Highlights/Internet, Science and Technology

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Canada, U.S, Five Eyes: security concerns about China

As Canada seeks to develop its 5G cyber network, international concerns are being raised about the security of its infrastructure. The so-called “Five Eyes”, Canada, the U.S., the U.K, Australia, and New Zealand is an international surveillance, security, and information» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian bank pushing for more digital and self-serve clients

Canada’s TD bank (Toronto-Dominion) the country’s largest lender,  wants to boost the percentage of its self-serve routine transactions to 90 per cent. Rizwan Khalfan, chief digital and payments officer says right now about 80 per cent of routine transactions are» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

New theory about Martian moons

The Martian moons are two pock-marked, cratered and slightly odd-shaped structures. It was long thought they were asteroids that long ago became captive of Martian gravity and pulled into orbit around the red planet. A new theory however suggests differently,» 

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian Medical Association resigns from world body

If, as someone has noted, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, what of plagiarization–that 10-dollar word that serves as a fancy coverup for the two-bit act called cheating? The Canadian Medical Association delivered a message about where it stands» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Space lectures offered for free online

The Canadian Space Agency will present some of its major projects in a series of live lectures in that people can see on its YouTube channel for free. A lecture on October 5, 2018 will explore the RADARSAT Constellation mission» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

Further evidence of a moon outside our solar system

For the first time, astronauts last year thought they may have found a moon outside our solar system, and recent observations lend credence to the existence of this exomoon. This moon is thought to be the size and mass of» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

That “selfie” that may kill you

A new study from the India Institute of Medical Science has found that there have been at least 259 people who have died while taking selfies from October 2011 to November 2017. The study was published in the Journal of» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Arctic sea ice retreat 2018

Not a record low, but nearly. The Arctic ice is reported to have reached its annual minimum for the summer season. In a preliminary report, NASA and the US-National Snow and Ice Data Center reported that on September 28, Arctic» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

The wonderful world of snake oil promoters and people who believe them

Claims vs science: New Canadian series explores miracle diets, anti-ageing cures, and other wellness fads A Canadian researcher and specialist in health issues has travelled the world looking at all kinds of so-called health remedies. It’s all explored in a» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Today’s kids are not ‘physically literate’

A new and extensive research study of thousands of Canadian children found that generally Canadian children are not doing well when it comes to “physical literacy”. More than just a measure of physical fitness, this is a Canadian-inspired concept which»