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If the rollout of legal recreational marijuana goes more-or-less smoothly this week, an Ottawa-based tech firm will be able to claim at least some of the credit.
Millions of visitors to Canada's national parks can add cannabis to their camping kits. Parks Canada said people can consume marijuana at their campsites after it becomes legal Wednesday.
A new study suggests belugas are being increasingly infected with a parasite known as toxoplasma gondii, transmitted through the feces of cats.
Facebook Inc. will ban false information about voting requirements and fact-check fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations ahead of next month's U.S. midterm elections, company executives say.
Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, died at 65 on Monday, his family said.
A new summary of toxins in the Arctic shows contaminants, such as mercury, continue to threaten polar bears and whales. But new threats — both chemical and climatic — are emerging, says the report done for the eight nations that ring the North Pole.
As part of our experiential journalism series In Your Shoes, we accepted a challenge from a producer to go two weeks without any single-use plastics. More than one crying emoji was shared over the course of the challenge.
Stephen Hawking spoke from beyond the grave Monday to warn the world that science and education are under threat around the world.
The survey found that more than one in five companies said they were impacted by a cyberattack last year, with large businesses more than twice as likely as small ones to be apparent targets.
Add beer to chocolate, coffee and wine as some of life's little pleasures that global warming will make scarcer and costlier, scientists say.
U.S. President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if humans are causing global warming, and he suggests that the climate will "change back again."
Filling the reservoirs of Quebec's hydroelectric dams has sometimes caused small earthquakes — a process that doesn't seem to have occurred elsewhere in Canada, according to a seismologist who has studied the phenomenon.
NASA says one of its space telescopes, the Chandra X-ray Observatory, came back online Friday after being shut down for two days.
Current and former employees describe how incentive systems at call centres for Rogers, Fido and Bell mean agents who decrease service plans suffer penalties, leading to a culture of "doing as little as possible" for the customer.
Fellow critic Omar Abdulaziz fears his relationship with Khashoggi may have put the Saudi journalist in further danger, given the spyware that was planted on Abdulaziz's phone.
The Elephant Hill Wildfire burned up 192,000 hectares of B.C. Interior in 2017. One archaeologist says that has made it easier to comb the forest floor for hidden Indigenous archaeological sites.
Biotechnology companies and drug producers are trying to isolate and patent the active chemicals in cannabis, potentially creating new medicines. That has critics raising "bio piracy" fears, as the once-illicit industry becomes mainstream.
Major broadband upgrades don't come around for communities very often, so it's essential that our standards are future-proofed to make sure these investments last.