Profanity can make product reviews more persuasive

Marketing professor Katherine Lafreniere found that online reviews spiced up with swear words may be perceived as more helpful and more persuasive — up to a point. (Photo: John Ulan)

Product website gatekeepers might be better off allowing some profanity on their platforms

Indigenous ownership in Canadian oil and gas takes huge step

Frog Lake First Nation Chief Greg Desjarlais takes part in a signing ceremony between Enbridge and 23 Indigenous communities for equity ownership in seven oil sands pipelines

But Trudeau government’s emissions cap threatens future prosperity

Renewed agreement will help cultivate the next generation of tech talent

U of A president Bill Flanagan (centre) and Infosys executive vice-president Tan Moorthy sign an agreement extending the collaboration between the two partners at an event Sept. 26 in Calgary. Jobs, Economy and Innovation Minister Tanya Fir (second right) and Premier Jason Kenney (right) were among those in attendance. (Photo: Michael Brown)

University of Alberta and Infosys will continue to collaborate on research projects in energy, machine learning and climate change

Indigenous peoples faced with a choice of development or poverty

The right choice is staring us in the face