Jacques Cartier Bridge to pilot bike path project during 2019-2020 winter season

The Jacques Cartier Bridge plans to test out a pilot project, allowing cyclists to use the bridge throughout the 2019-2020 winter season. A group of 25 volunteer cyclists who were chosen out of 100 applicants will have special access to…

Testing phase underway to see how new land access app works in rural Sask.

A call to find private property access solutions has evolved into a new app that’s entering the pilot-testing phase in rural Saskatchewan. Saskatoon-based company Western Heritage developed the prototype, known as SaskLander, which is designed to give hunters and other outdoor…

Pedestrian friendly public space inaugurated in Côte-des-Neiges

Bright green and turquoise lines flow around new wooden leisure structures on Jean-Brillant Street in the Côte-des-Nieges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough. Since Aug. 30, the section of street between Decelles and Gatineau avenues has been transformed into a new public space. Story continues…

New measures to protect migrant workers, families in Canada from abusive situations

Migrant workers who are in Canada on an employer-specific work permit will be granted new protections in the event they are in an abusive or exploitative situation. Starting June 4, workers in abusive or exploitative circumstances will be able to…

Electric autonomous vehicle hits the road in Beaumont

For the first time in Canada, a self-driving shuttle has been integrated into regular traffic. An Electric Autonomous (ELA) vehicle pilot project has now taken over a kilometre-long stretch of 50 Street, the main road in Beaumont, Alta. Story continues…

Organ donation pilot project could increase N.B. donations by 30 per cent: health officials

A new program in Moncton is testing out a way to increase organ donations by creating an entirely new group of potential donors. The pilot project out of the Dr-Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre will allow physicians to retrieve organ donations…