Canadian Technology

Tesla sues Ontario government for 'unfair' scrapping of electric car scheme

The Canadian arm of Tesla Motors is taking Ontario’s new Conservative government to court, claiming it has suffered “substantial harm” after the cancellation of a rebate programme for residents who bought electric vehicles.<p>Since taking power earlier this year, the new government – led by Doug Ford, …

Technology (Australia)

Bad feelings between Canada and Russia don't matter in space, says astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Space exploration may not quite be the final frontier of cooperation between Canada and Russia — but it's close.<p>In spite of successive rounds of …

Space Exploration

The flame red HTC U12 Plus is now available in the US and Canada

Preorders are available now and the phone ships in September<p>HTC is bringing the U12 Plus in flame red to the US and Canada. It’s now available for preorder from the company’s website and ships next month. The other colors, blue and black, were already available for purchase, but it’s the flame red …

Tech Trends

Edmonton students test wildfire-tracking satellite gear on NASA balloon

The payload for a wildfire-tracking satellite being constructed by a group of University of Alberta students is getting airborne for the first time …

Canadian News

New NASA Images Show California's Largest Wildfire from Space. Canadian Blazes, Too

The Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest wildfire in California's history, releases clouds of smoke in new photos from NASA, and fires blazing over …

Space Travel

Apple Maps Now Features Indoor Maps at 18 Shopping Malls in Canada

Apple Maps has been updated with indoor maps of at least 18 shopping malls in several Canadian cities and suburbs, including Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Dieppe, New Brunswick.<p>Nearly all of the shopping malls are Cadillac Fairview properties, …

Technology

At CAN$10,500, Does This 2002 Lexus IS300 Bring Home the Canadian Bacon?

Nice Price Or Crack PipeIs this used car a good deal? You decide!<p>Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe IS300 is manual-equipped and Canadian bred. It also …

Supercars

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques preparing for mission

MOSCOW — For Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, it's all about preparation as he continues his training four months before he blasts off into …

Halifax

Burst of activity at balloon base

After three years of relative inactivity at the Timmins Stratospheric Balloon Base, the scientists from the Canadian and French space agencies are …

Canadian Space Agency

Robotics Training Centre

Two groups of people must undergo intensive training at the Robotics Training Centre:<p>astronauts, who may be required to control Canadarm2 from on …

Canadian Space Agency

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada closing Sudbury office

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is closing 26 offices across Canada, including one in Sudbury, as the national charity grapples with “a …

Canada

Technician, Mechanical Fabrication

<b>Reference number:</b> CSA18J-014553-000030<b><br>Selection process number:</b> 18-CSA-EA-84073<p>Canadian Space Agency<br>Longueuil (Québec), Saint-Hubert …

Canadian Space Agency

Advisor, IT Assets Management / Analyst, Integration and Software

<b>Reference number:</b> CSA18J-018704-000153<b><br>Selection process number:</b> 18-CSA-EA-84152<p>Canadian Space Agency - Information Technology & Information …

Canadian Space Agency

How a tiny N.W.T. daycare got noticed by the Canadian Space Agency

It was a recent Pinterest project gone wrong that got Kathleen's Yatkowsky's imagination to shoot beyond the stars.<p>The home daycare operator from Hay …

Canadian News

Canada's brightest minds collaborate on bold ideas for a better future

<i>Government of Canada invests more than $78 million to create jobs and training for Canada's scientists and engineers</i><p>OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - With bright people and collaboration, bold ideas can be realized. When researchers, companies and other partners work together, they create jobs, …

Canada

‘We don’t believe we’re on a spinning ball’: Flat earthers in Edmonton

A conference is underway in Edmonton about an issue that was settled by science hundreds of years ago.

Flat Earth Society

Time saving tooling rods used on NASA's Webb Telescope sunshield

Folding and refolding bed sheets to ensure they are squared can take a lot of time. It's the same with unfurling and folding up NASA's massive James …

Telescopes

Ontario will spend $25M to combat gun violence in Toronto, Premier Doug Ford says

Ontario Premier Doug Ford committed $25 million in new funding Thursday to combat gun violence in Toronto, money that will in part be used to create …

Toronto

Notice – Space technology development program industrial capability-building contributions

AOand should not be considered as a commitment on the part of the Government of Canada to publish one. No agreement based on this notice will be …

Canadian Space Agency

Canada's SCISAT satellite celebrates 15 years of success

For the past 15 years, Canada's SCISAT satellite has been measuring ozone and ozone-depleting substances. It tracks over <b>60 atmospheric trace and</b> …

Climate Change

STS-85 KSC-97EC-1208 - STS-85 Discovery Launch (Side View)

Blasting through the hazy late morning sky, the Space Shuttle Discovery soars from Launch Pad 39A at 10:41 a.m. EDT Aug. 7 on the 11-day STS-85 …

Space Exploration

Canada Deal: Rock out with 30% off B&O Play Bluetooth headphones and speakers

Today only, you can take 30% off selected B&O Play by Bang & Olufsen Bluetooth headphones and speakers at Amazon Canada.<p>The promotion includes the …

Headphones

Analysis of CLSA Data Funding Opportunity

CIHR) has re-launched a funding opportunity aimed at catalyzing and supporting research efforts of Canadian researchers to use available data from …

Canadian Space Agency

Amazon HQ2 candidates are going to great lengths to keep their plans secret

It's been nearly a year since Amazon announced it was on the lookout for a second headquarters in the US, yet the cities on its shortlist still seem to be none the wiser.<p>In January, Amazon whittled down 238 proposals to a list of 20 sites that are in the running for what is known as HQ2. Only a …

Technology

Should Artificial Intelligence Copy the Human Brain?

The biggest breakthrough in AI, deep learning, has hit a wall, and a debate is raging about how to get to the next level<p>Everything we’re injecting artificial intelligence into—self-driving vehicles, robot doctors, the social-credit scores of more than a billion Chinese citizens and more—hinges on a …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft’s M12 leads $6.2 million investment in Hyas to catch cybercriminals

Hyas, a cybersecurity startup that’s setting out to help companies, researchers, and law enforcement personnel identify the perpetrators behind cyber attacks, has raised $6.2 million in a series A round of funding led by Microsoft’s M12 venture fund, with participation from Startup Capital …

Cybersecurity

About Canadarm2

Canadarm2 is made up of parts that can be <b>replaced</b> while in space. If components wear out or fail, they can be swapped out individually.<p>In June 2002, …

Canadian Space Agency

Alberta Privacy Commissioner investigating use of facial recognition software in Calgary malls

Alberta’s Information and Privacy Commissioner is looking into the use of facial recognition software at a pair of Calgary malls after a shopper …

Canadian News

Radio telescope picks up new frequency in space

Canada’s new radio telescope has picked up a mysterious signal from deep in space with a frequency so low, it’s never been detected before.<p>The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment – or CHIME – detected the strange noise known as a fast radio burst on July 25, BGR.com reported.<p>FRBs are …

Universe

Canada's first eSports stadium comes to Vancouver in 2019

The US has a few dedicated eSports arenas, but what about its northern neighbor? Don't worry, you're covered there, too. Myesports Ventues has announced that it's opening The Gaming Stadium, billed as Canada's first eSports stadium, in Vancouver (specifically Richmond) sometime in 2019. It won't be …

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