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Xplore to offer faster rural satellite internet, alternative to Starlink after Jupiter 3 launch

Canadian rural internet provider Xplore Inc. plans to offer faster satellite internet to those in remote locations this fall following the launch of the Jupiter 3 satellite into space. The New Brunswick-based telecommunications company said the technology will provide a homegrown alternative to broadband internet service offered to rural Canadians …

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‘A better way’: An Indigenous alternative to Ontario’s faltering child-welfare system

4:14 An Indigenous child welfare agency’s fight to restore culture and raise kids at home Ethan Pokno’s knee shakes nervously as he recalls the moment he says his whole life flashed before him. He was 12 years old. He and his three younger brothers were sent to foster homes and …

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What’s the best alternative to a single-use plastic bag? It depends

Ottawa recently announced it will phase out some single-use plastics by 2025, but finding sustainable alternatives is trickier than you might think. The ban, which targets six categories of plastics, is part of an effort by the Liberal government to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030. A study commissioned by …

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More Albertans looking at voting UCP than NDP — but alternative parties of interest, poll suggests

With the race to lead the United Conservative Party still in its early days, a new poll suggests more Albertans would consider voting for that party than the Opposition NDP in the 2023 provincial election. The poll by Trend Research, under the direction of Janet Brown Opinion Research, surveyed 900 Albertans between June …

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