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The evidence is unequivocal: The climate is changing, humans to blame

Science reporter Ivan Semeniuk joins Hannah Sung to discuss the most recent and comprehensive report on climate change from the United Nations.

Canada has more doctors, making more money than ever

The number of doctors in Canada and the amount they get paid by government health plans hit record highs in each of the past several years – and 2012 was no different.<p>Canada had more than 75,000 doctors working last year, an increase of 4 per cent over 2011, and governments paid them $22-billion …

A Canadian makes a difference (and still scores that bucket-list world tour)

Can travel change the world? Perhaps if more people were like Lee-Ann Gibbs. The Torontonian left her job as a corporate lawyer last fall to tour the world – but on her own terms, in a responsible way. In Nepal, she volunteered with Samrakshak Samuha Nepal (SASANE), an organization that helps …

Here’s something neat: Being messy has its benefits

The discussion about tidiness has always been a bit messy.<p>Are you born neat? Perhaps it's an innate cognitive thing. You think hierarchically, therefore order in your outside environment (as an extension of the one inside your head) is important. Or is it a matter of how you were brought up? Does …

Climate change will be felt strongly in countries like Canada: researcher

As world temperatures and sea levels rise, the effects of global warming will be felt most acutely in Canada and other countries far from the equator, says a Canadian researcher and co-ordinating author of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.<p>The first stage of the …

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There's a touching story behind this Google Street View moment: Photo: Google Street View

One of this morning's most watched videos: Bill Gates admits the famed Windows Ctrl+Alt+Delete combination was a mistake. Originally, Gates wanted one keyboard key to perform the same function, but someone at IBM talked him out of it. Get the full story here:

How this 23-year-old grad tackled $53,349 in student and car loans

In the fall of 2011, shortly after finishing university, Jordann Brown realized she owed $53,349.<p>"My story isn't one about spending with abandon or being irresponsible," says the 23-year-old, who works in marketing and provides content for a mortgage rate comparison website. "I did what every …