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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
11 hours ago
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
a day ago
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
big-oil
big-oil

Every Canadian Unknowingly Gives $100 a Year to Big Oil, Study Reveals

And that’s before the Trudeau government blew $4.5 billion on the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Stephen Leahy
6.6.18
Maple Leaf Cookies
Maple Leaf Cookies

I Ate a Canadian Tasting Menu for Astronauts and It Was More Swanson Than ‘Jetsons’

The menu for astronaut David Saint-Jacques's mission into space included maple leaf cookies and a whole lot of fish.
Nick Rose
5.11.18
ruh roh
ruh roh

Walmart Says 'Glitch' Caused Apparent E3-Spoiling Leak, Titles Are 'Speculative'

Walmart Canada's apparent leak included Rage 2, Splinter Cell, Borderlands 3, and more.
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
ruh roh
ruh roh

Canada’s New National Alert System Failed Spectacularly During Its First Test

Alerts didn’t make it to mobile devices in Quebec and Ontario.
Jordan Pearson
5.7.18
presented by toyota
presented by toyota

If Canada Wants People to Drive Electric Cars It Needs to Build Charging Stations

Canada should take a tip from Norway and support electric vehicles with the necessary infrastructure.
Kate Fane
5.4.18
climate change
climate change

Climate Impacts of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Could Cost Up to $8.7 Billion

There are real costs associated with releasing more CO2 into the atmosphere. Here, we crunched some numbers.
Stephen Leahy
5.3.18
Reality Checks
Reality Checks

Basic Income Is Being Set Up to Fail

The current crop of basic income trials fall painfully short of holding society-changing potential.
Jordan Pearson
5.2.18
Censorship
Censorship

A Canadian Company Is Blocking LGBTQ Content for Censorious Regimes

Netsweeper is blocking content in 30 countries, according to a new report from Toronto-based research group Citizen Lab.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.18