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The CRTC says an inquiry has confirmed allegations Canada's telecommunications industry used unacceptable sales practices that misled consumers and harmed vulnerable members of the public.
Cultured meat production could spur global warming more in the long term than some types of beef cattle farming, a new study suggests.
A growing number of companies are building their business models around the selfie, attracting people with destinations that beg visitors to take out the phone and snap away.
NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's frigid winter. The space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is posting the highs and lows online, along with wind speed and atmospheric pressure from the InSight lander. In its most recent update, InSight recorded a high of -17 C and a low of -95 C.
A top Canadian law firm has beaten out several others that jockeyed to represent people with money tied up in a cryptocurrency exchange that became frozen after the mysterious death of its founder in India.
A former Associated Press photographer in Florida who covered more than 100 space shuttle launches, the Elian Gonzalez saga, and the presidential recount has died.
It’s a crowd-pleasing party trick: Cut a grape in half, pop it in the microwave, hit “start” then sit back and watch the dazzling “grape balls of fire.” Now a team of Canadian scientists has figured out how grapes generate plasma in your kitchen.
The climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.
Scientists on Monday said they have decoded the genome of Earth's largest predatory fish, detecting numerous genetic traits that help explain its remarkable evolutionary success.
A non-profit Israeli consortium said Monday that it hopes to make history this week by launching the first private craft to land on the moon.
An international team of scientists left Vancouver on the weekend for a research expedition to the Gulf of Alaska where they will conduct the first comprehensive study of Pacific salmon in the region.
China's government is accusing the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.
Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, says it wants to be greener.
Dozens of oilsands environmental impact studies are marred by inconsistent science that's rarely subjected to independent checks, says a university study.
British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules on Facebook to keep it from acting like "digital gangsters" and intentionally violating data privacy and competition laws.
Killer whales are the only predators that regularly kill and devour Pacific white-sided dolphins off the B.C. coast. So researchers were surprised when drone footage showed such dolphins playing within a few fin-spans of killer whales’ toothy jaws.
As the Trudeau government decides whether to join its security and trading partners in banning Huawei Canada from supplying technology to build Canada's 5G wireless networks, it risks an expensive lawsuit under the terms of a foreign investor protection agreement signed by its predecessor.
Where you stand on the self-checkout debate may be influenced by your age as well your view on whether the technology represents progress or a step backward as shoppers — aided by machines — do the work of cashiers.