Highlights/technology

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

(interview) The fastest growing sector of Canadian economy is the …

..clean energy industry Amid all the talk about reducing pollution and going green, there’s not been much general awareness of the fastest growing area of the Canadian economy. Clean Energy Canada commissioned a report which analyses Canada’s clean energy industries.» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

A hyperloop for Canada?

It’s the stuff of science fiction from the distant past of almost a century ago. Robert Heinlein wrote about such a thing in Starman Jones in 1953, but the idea had been around even decades before that. Basically it’s a» 

The LINK Online, Jan 11,12,13, 2019

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, Marc   (video of show at bottom -Facebook archived version starts after one minute) Canadian officials meet with detained Canadians in China For the second time in a matter of weeks, Canadian officials have been granted» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Technology and you in 2019

“Tech” is growing everywhere, from increasing presence of smart phones, laptops, and tablets, to autonomous vehicles, to “smart” appliances and houses, and even entire communities. But with all this technology, and information about your own activity and habits, what about» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Science needed to solve world issues, say Canadians

A new survey suggests that 75 per cent of Canadians think that critical challenges facing the world will need to be solved by science and technology. But more than half also think society is turning away from science in favour» 

Internet, Science and Technology

$125.2 million announced for high-speed internet in Inuit region of Arctic Quebec

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North.  Ottawa and the province of Quebec announced $125.2 million this week to help improve high-speed internet in Nunavik, the Inuit region of northern Quebec. The money will go» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology

A new way to pave the road to the future

A friend of mine just spent $400 to repair suspension damage caused by driving on Montreal’s many potholed and cracked roads. The roads in this major city are generally in bad shape and its almost always blamed on the weather» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Gender gap in STEMM will persist without intervention: study

More women are studying and working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (STEMM) but they are not closing the gender gap when it comes to publishing, according to a new study.  Researchers analysed 10 million academic» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canada lags in preparing for automation, says analyst

New technologies may lead to millions of job losses in Canada and governments here are not as prepared for change as they are in other countries, says a public policy analyst. Canada has already lost many jobs to automation in» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

A new weapon against breast cancer: virus

There is no doubt that breast cancer is a potentially deadly disease. It is estimated that 26,300 women and 230 men in Canada will have been diagnosed with breast cancer and almost 5000 women and 43 men will have died»