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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

8 December 2022

Indigenous peoples are reshaping Canada’s tourism landscape

There are approximately 2 million people in Canada who identify as Indigenous, representing about 5 percent of the population. This includes First Nations, Inuit and Métis. […]
29 November 2022

Canada enforces new space crime legislation

As a manned-mission is expected to land on the Moon in 2024, with a Canadian astronaut on board, Canada passed legislation to prosecute crimes on Earth’s […]
14 November 2022

An impressive tunnel has opened below Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada and the United States, now has an additional experience: a 670-meter tunnel part of the […]
30 September 2022

Canada to lift all Covid-19 travel restrictions from 1 October

On September 26th, the Government of Canada announced the removal of all Covid-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering […]
29 September 2022

The world’s largest geothermal lagoon set to be built in Canada

A Canadian company plans to build the world’s largest geothermal lagoon a few miles outside of Quebec City. The geothermal lagoon would aim for carbon neutrality […]
19 September 2022

Air Canada orders 30 electric-hybrid planes

Air Canada ordered 30 ES-30 electric-hybrid regional aircrafts from Heart Aerospace with a range of up to 800 km. Last week, Air Canada announced in a […]
14 September 2022

Is Quebec French the real French?

Quebec French, also called Québécois French or simply Québécois, has sometimes been mocked for its different pronunciation and even vocabulary. Being called rudimentary or not proper, […]
9 September 2022

Canada to get a 1,000 kph vacuum tube train by 2035

The TransPod start-up is building the world’s first ultra-high-speed ground transportation system (the TransPod Line) for passengers and cargo in Canada. The Toronto based company unveiled […]
6 July 2022

This portable wind turbine can power you in the most remote areas

There’s a wind turbine that fits in a backpack. It’s about the same size as a water bottle. It weighs just 1.3 kilograms. Inside, there is […]
28 June 2022

How and why Canada is banning single-use plastics

Even though many of us consider plastics to be a normal part of our daily lives, it’s about time we start to change the way we […]
26 May 2022

Bombardier unveils the world’s fastest passenger jet

The race to revive the flight of supersonic passenger aircraft continues. On Monday May 23rd, Bombardier unveiled the newest member of its industry-leading business jet portfolio […]
21 April 2022

Knowledge of Indigenous people in Canada helps to protect the habitat of grizzlies

A genetic study of grizzly bears on the coast of British Columbia has discovered that there are three geographically separate DNA clusters, which do not mix, […]
14 April 2022

Bombardier continues to bet on business aviation

Canadian company Bombardier will increase its revenues to $6.5 billion during 2022, said the company’s president and CEO Éric Martel to Canadian media. In 2022, the […]
13 April 2022

First cannabis airport shop in the world to open this summer

The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) announced on 7 January that Copilot, which is pioneering cannabis for travel, has applied for a business license to operate […]
23 March 2022

Canada to lift testing requirement for vaccinated travelers from 1 April

According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, fully vaccinated travelers will be able to enter the country without having to present a Covid-19 pre-entry test. […]
8 March 2022

Quebec restaurant removes “Poutine” from the menu

In light of the ongoing military conflict in Easter Europe, a restaurant in Quebec decided to change the name of a traditional dish — Poutine — […]
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