Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, Leveraged a Local Market for Global Success

Jack Ma built one of the world’s largest eCommerce companies, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) by leveraging opportunities in a local market. Ma was born in Hangzhou, China, in 1964. He grew up poor and started off by...

Warming climate could affect life in Arctic Ocean, says new study

Climate change is transforming the Arctic Ocean in ways that could permanently alter the food chain and impact ocean species, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, looked at the...

A first in Canada: Drone collides with passenger plane above Quebec City airport

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he's "extremely preoccupied" by an incident that saw a small drone collide with a passenger airplane above Jean Lesage airport in Quebec City on Thursday. "This should not...

For the first time ever, a coal mine with carbon caps has been approved...

For the first time ever, a coal mine in Canada will have a cap on carbon emissions. On Dec. 13, the federal government approved the Murray River Mining Project near Tumbler Ridge, in northeast B.C....

Apple apologizes for secretly slowing down older iPhones

Apple apologized for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it said was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue. Many customers had interpreted the move as a way to for...

Total solar eclipse 2017: Read CBC's complete coverage

Some Canadians are driving south to see the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, while some NASA-funded scientists will be chasing it in retrofitted jets. The eclipse — the first to cross the...

Baby girl's remains surprisingly reveal new Indigenous group that once thrived in North America

The ancient remains of an infant girl discovered in Alaska's interior Tanana River Valley in 2013 are the unexpected evidence of what is likely North America's first Indigenous people — a population predating and...

Living in a greener neighbourhood could lower your risk of death: study

Trees stretching their canopies over city streets and grass tickling the sidewalk near your home are more than just pretty, they could actually be helping you live longer, a new study suggests. Researchers...

Transport Canada lifts speed limit in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Transport Canada has lifted the speed limit in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, five months after the restriction was put in place to prevent further right whale deaths.