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There are nearly as many Canadians who use Facebook daily as there are people in this country who are registered to vote—which is why the federal government is working with Facebook to protect its next federal election from fake news, filter bubbles, and cyber meddling.
In 2007, Laura Grosman, an 18-year-old university student in Ottawa learned that Canada was the only Allied nation that didn’t have a monument to victims of the Holocaust.
The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor, Grosman was incensed and began lobbying politicians. It was perplexing that Canada—a country that had played an integral role on the beaches of Normandy in 1944 and helped to end World War II—had no permanent marker for the civilian victims of that war.
Ten years later, Canada’s Na...
Canadian technology companies are greeting a new federal blueprint for hiring foreign talent with open arms – and cautious optimism.
Imagine a scenario in which a quadriplegic person can open the front and garage doors, turn the lights and some music on, order groceries online and text their spouse a love note—all without the help of another person.
Changing a store’s window display regularly is good retail business sense. But for Bref MTL, changing the display is the business.
As a quarter of the world’s population, Muslims have incredible collective buying power; Muslims worldwide spent $243-billion (U.S.) on clothing last year, according to a report on the global Islamic economy.
The Digital R&D Lab, started five years ago as one employee’s passion project, serves as an internal incubator for ideas and plays host to digital projects carried out in partnership with non-Radio-Canada groups.
Once thought of musty, old stacks of newspapers and forgotten photographs stored in a dank corner, newspapers’ deep archival collections are enjoying a new moment in the sun thanks to social media.
t’s rare for a new sector of commerce to open up, as it will when recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada. Experienced entrepreneurs are already jumping into the sector, while others are opening their first small businesses with the hopes of tapping into the marijuana gold rush. Thinking of ditching your day job to join them?
Deep in the heart of Shawinigan, a team of young engineers are working on the next invention to take the world — or, at least, a niche market — by storm: The electric snowmobile.
Legal cannabis is a $7-billion business in the U.S.—and it’s almost all done in cash. That’s in the process of changing.
Vendors from as far away as China and South America sell through major online marketplaces at cut rate prices...
Popular craft-beer maker Beau’s Brewery is expanding again – this time to include a new brand of sour beer under its umbrella.
Emboldened by Quebec’s storied and influential pro-union environment, Montreal’s taxi lobby has been strong and incredibly vocal in its hatred of Uber since the ride-hailing service first arrived in 2014.