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Canadian women end short-course championships with 3 more medals

Canada won gold in the women’s 4×50-metre freestyle relay, then took silver in the 4×100 medley relay on Sunday night at the FINA short-course world swimming championships, giving breakout Olympic star Penny Oleksiak her third and fourth medals of the meet. The 4×50 team of Toronto’s Oleksiak and Michelle Williams, Taylor Ruck of Kelowna, B.C., and Sandrine Mainville of Boucherville, Que., finished first in one minute 35 seconds. The …

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Scientists develop new chip that may help usher in the age of quantum computers

Saturday, 1 July 2017 INRS physicists managed to create the first silicon chip that can be used to both store and manipulate high-dimensional qubits – units of quantum information – which may help simplify the architecture of quantum computers, according to a study published in Nature, a top US scientific journal. Qubits act as memory cells …

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Justin Trudeau appoints cabinet secretary David Vigneault to lead CSIS

Friday, 12 May 2017 OTTAWA – David Vigneault, an advisor on security matters to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet, will take over as head of Canada’s spy agency next month following the current director’s previously announced retirement, the government said on Thursday. Vigneault is currently assistant secretary to cabinet advising …

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