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Bogus ‘contact tracing’ apps deployed to steal data: researchers

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES — At least a dozen bogus “contact tracing” apps designed to look like official software to track coronavirus infections have been deployed globally to spread malware and steal user data, security researchers said Wednesday. The researchers from California-based firm Anomali said the apps, once installed on a device, “are designed to download […]

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Some surprising green shoots in new survey that reveals the world of pain Canadian businesses are facing

More than 40 per cent of Canadian businesses have laid off staff and 38 per cent have reduced staff hours or shifts as a result of the coronavirus-induced economic shutdown, according to a new survey by Statistics Canada and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. The survey of more than 13,000 businesses conducted between April 13 […]

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Nova Scotia shooting: Canadian police failed to issue timely public alert about gunman

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said officers were informed by a witness on Sunday, between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m., that the gunman was likely driving a lookalike police car and wearing an RCMP uniform. At that point, police said they started the process of issuing an alert but it took several hours to make […]

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‘They are completely intertwined’: Tentative signs of recovery in China help some Canadian companies weather COVID-19 storm

One night in late January, Canadian Jacob Cooke found himself in Jiangsu province in China, desperately trying to find seats on a plane leaving the country and promising his brother, Joseph, he’d make it to Vancouver. For more than a decade, they had run a business called WPIC Marketing + Technologies with an ocean between […]

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What living conditions can Canadian evacuees from China expect in quarantine?

TORONTO — Preparations are underway at the country’s largest air force base in Ontario in anticipation of the arrival of 250 Canadian evacuees who have been in lockdown in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus. The Canadian citizens are expected to board a chartered plane in China on Thursday evening […]

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Red flags on Canadian economy abound, but it might be too soon to sound the alarm

The Canadian economy is labouring. Statistics Canada on Dec. 23 reported that gross domestic product dropped 0.1 per cent in October, the first decline in eight months. Last week, it observed a drop in sales at retailers, wholesalers and factories. And the agency’s latest inflation report showed that the average of the Bank of Canada’s […]

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New NAFTA deal lifts cloud of uncertainty hanging over Canadian business: Poloz

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz suggested Thursday that the ratification of a new North American free-trade deal is key to finally eliminating uncertainty that has hovered over businesses trying to make investment decisions since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. Following a lunchtime speech to a business crowd in Toronto, Poloz told reporters […]

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Canadian chefs show us the way with #RecipesThatGive

With the holidays fast approaching, many thoughts turn to giving back to the community. This year, Food Banks Canada and Egg Farmers of Canada are once again teaming up to give Canadians what they need to make a difference in their community: time. The organizations have partnered with celebrity chefs from across the country to […]

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‘That’s no joke’: Taking aim at Trudeau, Trump’s campaign chief compares U.S. job numbers to Canadian losses

For Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, it seems the fallout from his Buckingham Palace video slip-up is set to run and run. In the days since the PM’s unguarded remarks showed him cracking a joke at U.S. President Donald Trump’s expense at a NATO summit in England, he has found the clip being used both by […]

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Toronto Eaton Centre killer sentenced to life in prison but could be eligible for parole in 16 months

TORONTO — The man who opened fire inside Eaton Centre’s food court has been sentenced to life in prison but he could be eligible for parole in as little as 16 months. Christopher Husbands drew a handgun and opened fire in the food court in June 2012, killing two people and wounding several others. Ahmed […]

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