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December 11, 2018

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China amid rising tensions: reports

News of Michael Kovrig's detention comes after China warned Canada of consequences for its recent arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.

GM fights US government to retain tax credit for electric cars

Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines in favour of building cars powered by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells.

Former CEO defends 'good governance' at Muskrat Falls overrun inquiry

Witnesses, commissioners describe lack of documents showing thorough review of cost estimates and project risks.

Husky Energy offers apology for largest ever oil spill off Newfoundland coast

It happened while the SeaRose platform was preparing to restart production during a storm.

Huawei senior executive is not a threat to jump bail: lawyer assures court

The US wants Meng Wanzhou to face allegations of fraud.

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National security 'comes first' in Huawei 5G review: Champagne

Infrastructure Minister cites need to properly assess whatever risk, or benefits, that there might be. » Read more

Environment groups tell world Canada not slowing energy emissions

Report accuses the industry of successfully lobbying Canada to water down climate policies. » Read more

Strain leads to pain: How to recognize and prevent RSI issues

It’s best to address the source of repetitive strain injuries. » Read more

Need R&D help? Take your auto project to WatCar

University of Waterloo is working on the auto industry’s innovation challenges. » Read more

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Once biometrics scans are installed at 40 U.S. Hertz locations next year, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program members should be able to bypass counters when picking up rental cars » Read more

Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report on what would happen if average global temperatures rise by 1.5 Celsius, but oil-rich Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the U.S. refused to endorse it » Read more

How self-driving cars will make our cities more charming

The effects of self-driving cars include the structure of cities and neighbourhoods as we know it » Read more

Quebec slams door on New Brunswick’s pipeline dream at premiers’ meeting

N.B. Premier Blaine Higgs is lobbying for the rebirth of TransCanada's $15.7-billion Energy East pipeline » Read more

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