Privacy and data protection

Privacy and data protection

In 2018 Ottawa introduced new privacy rules designed to better safeguard the personal data of Canadians, but even security experts say they are far from perfect. Many feel Canada should further tighten its data protection ...

Project X

Project X

Offbeat, entertaining and intellectually challenging, the Project X series sets out to demonstrate how science is everywhere in our lives. A team of top scientific investigators — microbiologist Jennifer Gardy, science education expert Brian Alters, ...

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink

Rethinking the way you recycle is the focus of our Reduce, Reuse and Rethink collection. It explores why Canadian communities are at a turning point when it comes to recycling and considering ways to do ...

Science Smart

Science Smart

Curio.ca is pleased to present Science Smart, a collection of concise science-related stories featured on CBC Vancouver’s weekend Our Vancouver show. Conceived and presented by Johanna Wagstaffe, a broadcast meteorologist and science reporter for CBC News Network and CBC Vancouver, these ...

The Impact of Mining

The Impact of Mining

We all know we need careful and sustainable resource management, but our record as a country does not always stand up to scrutiny.

The Nano Revolution

The Nano Revolution

It’s a universe where scientists explore matter on a scale 80,000 times smaller than a human hair. Nanotechnology promises groundbreaking solutions to the most serious problems that threaten our future, but it’s also a realm ...

The Nature of Things, Volume 1: Visions of the Future

The Nature of Things, Volume 1: Visions of the Future

This first-ever Nature of Things collection includes five outstanding documentaries that focus on how people are working to change the way they live and the way they think about the future of our world. Watch ...

Toxicology: Chemicals in our Lives

Toxicology: Chemicals in our Lives

Scientists call them “endocrine-disrupting compounds.” Whatever the label, synthetic chemicals may be increasing our waistlines and diminishing our fertility.