make the Most Money on Mobile Data in the World

Is it any surprise that Canadians have some of the lowest rates of mobile data usage globally?
Jordan Pearson
7.12.18
Moveable
Moveable

Greyhound’s Cuts in Western Canada Are Going to Screw Over So Many People

The Canadian bus provider announced it’s cutting service to 400 communities. Is it time to start thinking about a nationalized bus service?
Tracey Lindeman
7.11.18
Mysteries
Mysteries

Poop is Raining From the Sky in Canada, and the Government Says It's Not Planes

Is this the crappiest government cover-up ever?
Jordan Pearson
6.29.18
This Bird
This Bird

A Rebellious Bird Is Holding Up a Major Music Festival Because It Refuses to Move

A federally-protected killdeer and her eggs have created turmoil for Ottawa’s Bluesfest.
Sarah Emerson
6.26.18
environment
environment

Doug Ford, Canada’s Version of Trump, Is Waging His Own War on the Environment

Doug Ford is already cutting the GreenON fund, and said that the cap-and-trade program will be his first priority as premier of Ontario.
Farnia Fekri
6.22.18
watching the watchers
watching the watchers

We Tracked Police and Military Planes at the G7

Accessible tools made quantifying air activity over the heavily-policed economic summit a breeze.
Laurent Bastien Corbeil
6.21.18
DNA Hoax
DNA Hoax

A Sketchy DNA Testing Service Said Dogs Had First Nations Ancestry

Are Canadians using this DNA laboratory to claim First Nations tax exemptions?
Sarah Emerson
6.14.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

The Time Canada Wanted Its Own Internet Because It Thought the US Would Mess It Up

In the early 1970s, Canada envisioned a Trans-Canada Computer Communications Network free from US control.
Daniel Joseph
6.13.18