NASA's probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

NASA's probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

Troves of new data from a NASA probe’s close encounters with the sun are giving scientists unique insight about the solar wind and space weather more generally as the spacecraft s through the outermost part of the star’s atmosphere. Researchers on Wednesday described the first published findings from the Parker Solar Probe, a spacecraft launched […]

Survey of Canadian Olympians and Paralympians reveals abuses in sport

Survey of Canadian Olympians and Paralympians reveals abuses in sport

A survey of Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Canada provides a snapshot of abuse they felt powerless to stop. The results of the survey and recommendations from it were unveiled Tuesday by AthletesCAN, an athlete advocacy body. Canada’s sport system underwent a revolution prior to the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C. with […]

3 interesting twists Wilson-Raybould's new evidence reveals about the SNC-Lavalin controversy

3 interesting twists Wilson-Raybould's new evidence reveals about the SNC-Lavalin controversy

The additional information on the SNC-Lavalin affair that former justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould provided to a House of Commons committee Friday revealed a few interesting twists in a controversy that has had politically minded Canadians gripped for the past two months.  They include a suggestion that former prime minister Brian Mulroney once interfered in the […]

Fish mislabeling occurs all along supply chain, study reveals

Fish mislabeling occurs all along supply chain, study reveals

Seafood lovers may be fishing for answers after a study by University of Guelph researchers suggests fish is being mislabeled at more than one point in Canada’s supply chain. Bob Hanner, an associate professor in the department of integrative biology at the U of G says researchers found mislabeling was compounding at each stage of the supply […]

Toronto real estate agent reveals new details in killings of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

Toronto real estate agent reveals new details in killings of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

As the lawyer leading a team of private investigators looking into the murders of Honey and Barry Sherman gets set to announce new efforts to catch the couple’s killers today, a Toronto real estate agent is revealing new details about finding the couple’s bodies last December. The agent was touring the Sherman’s mansion with wealthy Chinese clients when they came […]

‘Ghost particle’ reveals source of mysterious cosmic rays

‘Ghost particle’ reveals source of mysterious cosmic rays

For more than 100 years, scientists have speculated about the origin of high-energy cosmic rays, a rain of charged particles that bombard Earth from space at close to light speed. Now a global team of hundreds of researchers says it thinks it has tracked down a source of some of the highest-energy cosmic rays: an unusual galaxy called […]

Toronto loft reveals vision of creativity and talent

Above a mattress store in Toronto’s west end, an unexpected oasis fuels a family’s creativity. Created from 2,400 square feet of raw industrial space by design-build contractor (and former trumpet player) Matt Brooks and his painter and opera-singer wife Paula Arciniega, the expansive home bursts with energy and colour. Jazz plays through Wi-Fi-enabled Sonos speakers, […]