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Let’s unmask the confusion about masks

Let’s unmask the confusion about masks

As new variants of Covid-19 spread around the world, we're all a little worried about the strength of our masks.
Can the city of Toronto make high-speed internet more accessible?

Can the city of Toronto make high-speed internet more accessible?

Earlier this month, Toronto City Council approved a plan to build its own high-speed broadband network. It’s an ambitious idea that will be tried out in three low-income neighbourhoods.
Where are Canada’s vaccines? Part 2

Where are Canada’s vaccines? Part 2

In June 2020, Canada established its COVID-19 vaccine task force. The federal government recruited 11 vaccine and infectious disease experts from across the country.
Where are Canada’s vaccines? Part 1

Where are Canada’s vaccines? Part 1

Canada's efforts to secure vaccines started with a phone call between a trade commissioner in Boston and a senior member of Moderna.
We’re (finally) starting to teach Black history in Canada

We’re (finally) starting to teach Black history in Canada

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Ryerson's school of journalism emailed students asking how to improve their program. Students responded by creating a petition demanding a Black-Canadian reporting course; over 3,
Men have vanished on Vancouver Island. What happened to them?

Men have vanished on Vancouver Island. What happened to them?

Over the past several years, vulnerable men have been disappearing from communities around Vancouver Island. They walk away, and then they are never seen again. Are they running? Have they gotten lost, and perished in the woods?
What does it mean when water is traded as a commodity?

What does it mean when water is traded as a commodity?

It could be a sign of the oncoming resource apocalypse. It could be a useful tool to determine the market value of regional water reserves. It could just be an experiment that goes no further than a small part of California.
With no Keystone XL pipeline, what’s Alberta’s Plan B?

With no Keystone XL pipeline, what’s Alberta’s Plan B?

One of Joe Biden’s first actions as President of the United States was to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. And one of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s first reactions to Biden taking office was to get really mad about that. -
A team of experts plan to battle science disinformation head on

A team of experts plan to battle science disinformation head on

The past 12 months have seen a flood of scientific misinformation on social media. Some of it is lies for profit. Some of it is myths and hoaxes for engagement.
Homeless in the winter, in a pandemic. A deadly combination.

Homeless in the winter, in a pandemic. A deadly combination.

A man in Montreal was found dead in a portable toilet. The shelter he often used had been temporarily closed for overnights due to a Covid-19 outbreak.
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