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Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Report: No foreign influence in recent Canadian elections

In their first report presented to the Canadian parliament, Elections Canada concluded that Canada’s 43rd general election on Oct. 21 came and went with no serious cybersecurity threats. “As a large-scale logistics event, an election can only be realized with» 

Economy, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Survey: New office work space trends are actually counter-productive

Open-office and unassigned work desks, i.e., not dedicated to a particular person but open to anyone who needs a spot, are relatively recent office trends. A new survey finds that a majority of workers find such ideas unappealing and that» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Bombardier divestment continues: reports say rail division sold

The once giant Canadian-based multi-national Bombardier continues its sell-off of divisions. Since the final sale of its C-series programme to Airbus, there had been rumours that remaining portions of the company were also up for grabs as the company struggled» 

L-R: Vincenzo Morello, Levon Sevunts, Marc Montgomery

Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, The Link

The LINK Online Feb 14.15.16, 2020

Your hosts today, Levon Sevunts, Vincenzo Morello,Marc Montgomery (video of show at bottom Canada plans to support ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping Environmentalists have long been concerned about shipping in the Arctic using heavy fuel oil (HFO)» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Canada’s Bombardier divests its commercial aerospace division

Bombardier reports US $1.6 billion loss for 2019 With a poor financial announcement today, the Canadian multinational industrial giant Bombardier also announced it is getting out of the commercial aviation business. Struggling with debt, the firm sold its turboprop Q» 

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It’s World Radio Day!

In 2011 UNESCO declared February 13th to be World Radio Day, which was adopted by the U.N General Assembly as an ‘international day’ the following year. This year the theme is diversity. Radio Canada International joined with four other broadcasters» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

University of British Columbia researchers working on marijuana breathalyzer

Law enforcement might soon be able to have a better way for testing drivers who may be high.  Dr. Mina Hoorfar, an engineering professor, who runs the Advanced Thermo Fluidic Lab, at the University of British Columbia, and her research» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Climate change, human activities, and increasing disease exposure

Its seems that as climate changes, particularly warming in the northern hemisphere, new diseases are also appearing to infect humans. But climate change is not the only reason Dr Courtney Howard (MD, CCFP-EM) is president of the Canadian Association of» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Task force outlines recommendations for virtual health care in Canada

The Virtual Care Task Force (VCTF) has released a new report containing its recommendations for the expansion of virtual health care in Canada. Virtual health care is when a physician or medical professional interacts with their patient remotely, or through» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canada celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The National Council of Canadian Research (NRC) hosted a symposium in Ottawa for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, to celebrate women that are working in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Speaking at the»