Bus stop much easier to find after TTC pole is replaced

Bus stop much easier to find after TTC pole is replaced

Catching the Jones Avenue bus at Queen Street is no longer a guessing game, since the TTC replaced the bus stop marker pole there. Last month I reported on the absence of the familiar, red-and-white pole at a TTC bus stop on the east side of Jones, just north of Queen, which left TTC riders […]

Unmarked TTC bus stop on Jones Avenue is hard to find

Unmarked TTC bus stop on Jones Avenue is hard to find

Catching the bus on city streets should be as easy as spotting a sign that marks a TTC stop, but it’s guesswork at a stop on Jones Avenue. Most people who regularly ride a TTC bus know exactly where to hop on and off in their neighbourhood, or in places they go to regularly. They’d […]

Scientists find how deadly malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans

Scientists find how deadly malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans

Scientists who resurrected a 50,000-year-old gene sequence have analyzed it to figure out how the world’s deadliest malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans — giving insight into the origins of one of human history’s biggest killers. The researchers said their work also deepens understanding of a process known as zoonosis — when a pathogen that can […]

Canadian astronomers find 8 more mysterious repeating fast radio bursts from space

Canadian astronomers find 8 more mysterious repeating fast radio bursts from space

They’re called fast radio bursts, or FRBs, and these odd, fleeting signals from space are shrouded in mystery. But thanks to Canada’s largest radio telescope, astrophysicists are discovering more of them in their search to learn what makes these objects tick. The first FRB was discovered in 2007 by an astrophysicist and his student while going through […]

After Albert Schultz, Soulpepper goes to Britain to find its new executive director

After Albert Schultz, Soulpepper goes to Britain to find its new executive director

Emma Stenning, an experienced U.K. arts manager, has been appointed executive director of Soulpepper Theatre. She comes to Toronto from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre in southern England, which she has led as chief executive alongside artistic director Tom Morris since 2009. Emma Stenning starts her job as the new executive director of Toronto’s Soulpepper […]

Customers shocked to find their Rogers’ Yahoo email being read

Customers shocked to find their Rogers’ Yahoo email being read

Janet Lo recently received a pop-up message, asking her to review and agree to new terms of service for her Rogers Yahoo email service. Soon after reviewing the materials on April 17, she sent me an email with the subject line, “Rogers customers – do they know their emails are being read?” Many people simply […]

Canadian municipalities struggling to find place for recyclables after China restricts foreign waste

Canadian municipalities struggling to find place for recyclables after China restricts foreign waste

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink is a CBC News series about recycling. We’re exploring why our communities are at a turning point and how we can recycle better. You can be part of the conversation by joining our Facebook group. China’s new rules that ban or seriously restrict foreign waste have Canadian municipalities struggling to find places to ship their recyclables. “It’s a […]