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Journalist Ing Wong-Ward, a tireless disability-rights inspiration and advocate, dies at 46

Ing Wong-Ward, a CBC journalist and tireless fighter for the rights of disabled Canadians, died Saturday from complications of colon cancer. Her husband, Tim, who was at her side, said Wong-Ward, who was 46, died peacefully. “She was an exceptional» 

Internet, Science and Technology

University’s cybersecurity centre gets private funding

A national centre for innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity will get $30 million dollars in investment from public and private sources. The Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst is a not-for-profit owned by Toronto’s Ryerson University. The centre is located in Brampton in» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology

Canada’s tech sector – a Goliath with room to grow

With continued instability in the energy and commodity markets, Canada’s growing technology sector is going to be a major economic driver for the foreseeable future, according to new research from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) at Ryerson University. The value» 

Immigration & Refugees, Society

‘White students’ union are removed in Toronto

Posters that appear to advertise a union for white students have been taken down at three universities in Toronto. The flyers show two white men in front of a picture of the CN Tower with the words “White Students Union!”» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Life in 2030, and how technology changes us

What will life be like in 2030?  How is technology changing us?. Those questions constitute the theme of a conference being organized by York University in Toronto as part of a larger series called Research Matters. One of the invited»