Big data set to receive big money
By Chantal Bacchus | Science, research and big data all big winners in 2018 Federal Budget announcement.
Predatory journals on the prowl
By Marina Wang | Predatory journals feign peer-review and scam researchers, undermining the scientific process and wasting time and resources.
Beyond the numbers: Why the brunt of this year’s flu season came early
By Andrew Savory | Lab-confirmed cases have spiked this flu season, but experts say the worst may have already arrived.
Swimming in sewage: Ottawa River’s wastewater problem
By Cassandra Plourde | As of September 2017, over 1,400 million litres of sewage and stormwater overflowed from the capital into the Ottawa River, report finds.
Environmental investments in 2017 budget get mixed reviews
On March 22, the federal government introduced the second budget of Justin Trudeau’s mandate. Building on their campaign promise to prioritize environmental action, Finance Minister Bill Morneau made green investment a featured item in the 2017 budget. A...
Assisted dying in Canada: How have physicians fared so far?
By Alex Parsons and Karissa Gall | After assisted dying became legal in Canada last June, a rising number of Canadians are visiting their physicians to get assistance ending their lives.