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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 & 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 & 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 & 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 »