Canada

tech-science

Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
food news

Some Guy Dressed as the Joker Is Terrorizing Toronto Restaurants

The hero Toronto needs right now is somebody who can finally take down this hacky facsimile of Joker.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.13.19
PROFILES

Nav Is Finally Self-Aware

The Punjabi-Canadian rapper may be a frequent target of maligning memes and industry plant accusations, but The Weeknd’s homegrown favorite now has a Billboard chart-topping album.
Gary Suarez
5.8.19
climate change

At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100

In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
Becky Ferreira
4.30.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism but Not Nudity

According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
Mack Lamoureux
4.25.19
Facebook

Facebook Broke Canadian Privacy Law, Federal Watchdog Finds

“They told us outright they do not agree with our legal findings,” Canada's privacy commissioner said of Facebook.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.19
Culture

What I Learned at the 'Debate' Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Žižek was less a cognizant thinker and more a pathological sacred cow tipper while Peterson was a bard for the reactionary elite and emo as hell.
Jordan Foisy
4.24.19
extinction

The American Bumblebee Is Facing Extinction in Canada

A new study found that American bumblebees are in big trouble up north.
Sarah Emerson
4.23.19
Munchies

Canadian Man Arrested After Allegedly Boiling Human Bones, Drinking the Cursed Broth

There are lots of ways to make bone broth, but none of them should start with robbing a grave.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.22.19
Policing

Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Nathan Munn
4.17.19
Canada

This Man Was Caught on Video Lighting Cars on Fire in Edmonton, Canada

The arsonist was tackled in a Starbucks by a mustached man in a Hawaiian shirt and a guy with a 2x4.
Mack Lamoureux
4.15.19
Canada

Expensive Pop-Up 'Dome' Restaurant Under Toronto Highway Prompts Protest

The $500-a-table pop-up dinner is being held just a mile away from the site of a former homeless encampment.
Bettina Makalintal
4.8.19
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