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Canada & Netherlands Announce A Paperless Passport Pilot Project

Canadian and Dutch officials just have announced a joint air travel project designed to eventually do away with paper passports. The future is now. Soon, you won’t have to worry about losing your passport or having it stolen every time

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New Pedestrian Friendly Areas Popping Up In The ByWard Market

New pedestrian-friendly spaces are popping up in the ByWard Market. Wiliam Street is the home to one of two pilot projects this summer that attempts to expand spaces for pedestrian use. The project was inspired by ideas coming out of

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Ottawa Part Of A Provincial Pilot Project To Raise Speed Limit

Starting in mid-September, as part of a pilot project, Ontario will increase speed limits to 110 km/h on three sections of highways in Southern Ontario, including Ottawa. The locations are Highway 417 from Ottawa/Gloucester to the Ontario/Quebec border, Queen Elizabeth

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A Novel Approach To Dealing With Discarded Wads Of Chewing Gum

Love this idea… Chewing gum is the second most common source of litter, behind cigarettes, not to mention stepping in it accidentally, and because it isn’t biodegradable, cities are struggling to get rid of it. Now, the BBC reports that

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