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Wilberforce, Ontario just lost its only bank branch—now, residents are hoping an early internet trend can help revive the town.
A recent study has theorized that there will be an increase in quakes over the next few years, raising the question of whether the “big one” could strike B.C. sooner than even the pessimists thought.
Thalidomide has been repurposed in Canada, playing a fundamental role in how multiple myeloma, the world’s second most common blood cancer, is treated today.
Banon has been working on Vitae for more than five years. In 2012, a model of Vitae achieved its first flight to the edge of space attached to a weather balloon. This month, the project will be entering phase three: deployment on board the International Space Station (ISS) in order to test its materials and properties in microgravity.
Maybe you’ve read the wild stories about the US companies aiming to mine in space. But most people have paid less attention to the country aiming to be the US’s commercial competitor: Luxembourg.
For the fifth straight year, the University of Toronto has topped the Maclean’s ranking as Canada’s top school by reputation.
For the first time since 2005, UofT has tied with McGill for the No. 1 spot on our ranking of Medical Doctoral universities. Using our current methodology, U of T has now occupied the top rung on 13 occasions, compared with McGill’s 16 victories.
The curriculum at First Nations University has always had a strong focus on reconciliation. But after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released their Calls to Action in 2015, the school decided to create a new certificate to underscore their work on the subject.
This September, Loyalist College, which has its main campus in Belleville, Ont., launched its new one-year radiation safety certificate program. The program teaches students how to track and record radioactivity, conduct inspections and train others on proper safety procedures, among other skills.
In November 2016, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University announced an eight-year partnership that will provide 1,200 former Team Canada athletes with scholarships to study at the school.
The Winnipeg Jets and Florida Panthers were playing back-to-back games in Helsinki on Nov. 1 and 2, as part of the NHL’s Global Series
Oliver Ekman-Larsson endured injury and emotional trauma last season. This year, he's been mentioned in trade speculation – which was vehemently denied by GM John Chayka – as the Arizona Coyotes struggle through yet another trying campaign.
Since 2000, Team Canada has won 91.9 percent of their games played in Canada, as opposed 71.8 percent abroad. In fact, they play better in almost every imaginable way at home.