Capturing carbon: West Carleton high school grad hopes to use seawater to slow climate crisis
A recent graduate from West Carleton Secondary School has big plans for his project to remove carbon dioxide from the air and the oceans.
Rocket men: Unregulated space travel posing a threat to the fragile environment of the blue planet
Billionaires such as Richard Branson, are launching rockets into space without any form of governmental oversight. That’s dangerous.
Despite the rhetoric, Canada lags behind other countries in joining the digital world
As the collaboration between Big Tech and government in the U.S., moves ahead, Canada waits for it to begin.
Canada in a race to build the next best electric car battery
Tesla’s batteries have positioned the company as an industry leader in the race to define the future of the auto industry and proven the need to develop and enhance battery technology.
Teens, tech and COVID-19: Finding the balance
Electronic media have been a lifeline for many workers and students through the COVID-19 pandemic but the increasing reliance on devices has many parents asking ‘how much is too much?’ In a recent study from the Chicago Children’s Hospital, 63 per cent of parents reported their teens were using social…
Love in the age of COVID: How the pandemic has revolutionized online dating
It was a dull, grey afternoon in April when Jordyn McDonald, 20, finally took the plunge and joined Tinder. She wasn’t even really looking for a date. After eight long weeks in lockdown in her Northern Ontario home of 8,500 people, she just felt unbearably lonely. “The isolation in my…
Shopify shuts trend-setting workspace and Ottawa’s downtown real estate market is rattled to core
Shopify leads the retreat from Ottawa’s office real estate market. How many will follow their lead?
ACORN campaign pushes for free internet for low-income Canadians during pandemic
ACORN has been campaigning for free internet for low income Canadians during the pandemic. Who is being impacted and what are some challenges to making this happen?
‘Do I pay the rent, do I take the internet?’ Protesters demand free online service
With the pandemic magnifying the need for internet access, ACORN Toronto rallies for Internet for All and the University of Toronto implements a new service to help students.