OTTAWA — The RCMP has assembled a fleet of more than 200 flying drones — eyes in the sky that officers use for everything from international border investigations to protecting VIP visitors, newly disclosed records show.The compact airborne devices are equipped with tools including video cameras and
TORONTO — Accessing medical records through a secure app, texting with health-care providers, using e-consultations for specialists — those are some of the ways Ontario's special adviser on health care envisions the increased use of virtual care in the province.Dr. Rueben Devlin and the premier'
Allowing Huawei to help build 5G in Britain would be like letting a "kleptomaniac" into your home, the US ambassador to the UK has said. The reported decision by outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May to approve a role for the Chinese telecommunications giant in developing the network has sparked
When mobile game developer Kiwi first released Joyride, the app looked familiar: Similar to wildly popular HQ Trivia, Joyride offered players the ability to win quiz shows in live broadcasts. The key difference: Joyride’s app wasn’t home to just one trivia show, but multiple shows around topics like
MONTREAL — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is doing well as he continues his long journey home after a six-month stint aboard the International Space Station, the Canadian Space Agency said Tuesday.The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane after landing in Kazakhstan late Monday and was
Scientists have discovered a new type of plastic pollution spreading on rocks in Madeira, which has been dubbed "plasticrust". Researchers say they have found small patches of what looks like melted plastic encrusted on rocks on the Portuguese island's shoreline. The plastic patches -
(Bloomberg) -- Pork producers are stepping up their campaign to ease regulation of genetically engineered livestock following an executive order President Donald Trump issued earlier this month instructing federal agencies to speed up approval of new agricultural biotechnology.The National Pork Producers
App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 23, 2019:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1\. Minecraft, Mojang2\. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.3\. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations4\. iSchedule, HotSchedules5\. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd.6\. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd.7\. Geometry
The federal government will spend $60 million in revenue from its carbon pricing system to help elementary and secondary schools in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and New Brunswick become more energy efficient.Speaking outside a school in Ottawa Tuesday, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna framed
An Ontario anthropology professor has helped a Danish team confirm the existence of a beluga-narwahl hybrid whale — now dubbed the "narluga." It started with a strange skull, collected from a hunter in Greenland three decades ago and passed on to academics in Denmark.They shared what they had
SpaceX launched its largest rocket yet on Tuesday complete with 24 research satellites and a deep space atomic clock.
Britain’s financial watchdog has warned that Facebook’s plans for its Libra cryptocurrency will not simply “walk through authorisation” and must be scrutinised.
Firefighters in England issued a serious warning following an incident involving a child and his Samsung tablet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes.It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but the first
South East Asian ride-hailing giant Grab has taken a stake in London start-up Splyt to help develop its “super app” technology and allow more users to access its services.
Who wants to walk from the bedroom or the living room to the home office to plug a USB stick into the printer? Much better to tap your smartphone screen or a button on the laptop from wherever you are and hear the familiar sound of paper whirring through the rollers elsewhere.This is a feature made possible
TORONTO -- A legal clinic that serves workers injured on the job is laying off 40 per cent of its staff in the wake of cuts to legal aid made by Ontario's government. Toronto's Injured Workers Community (IWC) Legal Clinic is laying off one staff lawyer and three community legal workers, director
SpaceX has managed to recover the nose cone — or fairing — of its powerful Falcon Heavy rocket, after a year and a half of trial and error.The company was able to accomplish the feat using a giant net hoisted up behind a high speed boat, which dashed to catch the large piece of rocket that is designed
SpaceX has launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in one of its most challenging missions, and is carrying a variety of cargo from 24 satellites to human remains. Lifting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in the early hours of Tuesday morning, the mission - dubbed the STP-2 for Space Test Program -
There’s a good reason Amazon users spent more than £3.3 billion on products in just 36 hours last year. That reason is Amazon Prime Day.
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.The U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co. and other top Chinese tech companies is making it trickier for some mobile industry professionals to get down to business.The June 26-28
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.For years, companies like Oracle and International Business Machines invested heavily to build new markets in China for their industry-leading databases. Now, boosted in part by escalating
LONGUEUIL, Que. — David Saint-Jacques returned to Earth on Monday after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.The native of Saint-Lambert, Que., has set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a Canadian at 204 days.The Canadian astronaut was joined by NASA astronaut Anne