cybercrime

Cybercriminals use lack of awareness to exploit

Protect Your Family, Your Business and Yourself Online (ORILLIA, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) believes that greater awareness can help prevent citizens and...

Canada Post resetting online account passwords after data compromised

OTTAWA — Canada Post says it is resetting passwords for all online customer accounts after a report that some personal information may have been compromised. The postal service says that login...
human trafficking

More than 300 charges laid in multi-province human trafficking investigation

AURORA, Ont. — Police in Ontario say they've arrested 31 people as part of an investigation into human trafficking and organized crime spanning several provinces. Investigators...
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Two Hamilton teens facing weapons charges after high school incident

Hamilton police say two teenagers are facing charges after they allegedly brought weapons to a high school in the city. Police say that on Friday afternoon...
Timberdoodle Lodge

Crime Watch: Timberdoodle Break and Enter

Crime Stoppers and the Hornepayne Ontario Provincial Police are requesting your assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an incident of Break enter and...

Prosecutors overstated penalties Linda O’Leary faces if convicted in boat crash

Federal prosecutors say they were wrong about the penalty Kevin O'Leary's wife could face if she's convicted of a Canada Shipping Act charge that stems...

Judge dismisses advocacy group’s bid to speak on behalf of animals in court

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has dismissed an advocacy group's bid to secure the right to speak on behalf of animals in legal settings. Superior Court...
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Supreme Court clarifies sentencing rules for guilty parties

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a convicted person is entitled to the lesser of two punishments — the one in effect...
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Top court lets stand nine-year pornography sentence for daycare supervisor

OTTAWA — A nine-year prison sentence handed to a Toronto-area day-care supervisor who used toddlers for child pornography will stand. The Supreme Court of Canada...

TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third-party cyberattacks

TORONTO — A cybersecurity breach at TransUnion has underscored the rising threat of third-party attacks and the difficulty of preventing them. The credit monitoring agency...