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Who's minding the store? In the not-too-distant future it could be cameras and sensors that can tell almost instantly when bruised bananas need to be swapped for fresh ones and more cash registers need to open before lines get too long.
Canada's federal privacy watchdog wants to take Facebook to Federal Court following an investigation that found the social media giant broke a number of privacy laws and failed to take responsibility protecting Canadians' personal information.
Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as marine refuges.
Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being eliminated.
Maple syrup season is dripping to an end around the province. But knowing exactly when the season ends has always been a challenge. That's what maple syrup producers are trying to change.
New Jersey has found a way to encourage hundreds of homeowners to move away from flood zones, but unlike Quebec, the state has no cap on compensation.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's latest line on carbon pricing is to claim that Ontarians have done their "fair share" already. He might want to run that strategy past his anti-carbon tax allies in the West.
The British government announced last week that beginning July 15, Brits who want to browse X-rated content online will need to prove their age. But how do you prove a porn user is 18 or older?
It's no secret that our increasingly "smart" houses have become a rich source of data for companies. We know — in a general sense, anyway — that we are sacrificing some privacy for the sake of convenience. What most of us don't know is how much —and to whom. A new tool can provide some answers.
When several Canadian groups and individuals were banned recently from Facebook for spreading hate, it was widely remarked that none were from Quebec, despite a sizable far-right scene in the province.
Cenovus Energy shareholders on Wednesday voted down a motion that would have required the oilsands company to set greenhouse gas emission targets aligned with the goals of the Paris climate accord.
For the past three years, virtually nothing has hatched at Antarctica's second biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins and the start of this year is looking just as bleak, a new study found.
Technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech might one day give voice to people who have none due to stroke or ALS, researchers say.
Mayor Valérie Plante says a bylaw banning styrofoam and plastics will be passed by 2020, but the ban will be phased in gradually to give businesses time to adapt.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she's hoping to figure out a way "in the coming weeks" to deal with the heaps of unwanted, rotting garbage shipped to the Philippines by a Canadian company years ago.
Google affiliate Wing Aviation can start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year after being the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification
With the help of the army and thousands of sandbags, Quebec has been better prepared for rising waters this spring than it was for the historic floods of 2017. But bigger changes are needed, experts say.