Highlights/Internet, Science and Technology

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Arrest of Huawei exec: Canada between a rock and a hard place

Reprisal? Former Canadian diplomat reportedly arrested in China Acting on an extradition request of the U.S., Canada arrested a top executive of the tech-giant Huawei.  Meng Wanzhou, 46, the chief financial officer of the firm, has been accused by the» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology

Drone delivery to remote northern village

A company called “Drone Delivery Canada” has signed a $2.5 million deal to use drone technology to deliver small packages and mail to remote communities in the Ontario far north. The deal with the Moose Cree will deliver letters, general» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Smart cities threaten privacy, freedom, warns expert

The former privacy commissioner of Ontario recently resigned from a project to create a smart city in Toronto because there are no guarantees the collection of personal data would be kept private. Privacy is fundamental to freedom, says Ann Cavoukian,» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Scarcity mindset: beware when you go shopping

“Scarcity mindset”, that’s the speciality of assistant professor Caroline Roux She teaches marketing at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Roux describes it as the feeling of “not having enough,” or FOMO as they say, the “fear» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Not so merry a Christmas for Canadian workers

It should be a joyous time of the year as families prepare for Christmas and the holidays. But for tens of thousands of Canadian workers, that is unlikely to be the case this year. An abrupt announcement of another closure» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

December 6th anniversary and the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

December 6th memorial events are taking place across Canada on the day now known as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. In Montreal this evening, fourteen beams of light will illuminate the skies above Mount Royal,» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Statistics Canada pauses data collection on citizens finances over privacy concerns

Statistics Canada is the federal agency responsible for collecting statistics on all aspects of Canadian life. When it was learned the agency was beginning to collect personal banking information on 500,000 citizens, there was an outcry over invasion of privacy.» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Canada- 5G- security concerns about China

The world is quickly moving towards the new technology of 5G networks. There has been widespread international concern however about China’s activity and eagerness to get involved in ‘western” development of the new networks.   This particularly involves tech giant Huawei» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

ISS visible over Canada this evening

ISS, the International Space Station, will be visible in the night sky above Canada tonight, with David Saint-Jacques now aboard. Many Canadians watched him move into the satellite in low earth orbit on Monday, along with U.S. astronaut Anne McClain and Russian» 

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

English has some funny words, and science has rated them

Upchuck, bubby, boff, wriggly, yaps, giggle, cooch, guffaw, puffball, and jiggly. some of the words rated as among the funniest What makes a word funny? Well, its form partly, partly what it means, and partly the image it implies among»