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Small modular reactor plan bolsters nuclear industry's future, but renewables could address energy issues now Small modular reactors are the nuclear power industry's hope for overcoming problems such as high costs and radioactive waste, but the technology won't necessarily solve those issues, writes Eva Schacherl. | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New COVID-19 variant now in community, but Ontario testing still targets travel The public health authority in York Region, north of Toronto, is reporting three cases of a new and highly contagious coronavirus strain that have no link to international travel, sparking concern that community spread has begun. | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What you need to know about getting both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Getting vaccinated to protect yourself from the virus behind COVID-19 isn't a one-and-done process in Canada right now. Both approved options requie a two-dose regimen at a specific time interval but provinces vary on how they're doling out doses. | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How carbon capture technology can add to the emissions problem In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we drill deeper on carbon capture and look at the ramifications of buying and selling water futures. | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1,500 flights and rising as Canadians seek sunny escapes despite surging COVID-19 crisis Thousands of Canadians are thumbing their noses at government advice to stay home and hopping international flights to sunny destinations even as the COVID-19 crisis worsens. Canadian air carriers operated more than 1,500 flights between Canada and 18 pop | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ontario special education classes can continue in person, but concerns about safety persist While in-person schools in southern Ontario COVID-19 hot spots will remain closed until at least Feb. 10,face-to-face learning has resumed for students in some special education classes. But is it safe for these students and their teachers to be in classr | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American chaos offers Canadians a chance to reflect on their own democracy The violent attack last week on Capitol Hill in Washington was horrifying, but also clarifying. What the mob made clear is where the forces of lying, division, fear and nihilism can lead. | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hidden camera reveals 'appalling' conditions in overseas PPE factory supplying Canadian hospitals, expert says As global demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) surges during the pandemic, so has the human cost for those making it overseas, an investigation by CBCs Marketplace has found. | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
B.C. billionaire given the green light to sue Twitter over 'Pizzagate' tweets West Vancouver billionaire Frank Giustra has been given the go-ahead to sue Twitter in a B.C. courtroom over the social media giants publication of a series of tweets tying him to baseless conspiracy theories involving pedophile rings and Bill and Hillary | Jan 15, 2021 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dr. Bonnie Henry condemns B.C. businesses for refusing entry to Indigenous people due to COVID-19 fears The CBC has learned of several B.C. establishments that have denied Indigenous people entry, assuming the would-be customers have COVID-19 or have been exposed to the virus. | Jan 15, 2021 02:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend