Prime Air, Amazon’s drone-powered delivery system, promises to safely deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. But what if you want to deliver mischief?
TORONTO—In January, the TTC will increase the cost of riding public transit for the sixth time in six years. Riders are fed up with what they feel is unfair treatment and they’re calling for a boycott.
Photo: Michael Chen (CC-BY-2.0) OTTAWA—Following positive, albeit controversial, results with its approval of non-prescription sales of the 72-hour ‘morning after’ pill (Levonorgestrel) and the 49-day ‘abortion pill’ (Mifegymiso), Health Canada has upped the ante.
SOUTH KOREA—Samsung halted production of its beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 on Tuesday. Known as the Ford Pinto of smartphones, the Note 7 and its replacement model sometimes burst into flames.
NANAIMO, B.C.—A Roto-Rooter truck sits on the curb outside Dave Cosburn’s house. Inside, Cosburn faces a hairy situation.
Above: Orientation of the Damned. Word eventually gets around about the people you’d better not work for. But what happens when you’ve just moved somewhere new and desperately need a job? Jill Rondeau found out the hard way.
OTTAWA—A bitter turf war between two rival upstarts and the industry powerhouses has seemingly resulted in another java joint burned to the ground.
Photo: Nicola (CC BY 2.0) Business loves Microsoft Outlook, and a massive study of public and private sector bureaucrats has confirmed what many already suspected. Managers enjoy the ability to assign tasks, send follow-ups, and be notified when tasks are… Continue Reading
Photo: Christine Kongsvik (CC BY-2.0) WEST VANCOUVER—Park Royal Shopping Centre has launched a counter-attack on some of its regulars. The mall recently banned chess players from using space meant for food court patrons. “Not since Deep Blue beat Kasparov has… Continue Reading
Beginning February 9, Walmart customers noticed a 5 cent per bag fee added to their “low, low prices” and many are not happy. “I am not happy,” Leona Jennings complained. “I depended on those free bags for packing my kids’ lunches,… Continue Reading