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Cottage booking fraud scheme netted dozens of victims, RCMP say

Five southwestern Ontario residents are accused of taking part in an alleged fraud scheme in which police say dozens of people paid for fraudulent cottage rental accommodations they saw...

Former refugees across Canada offer advice to Syrian newcomers

The 163 Syrian refugees who arrived in Canada Thursday night face enormous challenges adjusting to their new home, but those who preceded them are stepping up with valuable advice...

Lady Gaga Accepts Woman of the Year Honor at Billboard Women in Music 2015

“It is a perspective no one else can have because we bear life. And because we go through things no one else goes through. And because it’s right. Because...

Hoverboards not welcome on Air Canada, WestJet or big U.S. airlines

Air Canada, WestJet and three major U.S. airlines have banned hoverboards — also called self-balancing scooters or mini-Segways — from both carry-on and checked baggage. Source: CBC Feeds Link:...

Ted Cruz to blitz across Super Tuesday states

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) plans to blitz through states that vote on March 1 next week in an effort to shore up support before attention turns to contests in...

Short sleep linked to distracted secondary eating, drinking

Research suggests a link between short sleep and obesity from secondary eating and drinking while engaged in another activity. Investigators assessed time spent on secondary eating and drinking as...

Noise can't hide weak signals from this new receiver

Electrical engineers have developed a receiver that can detect a weak, fast, randomly occurring signal. The study lays the groundwork for a new class of highly sensitive communication receivers...

The artificial materials that came in from the cold

Researchers have developed a freeze-casting technique that enables them to design and create strong, tough and lightweight materials comparable to bones, teeth, shells and wood. Source: Science Link: The...

Cooperative catalysts offer unique route to alkenes

Chemists have developed a new chemical approach to dehydrogenation, a reaction found in important processes such as the biosynthesis of essential fatty acids in the body and the commercial...

New report calls for more consistent regulations for mobile app transportation

Innovative transportation services such as car sharing, bike sharing, and transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are changing mobility for millions of people, yet regulation of these services...