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Blackberry Layoffs

Waterloo-based BlackBerry Limited says it’s laying off 200 employees in Canada and the United States. It appears 125 jobs will be chopped in Waterloo…

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Baby panda names

The Toronto Zoo is looking for help in choosing names for the two Giant Panda cubs born last October. The public is being asked…

Walmart bags

Walmart Canada is making a change it says will help reduce some unwanted baggage. Starting next month it will no longer give plastic bags…

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Space research funding

Three Canadian universities will share 1.4-million dollars in funding from the Canadian Space Agency. Four awards have been given to the University of Calgary,…

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Zika Virus

Canada and Chile are the only two countries in the Americas that the World Health Organization says are not threatened by the spread of…