Minds behind pandemic predicting algorithm already thinking about future beyond COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Canadian researcher who was among the first to predict the deadly spread of COVID-19 says the world needs to change the...
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HNCEA – Broadband Advisory Committee Looking for Members

Do you have a poor to non-existent broadband connection? Are you concerned that unreliable access to broadband for education, health care, family connections, and other...

Tech repair shops expect spike in customers, warn of delays and service changes

TORONTO — Canadian technology shops are warning customers to expect longer wait times and different repair experiences as stores re-open. Best Buy Canada Ltd. and repair chain...

Facebook pays $9-million penalty over federal probe of privacy claims

OTTAWA — Facebook will pay a $9-million penalty after the federal Competition Bureau found the company made false or misleading claims about the privacy...

Health Canada approves serological test to detect COVID-19 antibodies

OTTAWA — Health Canada says it has authorized the first COVID-19 serological test for use in the country to detect antibodies specific to the...

Ottawa examining new, existing tools to get web giants to pay up: Guilbeault

OTTAWA — The federal heritage minister says if new tools are needed to get digital giants to pay for Canadian content, they will be built. Steven...

Watchdogs warn COVID-19 apps come with privacy risks to Canadians

OTTAWA — Privacy commissioners from across the country are warning of potential risks associated with government COVID-19 apps used to trace the movements of...

Scientists concerned focus on COVID-19 disrupting regular health research funds

OTTAWA — Canada's health research granting agency has postponed its usual funding competition due to COVID-19, sparking concern the lack of money could disrupt...

Feds eye new tools to help Access to Information system recover after COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government says it will look at whether investments in new technology could help clear any backlog of information requests that...

Rapid test for COVID-19 recalled after Health Canada expresses concerns

OTTAWA — A rapid test developed for COVID-19 has experienced a setback. Ottawa's Spartan Bioscience says it is voluntarily recalling its COVID-19 product and performing...