‘WORLD’S FIRST’: Injectable male contraceptive effective for 13 years close to final approval

‘WORLD’S FIRST’: Injectable male contraceptive effective for 13 years close to final approval

Is this the next evolution of birth control? Researchers at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have successfully concluded a male contraceptive clinical trial that offers an alternative to a vasectomy; the world’s first injectable male contraceptive, the Hindustan Times reported. If you’re daring enough to put a needle into your nether regions, you […]

Renewable power will grow 50% in next 5 years, IEA says

Renewable power will grow 50% in next 5 years, IEA says

Global renewable energy capacity is set to rise by 50 per cent in five years, driven by solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on homes, buildings and industry, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Total renewable-based power capacity will rise by 1.2 terawatts (TW) by 2024 from 2.5 TW last year, equivalent to the total installed […]

Famed Peach Berserk artist Kingi Carpenter finds her ‘seriously perfect’ new spot after years on Queen St. W.

Famed Peach Berserk artist Kingi Carpenter finds her ‘seriously perfect’ new spot after years on Queen St. W.

Toronto silkscreen artist and fashionista Kingi Carpenter has vision beyond beyond her creative genius. Two years ago — after moving her shop and studio Peach Berserk out of her Queen St. W. location, where she’d been a fixture for nearly 20 years — Carpenter discovered her perfect home/work space. It was in a vacant variety […]

Temporary fencing surrounds utility pole for years

Temporary fencing surrounds utility pole for years

When fencing that’s supposed to be temporary is still in place years later, it becomes a permanent intrusion into the local landscape. Utility contractors must follow stringent requirements imposed by the city to keep people safe from the holes they dig. A big part of the rules is to put up fencing around the excavations. […]

Toronto officer guilty of on-duty sex assault is force's 1st such conviction in 6 years

Toronto officer guilty of on-duty sex assault is force's 1st such conviction in 6 years

When Toronto police Sgt. Christopher Heard was found guilty of sexual assault Wednesday, it marked the first time in at least six years that such charges from Ontario’s police watchdog led to a conviction against a Toronto officer. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has looked into 82 allegations of sexual assault by Toronto police officers since […]

After 4 years, the Liberals haven't released their plan for the Arctic

After 4 years, the Liberals haven't released their plan for the Arctic

After four years in power, the Liberal government still hasn’t delivered on a promise of a detailed plan for developing Canada’s North in a time of climate change and economic and military threats from circumpolar powers. “There is so much work that needs to be done,” Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern told CBC News. “For decades, […]

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