Canada’s emergency alert system can’t measure how many phones get the notices

OTTAWA — The federal government says it can't measure how many people actually receive emergency-alert messages on their phones. A spokesman for Public Safety Canada says the most...

Case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returns to Vancouver court this week

OTTAWA — The case of Huawei senior executive Meng Wanzhou, which has drawn interest from around the world, returns to a Vancouver courtroom this week. Canada's relationship...

SEC sues Kik for US$100M for ‘illegal’ securities offering of digital tokens

WATERLOO, Ont. — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sued Ontario-based Kik Interactive Inc. for conducting an "illegal" US$100 million securities offering of digital tokens. The...
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Telecom panel must consider disappearing international borders, says chairwoman

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The chairwoman of a government-appointed panel looking at Canada's telecommunications and broadcasting laws says it must take into account that international...
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Dr. Roberta Bondar Celebrates Bushplane Anniversary

Dr. Roberta Bondar, a Sault native and the Canada's first woman in space, was at the Bushplane Centre Wednesday evening as part of their...
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Mozilla exec tells big data committee he was ‘shocked’ by what Alexa recorded

OTTAWA — A security executive for the internet browser company Mozilla says he was shocked by the recordings of his family that were collected...

Balsillie decries toxic, unchecked technology at big data committee

OTTAWA — A Canadian high-tech pioneer says a "toxic" social media business model is a threat to democracy. Jim Balsillie, the retired chief executive of...

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub

OTTAWA — Canadian lawmakers voted Tuesday to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear...

Canadian firms targeted with increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques

TORONTO — Fraudsters have become creative in disguising email that contains dangerous links and attachments and Canadian firms may be falling for the scams more...

Minister Bains outlines digital charter with focus on personal data control

TORONTO — Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build...

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