Monday, June 24, 2019

‘Urgent actions’ needed to address violence against Indigenous women and girls — UN report

The United Nations special rapporteur on violence against women had some strong words for Canada at the end of her 13-day visit, saying the...

The political debate over migrants hasn’t turned ugly yet – but it could

The debate over what to do about the asylum seekers crossing our southern border — revived this week after the Quebec government worried aloud about its...

Fringe internet culture can’t stay in the fringes

Combine powerful online echo chambers, the perceived decline of the white male, a surge in online troll culture and groups of angry and alienated...

Drones allow farmers to limit pesticide use, spot problems with crops

It's the end of a two-day course, and Wayne Krekoski is manoeuvring a drone through the parking lot of a community hall in St....

Mounties called in as $110K in gold missing from mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is dealing with another possible theft, this time of nearly $110,000 in gold. Mint spokesperson Alison Crawford confirmed to CBC News that...

How cities are being redesigned to protect pedestrians from vehicles

Brad Done watched carefully as a machinist drilled a hole into a bright yellow metal tube about a metre long and 10 centimetres across at...

Cities being redesigned to protect pedestrians from vehicles

Brad Done watched carefully as a machinist drilled a hole into a bright yellow metal tube about a metre long and 10 centimetres across at...

DNA from genealogy site used to catch suspected Golden State Killer

More than three decades after his trail went cold, prosecutors say one of California's most prolific serial killers and rapists was caught...

Korean Leaders Call For 'Complete Denuclearization' Of The Peninsula, End Of Korean War

The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to declare an official More The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to...

Bill Cosby Is Guilty. The Women Were Heard.

“There has been a change in the world, and more people believe women’s stories today,” one women's advocate said.  More “I feel like I’m dreaming, can...