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This Is the Prototype Pod Designed by Canada's Only Hyperloop Team

Undergrads at the University of Waterloo are working to qualify the Goose II for a race in August.
James Jackson
7.24.17
Canada Budget 2017

Canada Is Investing $2 Billion in a Climate Disaster Mitigation Fund

In its new federal budget, Canada invests in machine learning and teaching kids to code, but offers no real plan for how to address workplace automation.
Jordan Pearson and Bryson Masse
3.22.17
Canada

The Threat of a Brain Drain Under a Trump Presidency Is Real

Top science and tech talent could choose to set up in other countries that are more hospitable to their work.
Kate Lunau
11.9.16
News

The Canadian Government Has Funded a Notorious Censorship Company for a Decade

Netsweeper may be building a 'Great Firewall' in Bahrain.
Jordan Pearson
9.21.16
Health

How a Scientist on Earth Is Studying a Floating Astronaut’s Veins

Astronauts’ arteries undergo troubling changes in space. A Canadian scientist is trying to figure out why.
Kate Lunau
5.27.16
Canada

A Canadian Startup Wants to Replace Drone Batteries With a Gas Engine

This range extender could keep drones in the sky for two hours or longer.
Mark Mann
5.4.16
News

This Startup Wants WiFi to Be the New Burglar Alarm

Wireless signals aren't just for sending emojis.
Jordan Pearson
12.1.15
News

Why BlackBerry Is Leaving Pakistan at the End of the Year

The troubled smartphone manufacturer says it would rather leave the market than compromise users’ privacy.
Jordan Pearson
11.30.15
News

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Canadian Roads in 2016

Ontario is "open for business," regulators say.
Jordan Pearson
10.13.15
Canada

Canadian Students Made This Neat Nanotech Ink to Thwart Counterfeiters

A smartphone camera's flash and some fancy processing algorithms are all that's needed to verify the authenticity of whatever the ink has been applied to.
Matthew Braga
8.7.15