Tag: Canada

Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

Microphotograph of Ourasphaira giraldae. Image: Corentin Loron et al Scientists have discovered fossils of a fungus that lived roughly one billion years ago—yes, billion—making it over twice as old as any other fungi specimens identified to date. Named Ourasphaira giraldae, the new species of fungus was found in the Grassy Bay Formation on Victoria Island […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 ECG App Should Be Soon Available in Canada

Eight months after Apple first launched the Apple Watch Series 4 with ECG capabilities, the company seems to have received the necessary clearance from Health Canada to bring the feature to Canadian Apple Watch owners. The Health Canada website shows Apple as having two approved active licenses — 102864 for the ECG app and 102866 […]

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He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian.

HARROW, Ontario — Barry Zekelman, a Canadian billionaire whose business is mostly in the United States, is not a guy who likes to lose — or go slow. On days off, he likes to race his Ferrari 488 sports cars. Or he might climb aboard his Gulfstream IV jet to fly to the Bahamas to […]

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Jacinda Ardern Won’t Save You

LONDON — The word most closely associated with Brexit at this point must surely be “disaster.” But I’d bet on “fantasy” coming a close second. Fantasy played a central role in the Leave campaign, of course, and as the years since the 2016 referendum have dragged on, the country has become ever more tolerant of […]

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United States Expected to Lift Metal Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has reached agreements with Canada and Mexico to lift tariffs on metals imported from those countries, people familiar with the matter said, resolving a yearlong standoff that inflamed North Atlantic tensions and complicated efforts to ratify a revised trade deal. The agreements, which could be announced as early as Friday, […]

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China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff

BEIJING — Two Canadian men detained in China since December have been formally arrested on espionage charges, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, in a move likely to ratchet up tensions between China and Canada that broke out with the arrest of a Chinese executive in Vancouver. Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat who was […]

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Cadillac’s XTS Has an End Date to Etch on Its Tombstone; Union Anticipates Additional Jobs at Oshawa Assembly

<img data-attachment-id="1576077" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,960" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Cadillac XTS" data-image-description=" 2018 Cadillac XTS ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-450×338.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-610×458.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1576077 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-610×458.jpeg” alt=”2018 Cadillac XTS, Image: General Motors” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-610×458.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-75×56.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-450×338.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-768×576.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-120×90.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following last week’s announcement of a new, less-populous future for […]

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These Days, It’s Not About the Polar Bears

Climate science has struggled mightily with a messaging problem. The well-worn tactic of hitting people over the head with scary climate change facts has proved inadequate at changing behavior or policies in ways big enough to alter the course of global warming. While Europe has made some headway, the largest obstacles to change remain in […]

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Detained Huawei CFO pens letter to employees: ‘My inner self has never felt so colorful and vast’

As Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou continues to fight extradition from Canada to the United States, she has written a letter to the company’s employees thanking them for their support and vowing to continue fighting charges that she and the company stole intellectual property and violated trade sanctions. “I believe that every time I take […]

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Asia Bibi, Christian Cleared of Blasphemy Charges, Leaves Pakistan for Canada

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row after being found guilty of blasphemy — a conviction that was later overturned — has arrived in Canada, her lawyer said on Wednesday. The woman, Asia Bibi, was convicted and sentenced to death in 2010 after being accused, based on little […]

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Introducing the Incredible New Government-pandering, 93-mile Tesla Model 3

<img data-attachment-id="1582578" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2040,1360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla Model 3 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1582578 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” alt=”Tesla Model 3, Image: Tesla” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Forgive this writer for channeling Jonathan Pryce. Brush up on your secret handshake, too, as […]

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Second-generation Lexus NX Production Kicks Off in Canada in 2022

A revamped version of a compact Lexus crossover that’s seen a fair bit of exposure on these digital pages will begin assembly in Ontario starting in early 2022, Toyota Canada has announced. We knew some sort of product announcement was scheduled to take place today after the automaker’s Canadian arm stopped and shook everyone in […]

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Toyota to Add Production of Two Lexus Models in Canada, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1666092" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-e1553010994911.jpg" data-orig-size="2917,1945" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1547276413","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"75","iso":"800","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Lexus NX 300h front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1666092 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Lexus NX 300h front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> Toyota dropped a big hint this week that new product might be on its way to the […]

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After Duterte’s Threats Over Tons of Old Trash, Canada Says It’s Working on It

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines lashed out at Canada this week, provoked by a dispute between the nations that has festered for half a decade, over hundreds of tons of Canadian trash brought to Philippine ports. “Canada, I want a boat prepared. I’ll give a warning to Canada, maybe next week, that they better […]

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This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism but Not Nudity

A screenshot of the Canadian Nationalist Front on the website, left, and Scott Bacheldor, the site’s founder, right. Photos via Twitter and screenshot.  This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. As Facebook and other platforms attempt to cleanse white nationalists from their sites, one Canadian man is attempting to attract far-right social media users to […]

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Canada Says Facebook Broke Privacy Laws

Facebook’s weak privacy safeguards prevented it from protecting the personal data of millions of users, a serious failing that the company has acknowledged but refused to fix, Canadian regulators said on Thursday. An investigation by the privacy commissioner of Canada and the information and privacy commissioner for British Columbia found that Facebook violated national and […]

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What Green Parties Everywhere Can Learn From a Rare Victory in Canada

After a campaign marked by extremes, Scottish-born dentist-turned-politician Peter Bevan-Baker listened to the first returns of Prince Edward Island’s (PEI) provincial election at home. Polls suggested that the Greens might form a majority government, making him Premier of Canada’s smallest province, an island with about 153,000 residents in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. One poll […]

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What I Learned at the ‘Debate’ Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Screenshots via YouTube. This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. It was 8 PM and I was at Toronto’s Sony Center waiting for the start of what was being called the “debate of the century” between Slavoj “I found this shirt” Žižek and Jordan “Why would I leave a good tip if the service was […]

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