Biden, Obama, tech moguls’ Twitter accounts hacked in apparent bitcoin scam

Twitter hack

A series of high-profile Twitter accounts were hijacked on Wednesday, and the social media company took the extraordinary step of preventing at least some verified accounts from publishing messages altogether.


Huawei doesn’t need the West to become major player in 5G, says security expert


The United Kingdom has joined other Western countries in banning Chinese tech giant Huawei from participating in its 5G network, but one journalist says the company can become powerful without them.


Seeing nature through Indigenous ‘lens’ might improve environmental decision-making

Steven Nitah

As various levels of government become more serious about climate change, there has been heightened interest in incorporating Indigenous knowledge in that effort.


Wolf culls will not save endangered caribou in Western Canada, new study finds

Caribou protection

A government-sponsored wolf kill in Western Canada has had “no detectable effect” on reversing the decline of endangered caribou populations, a study says.


B.C. RCMP officer suspended over racially offensive content posted on Facebook

Dustin Dahlman

An RCMP officer in B.C. has been suspended and has resigned from the force after members of the public complained about posts on his Facebook account criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement that they say are racially insensitive. He says he’s being punished for a difference of opinion and plans to fight the suspension.


Parks Canada staff forced to euthanize two wolves in one week

Wolf Management Minnesota

Parks Canada staff have had a difficult July in Banff. They’ve had to euthanized two wolves in under a week.


Mars is about to be invaded by robots from planet Earth

Mars Missions

Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the Red Planet in quick succession beginning this week.


China reports 141 dead or missing in flooding since June

China Deadly Floods

The Yangtze River region has seen its second highest rainfall in more than a half-century so far this year as deadly flooding strikes much of China.


Peregrine falcons entertaining visitors at Hopewell Rocks

Hopewell Rocks peregrine falcons

Visitors to the Hopewell Rocks are getting an up-close look at a family of peregrine falcons with three young ones that are learning to hunt and survive on their own.


Alberta Premier Jason Kenney accuses feds of getting in the way of fixing contact tracing app

Alta Parole Board 20200601

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is accusing the federal government of preventing tech companies like Google and Apple from working with provinces to improve their contact tracing apps.