Highlights / delivery

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Use of drones to fight TB in remote locations investigated

An international team, including Canadian researchers, has been trying out the use of drones to help test for tuberculosis and treat it in Madagascar, a country in the Indian Ocean. Madagascar has difficult terrain making it hard to take test» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Drone delivery advances another step

A Canadian drone company is already well on the way to a commercial delivery operation to a relatively remote community in Canada’s north. Indeed several companies are testing the feasability of using drones to deliver goods, not the least of» 

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» 

Health

C-sections: doctors affirm a woman’s right to choose

Pregnant women who ask to deliver their babies by caesarian section should be informed of all the risks and benefits, but ultimately should be free to make their own decisions, says the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. More» 

Economy, Society

Christmas: season of joy, and stealing packages

Thieves take advantage of online buying/delivery practices As we near Christmas, more and more people it seems are doing shopping online.  Packages then are delivered to your door by post or courier. The trouble is that if no-one is home» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology

Delivery by air, drones take another step forward in Canada

A new company has been given approval by the federal agency controlling airspace, to begin test flights to deliver packages by drone. Transport Canada, Canada’s Federal regulatory body which is responsible for transportation policies and programs in Canada granted Drone» 

Politics, Society

Montreal’s mayor calls Canada Post ‘arrogant’

Montreal’s colourful mayor, Denis Coderre used a jackhammer to illustrate his opposition to Canada Post’s decision to stop delivering mail to individual homes. The crown corporation wants to save $500 million annually by instead, installing groups of mailboxes in communities»