Cdn military program seeking help to find and take out waste in space

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is looking for help taking out the trash in space. Over the last two years, the military's Innovation for Defence...

Canadian Medical Association Journal lifts online paywall to health-care material

OTTAWA — All new content published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal is now available to the public for free. The CMAJ says it's removing...
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Hamilton scientists find way to dissolve, recycle rubber from car tires

Scientists in Hamilton say they have found a way to dissolve the rubber used in car tires, which could help keep what is typically...

Statistics Canada expects move to the digital cloud will prompt some rumbling

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is planning to move its information holdings to the digital cloud — a shift the national number-crunching agency acknowledges will prompt questions about the protection...

‘It’s a huge loss for science’: professors honour students killed in plane crash

Professors at several universities want to honour the young, promising scientists who were returning to Canada when their plane crashed in Iran, killing everyone on board. More than a dozen Canadian universities have confirmed...

Border agency’s digital device searches broke the law, privacy watchdog says

OTTAWA — The federal privacy czar says Canada's border agency violated the law by carrying out overly invasive searches of personal digital devices, in one case viewing...

1 in 5 menstrual apps have errors that could affect chances of pregnancy: study

TORONTO — A Canadian study suggests one in five fertility and menstrual tracking apps contain serious errors that could misinform users about their chances of...

Start the new year, and new decade, by making your slice of the internet...

TORONTO — In a year that saw companies such as TransUnion, Facebook and Desjardins urge their Canadian users to change their passwords and monitor...

Political pressure mounts as Ottawa moves closer to 5G decision on Huawei

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has long characterized it as a dispassionate policy exercise drawing on expert evidence. But the political drumbeats are growing louder — at...

‘Doomsday’ scenario of mass layoffs due to AI unlikely, federal documents say

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show that top government officials believe there is no imminent threat that artificial intelligence and robots will displace large...

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