Canadian inventor tests new prototype of Hoverboard

Duru flew up to 5 metres above a lake for a total distance of 275.9 metres while aboard his homemade, propeller-powered hoverboard in a trip that lasted more than 1½ minutes. Now, Duru is working on a secret, next-generation version of the device. Watch as he takes CBC’s Reg Sherren into his workshop, where he is buildingContinue reading “Canadian inventor tests new prototype of Hoverboard”

Even with proposed oil and gas emissions regulations, Canada won’t meet GHG target: commissioner

Ottawa, Canada dragging heels on emissions cuts  Environment Commissioner slams Feds for lack of commitment to Climate Change action OTTAWA — Canada pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to 17 per cent less than 2005 levels. That was five years ago. This week, Canada’s environment commissioner says, we’re not even close. Smoke poursContinue reading “Even with proposed oil and gas emissions regulations, Canada won’t meet GHG target: commissioner”

How a Canadian company is connecting youths to jobs, no degree required

How a Canadian company is connecting youths to jobs A Canadian company called Raise Your Flag wants to help connect youths to meaningful work, like becoming a choreographer, without requiring them to get a post-secondary degree or diploma. How Raise Your Flag works: The program is online, open to anyone and completely free. Participants can either identifyContinue reading “How a Canadian company is connecting youths to jobs, no degree required”

Toronto: Bill Murray Day Ends With a Bang at ‘St. Vincent’ Premiere

Bill Murray took part in a celebration of himself on Friday, as the Toronto Film Festival as he announced that Sept. 5 would be commemorated as “Bill Murray Day.” Events planned for the day include screenings of his iconic movies such as Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day followed by the world premiere of his latest film, St. Vincent,Continue reading “Toronto: Bill Murray Day Ends With a Bang at ‘St. Vincent’ Premiere”