June 2015

Sports

A torchbearer in Sault Ste. Marie on Day 4 of the 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, a 41-day journey that began on May 30 to share the Pan Am spirit in more than 130 communities before the Games begin on July 10.
Jun 12 2015

The Summer Gold Rush

They are coming. On skates and on horseback. Racing here on bikes, in boats and in wheelchairs. Swinging bats, clubs and racquets. With balls and rifles, skis and bows. They are the athletes of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. And they are coming to Toronto this summer...

Technology

Illac Diaz displays a recycled plastic mineral water container equipped with an inexpensive solar powered bulb that can be used to light homes for as long as five hours. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Jun 05 2015

Bright Idea!

Canadians take light for granted. We flick a switch—instant electricity. Light to read. Light to cook and work. Light to chase away the shadows. For a quarter of the world’s population, it’s not so simple. About 1.6 billion people live without electricity. They can’t…