We're a smart city, so says the Intelligent Community Forum, which focuses on job creation in the broadband economy. And for that we have Waterfront Toronto to thank, for work it's doing to create info-tech-connected neighbourhoods.
Kissing HIV and AIDS goodbye
The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) launches Kisses 4 CANFAR to raise awareness about the importance of AIDS research. Show your support by wearing red lips. kisses4CANFAR.com
Wind power spin
Turns out cats kill billions more small birds than wind turbines, according to a study released last week by the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Danzig shooting blowback
The African Canadian Coalition of Community Organizations says the province has directed most of the $20 million committed to youth violence prevention post-Danzig to groups outside the African-Canadian community.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there's no health risk associated with eating farmed Atlantic salmon, despite the fact that more of the fish on major grocery store shelves are carrying infectious salmon anemia.
London-based HSBC, the third-largest publicly held bank on the planet, is fined $1.9 billion by the U.S. Justice Department for its part in laundering hundreds of millions of dollars from drug cartels in Mexico and Colombia.