TORONTO, July 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With hits
like the "Roughest Neck Around" that celebrate oil workers,
Canadian country rocker Corb Lund might not be an obvious choice
as a campaigner against fossil fuel expansion.
GUELPH, Canada, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
C anadian farmer Peter Lambrick has been watching the suburban
sprawl of Toronto creep closer to his corn fields for years. But
as the pandemic fuels demand for housing, he fears much of the
country's best agricultural land may be lost forever.
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Success in controlling COVID-19 on Canada's east coast has led to a spike in housing prices in the traditionally poor region, renters and economists say, as remote workers from big cities come seeking properties with fresh air and more space.
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.