Christmas celebrations generate a lot of trash. In their quest to reduce waste, some Canadian families are cutting back on more than just wrapping paper and disposable dishware — they’re also cutting back on presents. Those that do it say that’s key to reducing waste. They acknowledge it’s a challenge in aRead More →

Sick of threatening calls from the “Canada Revenue Agency” and sketchy offers for duct cleaning? Starting today, Rogers, Bell, and other telecommunications providers in Canada must implement systems that help block scammers from calling you. But it doesn’t cover all fraudulent calls. Here’s what you need to know. Why do telecom companies need toRead More →

An artist’s reconstruction shows what Danuvius guggenmosi, the earliest ape able to walk upright, might have looked like. (Velizar Simeonovski) The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans’ ancestors began standing upright millions of years earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday. AnRead More →