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Canada watchdog's investigation finds Facebook broke privacy laws Facebook Inc broke Canadian privacy laws when it collected the information of some 600,000 citizens, a top watchdog said on Thursday, pledging to seek a court order to force the social media giant to change its practices.
Reuters | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NHL-Woe Canada. Loss of home teams in playoffs may drive viewers away: study Canadians are passionate about hockey but many may tune out of the NHL playoffs now that no teams are able to end the country's decades-long Stanley Cup drought this year, according to survey from the Angus Reid Institute on Thursday.
Reuters | 3 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada probe finds Facebook seriously contravened privacy laws Facebook Inc committed serious contraventions of Canadian privacy law and failed to take responsibility for protecting the personal information of citizens, Canada's federal privacy commissioner said on Thursday.
Reuters | 4 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Canada accuses Facebook of breaking local privacy law, threatening to take company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would take the company to court to force it to change its privacy practices.
Washington Post | 4 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bombardier shares tank 18% after it cuts profit, revenue forecasts Canada's Bombardier Inc cut its full-year profit and revenue forecasts on Thursday, as its key railcar-making unit wrestled with delivery delays and manufacturing challenges relating to a few large projects, sending its shares plummeting more than 18 perc
Reuters | 4 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pecking order: Canada geese take over rooftop healing garden at hospital A rooftop healing garden at the Royal Alexandra Hospital has been claimed by a pair of geese awaiting the arrival of their goslings. | 5 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Facebook breached Canada's privacy laws, watchdogs' report finds Canada's federal privacy watchdog wants to take Facebookto Federal Court following an investigation that found the socialmedia giant broke a number ofprivacy laws and failed to take responsibility protecting Canadians' personal information. The report is | 5 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada to ban industrial activities inside marine-protected areas Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as ma | 5 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Travelling today? Here are the roads closed by the New Brunswick flood The Trans-Canada Highway between Oromocto and River Glade could remain closed until early next week, according to Al Giberson, the general operations manage for the MRDC. | 6 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Super green building could take root in Yellowknife Ecology North and the Yellowknives Dene First Nation plan to build a Centre for Sustainability in the N.W.T. that they say would be the first carbon negative building in Canada. | 6 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend