U.S. Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google
The United States Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers.
Thermal-imaging drone footage of police response to shooting at homeless camp raises privacy concerns
The footage, obtained by CBC News through a freedom of information request, shows Vancouver police officers entering tents as they search Oppenheimer Park after the December 2019 shooting.
Peruvian archeologists unveil giant cat carved into Nazca Lines UNESCO site
Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered a 37-metre-long (120-foot-long) cat etching in a little-explored area of the country’s celebrated Nazca Lines UNESCO heritage site, home to hundreds of gigantic geoglyphs dating back more than 2,000 years.
Elon Musk’s satellite internet plan gets green light from Canadian regulator
The CRTC has approved an Elon Musk-owned company’s application to provide low Earth orbit satellite internet to rural Canadians.
Geologist eager to examine ‘spectacular’ fossilized tracks found on P.E.I.
The recent discovery of a set of fossilized footprints could put P.E.I. on the world stage in the annals of ancient reptiles.
Canada just signed a new moon pact — is it a good idea?
Bob McDonald’s blog: The Artemis Accords outline new rules for exploring and exploiting the moon, but they’re for the U.S. and selected allies, not a multilateral UN agreement
Looking for local appliance repair? Why you can’t always trust what you find on Google Maps
If your washing machine is on the blink and you’re looking for appliance repair, be wary — new evidence from an investigation by CBC’s Marketplace reveals that you can’t always trust Google when it comes to finding a reliable local appliance repair person.
Dinosaur skeleton found by 12-year-old near Drumheller, Alta., hailed as ‘significant discovery’
This summer, while hiking with his father through Horseshoe Canyon in the Badlands region, 12-year-old Nathan Hrushkin made a discovery that would excite even the most seasoned paleontologist.
Federal government invests in small nuclear reactors to help it meet net-zero 2050 target
The federal government says it’s investing $20 million in the nuclear industry to help Canada meet its target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
How to keep warm on a patio without heating the planet
In this week’s issue of our environment newsletter, we look at low-carbon ways to stay warm outside during the pandemic and hope versus fear in the discourse around climate change.