TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As makeshift tent cities spring up across Canada to house rough sleepers who fear using shelters due to COVID-19, one city is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to predict which residents risk becoming homeless.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Plans for Canadian residents to use facial scans to enter their buildings have sparked criticism from privacy campaigners calling for changes to the country's aging data protection laws.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Perched along Canada's windswept North Atlantic coast, the town of Little Bay Islands - population 51 - is a picturesque collection of brightly-painted fishing houses and narrow streets.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hollywood star Ellen Page has returned to her native Nova Scotia on Canada's Atlantic coast to direct her first film on "environmental racism", debuting Sunday at Toronto's International Film Festival.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A planned smart city in central Toronto could lead to a six-fold drop in greenhouse gas emissions by pooling residents' data, said the company behind its development.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a bid to stop "biopiracy", researchers are building a giant database to catalog genetic material from the world's largest rainforest.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of indigenous women were forcibly sterilized by Canadian health authorities, including as recently as in 2017, said the lawyer leading a class-action lawsuit against the government.
TYENDINAGA, Canada (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In their struggle to regain control over resources and spur economic growth, Canada's indigenous communities have found an unlikely ally: cannabis.
MATANZAS, Cuba (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cuba's decision to change its constitution and allow private property ownership has been shrugged off by small farmers, who says the island will never feed itself without far broader reform of state-run agriculture.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As global warming intensifies droughts and floods, causing crop failures in many parts of the world, Canada may see something different: a farming expansion.