I used to eat a lot of shrimp, but based on my travels examining foreign shrimp farms and various unsustainable and sustainable fishing practices, now I am much more selective. Supporting more sustainable options is a good start but with the vast majority of the global shrimp industry based on destructive harvesting methods, widespread change will take a long time.
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Geothermal, also called geoexchange, has one big weakness: high upfront cost. And while our first episode concentrated on residential systems, this time we've found a more appropriate sweet spot for these systems -- commercial buildings.
Energy consultants have been helping companies reduce operator error, identifying energy wasting systems and proposing energy efficient retrofits for a while now. But what is new is the next generation of energy efficiency companies who are using super smart meters and big data to identify, measure and wrestle energy sucking systems to submission.
Judith Sayers is a former chief, a negotiator and a pioneer in helping First Nations get involved in the renewable energy business. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and today 125 of the 203 First Nations in BC are involved in renewable energy projects.
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Have you ever typed a post or comment into Facebook, realized it was too stupid or offensive, and decided not to post it? It looks like Facebook collected that thought anyway, warns an Irish tech con...
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Mike Irvine is the first person in the world to defend his thesis from the deep.
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Here’s your chance to buy a piece of the booming adultery business. Ashley Madison, the Toronto-based website for married people looking to have an affair, is planning to launch an IPO in London, acco...
Sean Connolly is a hard one to catch these days the man does run four restaurants, after all. While hopping between his family home of Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand to manage things, he recently took a side trip to Queenstown and added star power to the SKYCITY Gibbston Wine & Food Festival.
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OTTAWA - Jamie Oliver, Britain's celebrity chef, has thrown down the gauntlet — or maybe it's an oven mitt — to Canadian politicians to join his international campaign for mandatory diet education in...
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Being something of a naturalist some of my most memorable trips have involved seeing birds such as the endangered resplendent quetzal in Costa Rica or the beautiful rose-coloured grosbeak in Alberta. So we wanted to find the facts behind the claims you often hear about just how bad wind farms are for birds and wildlife in general.This took us down a rabbit hole of research and browser tabs that landed us in the workshop of John Bowman.
There's always going to be "the next hottest trend" trying to sell you on how you can have the best mind blowing, knock your hipster-socks off kind of sex. You know, the good-good kind of get-down. Yet, what is the actual key to having a great sex life? Eating more kale? Practicing vaginal weightlifting? Cultivating perfectly pruned pubes?
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The singer Taylor Swift, Microsoft Corp. Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available th...
The gap from net-zero house to net-zero commercial building has now been bridged. This 30,000 square foot building cost $10.5 million dollars. It's three months ahead of schedule and five per cent under budget. It's bright and roomy with beautiful exposed wood beams, feature stairs and a three storey living wall in the foyer.
UPDATE: CTV News has identified the victim as 50-year-old Marty Gary Atwood. MEXICO CITY - A Canadian man has been found beaten to death on a beach at the Mexican resort of Los Cabos.Prosecutors in th...