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Economy, Politics, Society

New survey shows continued division in Canada

The federal election last year showed that during the last four years the country has become deeply divided. The Liberals under Justin Trudeau were re-elected but with a minority government largely due to support in southern Ontario, Quebec and the »

International, Politics

Hong Kong: pro-democracy wins local elections; Canada’s reaction?

With pro-democracy protests still ongoing, albeit, slightly calmed, the elections for the lower echelon of government, the regional councils, were held on Sunday. Pro-democracy candidates won almost all positions and now 17 of the 18 regional councils are dominated by »

L-R: Marie-Claude Simard, Mathiew Leiser, Levon Sevunts, Marc Montgomery

The Link

The LINK Online Sept. 13, 14, 15, 2019

Your hosts, Levon, Mathiew, and Marc (video of show at bottom) Expert warns of possible Russian disinformation campaign in Canada’s election Canada’s election has officially been launched and the political parties are busy trying to get their respective messages, platforms, »

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

Economy, Health, Indigenous, Internet, Science & 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 & Entertainment, Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science & 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 & 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 & Animal Life, 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 »