Category Archives: Technology

State-of-the-art freezer: Highest building in Sackville should be ready in June

It’s taking longer than expected to complete the tallest building in Sackville, but Evelyn and David Ernst say the state-of-the art, 44-metre, frozen food storage freezer should be ready in June. The Ernsts, co-owners of Terra Beata Farms, are building … Continue reading

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Mt. A. prof’s new book takes aim at Canadian complicity in colonialism and dispossession

Many Canadians see Bombardier Inc. as a Quebec company that gave us fun outdoor machines such as Ski-Doo snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and muscular all-terrain vehicles. But a new book by a Mount Allison University professor paints a darker picture of … Continue reading

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Cape Sharp Tidal can’t say when its turbine will go back in the water

Cape Sharp’s tidal turbine, recovered from the Minas Passage on June 15, is still undergoing repairs and upgrades in the harbour at Saint John, N.B. and the company can’t say when it might be re-deployed at its testing site west … Continue reading

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From wooden boxes to plastic cells: Bell’s telephone turns 140

“Mr. Watson come here.” With those imperious words, Alexander Graham Bell ushered in a new communications age, 140-years-ago today. The inventor of the telephone was trying to get his device working on March 10, 1876 with the help of his … Continue reading

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