Saturday , 21 January 2017
Breaking News

Cavemen Picked Their Teeth and had a Raw Food Diet, finds new research

Cavemen Picked Their Teeth and had a Raw Food Diet, finds new research

New study conducted by researchers at the University of York and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona reveals for the first time that Europe’s earliest humans did not use fire for cooking, but had a balanced diet of meat and plants – all eaten raw. Studying dental plaque from a 1.2 million year old hominin (early human species), recovered by the ... Read More »

Princeton Men’s Swim Team Suspended Over Vulgar Materials

Princeton Men's Swim Team Suspended Over Vulgar Materials

Princeton’s men’s swimming and diving team has been suspended from competition for the duration of the 2016-17 season, effective immediately, according to a Princeton University press release. Athletic Director Mollie Marcoux Samaan ’91 announced the suspension Dec. 15. According to a University release, a complaint made earlier this week alerted administrators to content that was “misogynistic and racist in nature,” ... Read More »

Marijuana: Police raid illegal Montreal pot stores

Marijuana: Police raid illegal Montreal pot stores

Montreal police launch raids against illegal marijuana stores opened on Thursday. Dozens of officers raided the stores at supper hour, arresting 10 people and confiscating an undisclosed amount of cash and equipment relating to the sale of marijuana. Local television outlets broadcast images of police taking away Marc Emery outside one of his stores in the city’s Plateau neighbourhood. As ... Read More »

Many Canadians plan to spend less on holiday shopping, CIBC Poll

Many Canadians plan to spend less on holiday shopping, CIBC Poll

Canadians plan to spend less than last year this holiday season, yet more than half expect to go over budget. According to a new CIBC poll, Canadians will spend, on average, $567 during their holiday shopping, compared to $652 last year. “The danger comes from what’s not wrapped — the entertaining, travelling, or even tempting Boxing Day sales and New ... Read More »

Ford GT Production has Officially Begun (Photo)

Ford GT Production has Officially Begun (Photo)

The first road-going 2017 Ford GT is finally here, and it’s just as wonderful as you’d expect. According to Ford, Multimatic in Markham, Ontario finished the first 2017 Ford GT today, marking a major milestone in the company’s reborn supercar program. And Ford Executive Vice President of Global Product Development and Chief Technical Officer Raj Nair was on hand to ... Read More »

China’s TCL now officially makes BlackBerry phones

China's TCL now officially makes BlackBerry phones

It’s not exactly the most shocking news of the year to find out Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL has signed a licensing agreement with BlackBerry that will see the former design and produce phones for the latter. TCL, who designed the DTEK50 and DTEK60, will be able to produce, market, and sell BlackBerry branded phones, as well as provide customer service. ... Read More »

Winnipeg police arrest 10 as part of Checkstop campaign

Winnipeg police arrest 10 as part of Checkstop campaign

The second week of the Winnipeg police festive checkstop program has turned up 10 more impaired driving charges. In total, 1,860 vehicles were stopped by police during the week, with one of the impaired driving arrests being made for drug use. Four 72-hour driver’s license suspensions were also handed out, as were 38 tickets for various other offences. Read More »

Oldest Water Found On Earth in Ontario Base Metal Mine

U of T researchers discover worlds oldest water

Researchers probing the deepest reaches of the Earth to find clues about the origins of life have found something unique: the world’s oldest water. The University of Toronto researchers found the primordial water at a depth of 2.4km in Kidd Creek Mine, which is located in Timmins, Ontario. University of Toronto’s Professor Barbara Sherwood Lollar told the BBC it wasn’t ... Read More »