Food spoilage and wastage is big problem. Apeel Sciences is a company based in California whose edible coating product Apeel can reportedly make avocados, citrus and other types of fruit last twice as long as usual by using a tasteless edible coating made from plant materials.
A fire can be devastating anywhere. But even more so in a remote community like Baker Lake, Nunavut. Water is trucked to residences and businesses and waste water is trucked away. A fire at the local municipal depot has destroyed all of Baker Lake’s waste water trucks except one.
Dangers posed by drones near airports have been in the news. Technology exists to take drones out of the sky within a radius of airports. According to the Guardian, the technology has been deployed at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports in the UK. Will the Canadian government step up and make the technology mandatory in Canada?