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Published: September 3rd, 2015


Web sites scare up new markets for old clothes – and Halloween costumes

Two Web sites just launched in Canada are trying to give new life to old clothing. Montreal mother of two Isabelle Doucet founded Minitrade.caafterseeing how quickly her kids grew out of their clothes.

Published on: October 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

GPS watch to keep tabs on kids, seniors could hit Canada by autumn

Do you know where your children are? If you remember that line from a public service announcement airing onU.S. TV, you're no spring chicken. The spots started airing on the ABCaffiliate in Buffalo,

Published on: July 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

New Android app transforms smartphone into toddler toy

A Toronto-based mobile startup wants to transform your high-powered Android handset into a toddler's play toy.Kytephone is betting that parents with youngsters will want the new app to transform older Android handsets into

Published on: June 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Tech tinkering key to kids’ IT literacy, experts agree

Hands-on tinkering must replace textbook teaching as the primary tool for inspiring Canada's kids to be the next generation of IT innovators, the leaders of a Toronto brainstorming event declared Wednesday.About 100 people

Published on: January 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

Mozilla’s Mark Surman: train kids as ‘hackers’

When Mark Surman was growing up, he connected to the Web using a dial-up modem that squeaked and buzzed its way to a modest connection. The Web he used was simple, and hardly

Published on: January 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Tech startups help parents teach kids, award gold stars

Ottawa resident and PhD holder in optics and photonics Dan Yang decided to leave her career in networking technology to invent a toddler-friendly tablet because she was concerned for her own baby’s safety.It’s

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

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Published on: August 16th, 2011 Christine Wong

Child-proof your home office PC

Having kids is a blessing. But having kids mess with your PC can be, well, a curse. If they're little, you've got to worry about things like Playdough in the DVD drive, spilled

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Smart play stations liven up learning for Toronto pre-schoolers

Pre-schoolers at a Toronto daycare clamour for a turn with a large, colourful, plastic play station. They quickly overwhelm the small plastic bench and start tumbling to the floor, as a supervisor shouts

Published on: September 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Child’s play: How to work from home and take care of the kids

Whether your boss finally gave you the green light to telecommute or you're setting out to do business on your own, congratulations--and welcome to the wonderful world of working at home. Good-bye, rush-hour

Published on: April 7th, 2009 Rick Broida

Canadian parents “involved” in kids’ digital lives

Most Canadian parents have at some time talked to their kids about online threats, and are way ahead of parents in other parts of the world, in this respect, a recent report indicates.As

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Kids “more at risk” from gaming devices than computers

Even the Incredible Hulk is scanning his files for viruses. The Symantec Connected & Protected Family Safety Tour – which made its way to Ontario Place and the Canadian National Exhibition last week

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach