Category: Tech

Officials blame access-to-information request delays on staff shortages, backlog

Senior officials from four different federal departments told a House of Commons committee Monday that their access-to-information units are plagued by chronic staff shortages, outdated technology and pandemic-created backlogs. These same issues came up repeatedly in the testimony of directors from the RCMP, Public Safety Canada, Global Affairs Canada and the Privy Council Office. Each […]

Northern Manitoba Oji-Cree rapper Mattmac wins Canada’s Walk of Fame emerging artist grand prize

An Oji-Cree artist from Garden Hill First Nation in northern Manitoba who is making waves across the country is now being recognized as one of Canada’s best young musicians. Matthew Monias, also known by his stage name Mattmac, is the grand prize winner of Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program. “Receiving this award has […]

U of T student team wins national competition with experimental hybrid rocket launch

A team of students from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering recently launched Canada’s first-ever experimental hybrid rocket, which was propelled by a mix of solid fuel and a liquid oxidizer. The successful flight of their vehicle – dubbed Defiance – earned the student team first place in the Advanced Flight category of Launch Canada, a new industry-partnered […]

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