February 2019

Environment

Feb 22 2019

Don’t Roll Up the Rim

Canadians love Tim Hortons’ Roll Up the Rim to Win contest. This annual tradition is as Canadian as the hockey player that gave Timmy’s its name. It’s also one of the most successful marketing campaigns in Canadian history. People have been rolling up the rim since...

Politics

Juan Guaido speaks at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 8, 2019. (EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ)
Feb 15 2019

A Tale of Two Presidents

Venezuela has a big problem. It has two presidents. How did this happen? Nicolas Maduro has been leading the South American country since 2013. He was re-elected last May. But his opponents in the National Assembly say Mr. Maduro is a dictator. They claim he interfered...

Technology

Feb 08 2019

Charged Up for Tomorrow

The key to reducing climate change is cleaner, greener energy. The key to unlocking that energy is a bigger, better battery. There’s just one problem. We don’t have one. Ordinary batteries can only hold a little energy – enough for phones and laptops and cars. We need...

Health

Feb 01 2019

Food for Thought

Health Canada served up a new Canada’s Food Guide in January. This updated guide for healthy eating was introduced January 22. Canadians will notice a few changes. Like the 2007 version, the new Canada’s Food Guide tells us what to eat and what not to eat. But it also...