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Nothing more human than artificial intelligence

Nothing more human than artificial intelligence

by Elissa Smart Every time we read news about everything that computers do, which is more human than machine-like, we overcome a particular concern. Like the one triggered by old movies like Metropolis (1927), a robot caused a union uproar. Advances in artificial intelligence sound like science fiction. [...]

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Q&A with Victor Mete ahead of the home opener against the Leafs

Q&A with Victor Mete ahead of the home opener against the Leafs

By Lukas Weese (Photo: NHL.com) Victor Mete is entering his first full season with the Ottawa Senators. With the 2021-22 campaign being his fifth year in the NHL, Mete arrived to the Senators via the team claiming him off waivers last season after starting his career with the Montreal Canadiens. Over [...]

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Canadians with disabilities are living in poverty

Canadians with disabilities are living in poverty

By Krista Carr Twenty-two per cent of people in Canada over the age of 15 have a disability. They are your friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers — and almost a quarter of them are living in poverty. People you know and love can’t afford to pay their rent, put food on their table [...]

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Why do we still have to fight for basic accessibility?

Why do we still have to fight for basic accessibility?

By Luca Patuelli New infrastructure funding should be tied to accessibility standards People with disabilities have to fight for basic accessibility every day – and it's exhausting! I live with a disability that requires me to use crutches to get around. I work as a dance educator with students [...]

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What does your business need over the next 5 years?

What does your business need over the next 5 years?

Where do you want to be in the next 5 years? Getting your business noticed might be on the plan, or bringing new blood into the company might be first on the list. Either way, if your business is to have a future, you need to plan for it right now. And to plan for it properly, you need to know what’s [...]

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How is BNPL making businesses grow faster?

How is BNPL making businesses grow faster?

By Ashok As the world has entered the “new normal,” the ability to adapt to the flexible payment method is paramount. It should come as no surprise that the Buy Now Pay Later option is on the rise. A payment alternative to the credit or debit card, BNPL provides customers with the flexibility [...]

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Pay-to-play games: are they worth your time?

Pay-to-play games: are they worth your time?

by Clare Morgan Playing games on your mobile phone is a great way to pass the time. There are all kinds of genres like shooters, puzzles, role-playing games, and more. Some of these games are quite addictive, so it’s easy to spend tons of hours just playing. Many popular mobile games today are [...]

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Fall colours of Cape Breton Island

Fall colours of Cape Breton Island

By Darcy Rhyno Everywhere you look on a drive around Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail, autumn colours are splashed across the landscape. In October, the forested tabletop mountains and their slopes down to the sea glow in reds, oranges and yellows as if each leaf is lit from within. From the many lookoffs [...]

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Empty promises from Prime Minister Trudeau are not helping people trapped in Afghanistan

Empty promises from Prime Minister Trudeau are not helping people trapped in Afghanistan

Oped by Melad Ahmadzai The ground work for political collapse may have started well before, but on August 15, 2021 the Afghan army completely collapsed. Today, the Taliban is forcefully controlling all areas in Afghanistan without ever being elected to govern. The country’s sworn President, Ashraf [...]

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The US Intelligence report on COVID-19 origins is fundamentally deceptive

The US Intelligence report on COVID-19 origins is fundamentally deceptive

By Cong Peiwu, Chinese Ambassador to Canada The Office of the Director of National Intelligence of the United States recently released a summary of the intelligence community assessment on COVID-19 origins, which does not rule out either natural exposure or laboratory accident as the origin of SARS-CoV-2. [...]

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