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Canadian class-action suit against Facebook alleges misuse of personal information

OTTAWA — Two Facebook users are seeking damages on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Canadians whose personal data may have been improperly used...

Canadians’ interactions with each other significantly reduced: cellphone data study

TORONTO — Canadians dramatically altered their behaviour by permanently reducing their interactions with others even as they began moving around more during the pandemic,...
Sudbury Mine

New mine shows Northern Ontario ‘open for business’

It was a beautiful, sunny morning to break ground at IAMGOLD’s new open pit gold mine about 20 km southwest of Gogama. On Friday, local...
Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Crane study crew coming to Algoma

Assessment and mitigation of agricultural conflicts involving sandhill cranes. The Canadian Wildlife Service (part of Environment and Climate Change Canada) and the University of Waterloo...

Incorporating a Corporation in Pursuit of a Regional Broad Network

The Council of the Municipality of Huron Shores will continue its consideration of incorporating a corporation in the pursuit of a regional broadband network...

Ontario ends police access to COVID-19 database after legal challenge

TORONTO — Ontario has ended police access to a COVID-19 database after a legal challenge was filed by a group of human rights organizations. Aboriginal...

Comedian Norm Macdonald launches video-only dating app LOKO in Canada

TORONTO — A video-only dating app co-developed by Canadian comedian Norm Macdonald has launched in Canada. Called LOKO, the app features video profiles of its users instead...

Privacy officials say LifeLabs has asked court to limit their breach report

TORONTO — Two of Canada's provincial privacy officers say that they're still unable to release a full report about last year's security breach at...

National data standards in the works after COVID-19 highlighted info gaps: Hajdu

OTTAWA — Health Minister Patty Hajdu says federal officials are working on national standards for health data collection after the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted major...

Collision wraps first year online, offering peek into future of tech festivals

TORONTO — When Paddy Cosgrave welcomed the world to his annual Collision tech conference on Tuesday, it was far from the event he envisioned...