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The LINK with (L-R) Marie-Claude, Terry, Lynn, and Marc

Economy, Health, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society, The Link

The LINK Online April 19, 20, 21, 2019

Your hosts, Terry, Marie-Claude, Lynn, and Marc (video of show at bottom) Court case launched against “smart city” over privacy A project by the American firm Sidewalk Labs to turn a large section of downtown Toronto into a “smart city”» 

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

Jobs threatened, jobs created, the future of employment in 2030

Many reports suggest that technology and AI will threaten vast numbers of typical job categories we know today. A new report notes that other factors will also come into play in both eliminating and in creating jobs by 2030 including» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Robots and AI may take your job

New survey shows worldwide worry Think about it, when driverless vehicles come on-stream, what happens to literally millions of bus drivers, taxi drivers, and the huge variety of truck and delivery drivers. And that’s just the start. RCI: Feb 2018:» 

Economy, Politics, Society

Think your job, your career, is secure? Think again!

“There will be huge carnage and it is going to happen quickly”. Frank Graves We’ve seen it in forestry; one machine can replace a hundred lumberjacks. We’ve seen it in construction where one worker with a nail gun can replace» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Society

Canadians generally feel 2017 probably won’t be such a good year

Most Canadians surveyed thought 2016 wasn’t a very good year, and as the new year rings in, there’s a feeling of hope for better times. But, that hope seems to be shortlived in Canada. A new survey this year shows» 

Society

Mid-life crisis? Now quarter-life crisis

Many will have heard of the phenomenon of the so-called “mid-life crisis” when people aged somewhere between roughly 35-50 years old question their lives, goals, future and so on. A new survey of Canadian youth shows  what appears to be»