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April 23, 2018 9:30 PM Russian rocket stage holding highly toxic fuel to fall in Canadian Arctic

The Russian rocket stage will drop into Baffin Bay, outside Canada’s territorial waters, but within ocean it claims to regulate and control. Although the rocket is Russian, the launch is a commercial service paid for by the European Space Agency. “The ESA prides itself on being the most environmentally friendly space agency in the world,” said Byers 15

April 19, 2018 4:39 PM NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarks on ‘Goldilocks’ planet search

Discoveries by Tess will bring us closer to answering age-old questions such as ‘Does life exist beyond Earth?’ The most promising candidates will be studied by bigger, more powerful observatories of the future, including NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, due to launch in another few years as the heir to Hubble. These telescopes will scour the planets’ 13

April 13, 2018 7:00 PM Liberals launch 'Real Doug Ford' ad campaign ahead of election

Campaign officials say ads meant to highlight how Ford government would affect Ontario Ontario's Liberals are launching their first campaign ad ahead of the spring election, saying it aims to reveal the "real Doug Ford." The ad, which will air online, on television and radio starting Monday, says the Progressive Conservative leader would lower corporate 10

April 12, 2018 8:20 PM NDP health critic calls on feds to hold drug companies accountable for fuelling opioid crisis

‘We’ve had massive costs dumped on the public as a result of these products,’ said Don Davies The NDP's federal health critic says it's time governments hold drug manufacturers accountable for their part in fuelling the opioid crisis. On Thursday, Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies formally called on the federal government to launch a criminal investigation 7

April 11, 2018 5:19 PM Quebec MNAs call for public commission of inquiry into Lac-Mégantic disaster

PQ motion will be sent to Ottawa for consideration The Quebec National Assembly is calling on the federal government to launch a public commission of inquiry into the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster as soon as possible. Quebec MNAs adopted the Parti Québécois motion Wednesday morning, with all 115 members present in the chamber offering their unanimous support 9

March 27, 2018 1:00 AM California man who believes Earth is flat propels himself 600 metres in self-built rocket

After many delays, Hughes propelled himself almost 600 metres into the air this weekend in his homemade rocket, which is emblazed with the words ‘FLAT EARTH.’ “Mad” Mike Hughes, a 61-year-limo driver and self-taught rocket scientist who believes that the Earth is flat, finally blasted himself in the direction of space. After many delays, Hughes propelled 9

March 23, 2018 10:19 PM TMX to launch cryptocurrency platform focusing on Bitcoin, Ether

TMX Group announced that its subsidiary, Shorcan Digital Currency Network, has entered into an agreement with Paycase Financial. The TMX Group Ltd. says it’s launching a cryptocurrency brokerage service through the launch of its Shorcan Digital Currency Network subsidiary. The Toronto Stock Exchange owner says it’s partnering on the brokerage with Toronto-based 13

March 21, 2018 10:07 PM American-Russian crew takes off for Internationl Space Station

The two U.S. astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut succssfuly blasted off from a launch pad in Kazakhstan and will dock at the space outpost on Friday. MOSCOW—A rocket carrying two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully. The Soyuz booster blasted off as scheduled Wednesday from the Russia-leased 12

March 21, 2018 1:51 PM Canadian NASA astronaut blasts off for space station today

LIVE: Soyuz rocket scheduled to launch at 1:44 p.m. ET A NASA astronaut with ties to Canada heads to the International Space Station today on a visit that will last nearly six months. Andrew "Drew" Feustel, who has dual Canada-U.S. citizenship, is scheduled to blast off at 1:44 p.m. ET with fellow NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev 31

March 15, 2018 2:30 PM United Airlines to issue special pet carrier tags as prosecutors launch probe into dog’s death in overhead bin

Flight attendant who ordered the passenger to put her pet carrier in the overhead bin on the flight didn’t know there was a dog inside, the airline said. Late Wednesday, the Harris County, Texas, district attorney’s office said its animal cruelty division is working with the county’s animal cruelty task force on a criminal investigation about what happened 17