Encased in a metal exoskeleton, a construction worker looking like a robot wields a motorized chipper to remove tiles from a wall. Despite the weight of the tool and its intense vibrations, the worker never tires or loses their grip. They are a new breed of construction worker in Canada, using wearable machineryRead More →

Ninety years after the deadliest earthquake in Canadian history struck the North Atlantic, researchers have found evidence that the region is more vulnerable than they first thought.  The lower part of the Scotian Slope, located south of Nova Scotia, experiences massive underwater landslides at a rate 10 times higher than initially believed, according toRead More →

The first sign Andre Pettipas had that anything was wrong with his cellphone was when his girlfriend texted him to ask about the message he wrote to her that simply said “Sexual assault allegations.” Pettipas didn’t send that text from his Samsung Galaxy S9. The culprit was a PDF scanner app, which was actually malware heRead More →

Five great white sharks have been spotted and three of them have been tagged in Ocearch’s latest expedition off the coast of Cape Breton. “I think that is more than we expected, especially when we’re only about halfway through the trip,” Chris Fischer, the founder and expedition leader of Ocearch, saidRead More →

A national consumer advocacy organization is calling on Toyota Canada to be transparent about parts delays and compensate owners affected by the Canada-wide problem that has seen some vehicles in the shop for more than two months. George Iny, director of the Automobile Protection Association (APA), told CBC in an interviewRead More →

A retired Dalhousie University civil engineering professor predicts the RMS Titanic will only be around for another 25 years before it disintegrates into the ocean floor. Henrietta Mann made the comment after seeing some of the first-ever 4K images of the ill-fated liner that were released this week. The images were taken fromRead More →

A seven-year-old boy in Antigonish, N.S., has received the largest personal injury settlement in Nova Scotia legal history.  Dr. Allison Ball, an obstetrician, and the former Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority have agreed to pay a total of $6 million to Cullan Chisholm due to severe brain injuries he suffered during his delivery.Read More →