SpaceX wins $2.9B contract for NASA moon lander
NASA said on Friday it has awarded billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private space company SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to fly astronauts to the moon, picking it over Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and defence contractor Dynetics Inc.
Castro era ending in Cuba as Raúl announces resignation
Raúl Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of Cuba's all-powerful Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother, Fidel Castro, that began with the 1959 revolution.
'We need to be seen': Demonstrators protest devastating Laurentian University cuts
Voices of protest continued to cry out Friday amid the fallout from massive cuts to Laurentian University's staff and programs in Sudbury, Ont., with about 150 demonstrators gathering downtown Friday in near-freezing temperatures.
Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter actor Helen McCrory dead at 52
Britain's Helen McCrory, who starred in Harry Potter films and the TV series Peaky Blinders, has died after a battle with cancer, her husband, actor Damian Lewis, said on Twitter Friday. She was 52.
The real winners of Thursday's CRTC decision? Telecom companies, observers say
Some telecommunications analysts and consumer advocates say the country's regional wireless and internet carriers will benefit the most from a landmark regulatory ruling Thursday by the CRTC.
Moderna slashing vaccine deliveries to Canada, but Pfizer steps up with 8 million more doses
Moderna will send far fewer COVID-19 shots to Canada this month than originally planned as the company grapples with production issues at its facilities in Europe. But its main competitor, Pfizer, has said it will send millions more doses to Canada in May, June and beyond — a commitment that will more than cover the shortfall from Moderna.