Montreal hosts international robotics, automation convention

The international conference on robotics and automation has kicked off in Montreal on Monday. The five-day event hosts dozens of exhibits attracting scientists, engineers, and inventors from around the world. “Seeing the state-of-the-art robotic systems in the world right now…

Did you see anti-LGBTQ2 messages plastered around Montreal? Here’s why

Montreal organization Fondation Émergence’s latest campaign for International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia brought the impact of online hate speech to the streets. The social experiment campaign plastered hateful messages in both English and French on posters around the city…

First testing facility for fully automated vehicles in Canada officially opens in Nepean

Invest Ottawa and the Automated Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) launched Canada’s first Level 5 automated testing facility on Friday. The facility was funded primarily by the AVIN, an initiative offered by the Ontario Centres of Excellence, which works on behalf…

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…