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Pedestrian killed in Arizona after being hit by self-driven Uber

Pedestrian killed in Arizona after being hit by self-driven Uber

Uber said Monday it has paused its testing of autonomous cars, including in Toronto, after a pedestrian fatality overnight in Tempe, Ariz. A spokesperson for Uber Canada confirmed the company has halted tests…

WestJet flight attendants claim they’re paid less than minimum wage

WestJet flight attendants claim they’re paid less than minimum wage

Some WestJet flight attendants are claiming the airline routinely pays its cabin crew less than minimum wage, since they are only paid for the amount of time they spend in the air,…

Competition Bureau conducts searches at media offices

Competition Bureau conducts searches at media offices

Officials from the federal Competition Bureau conducted searches Monday at Torstar corporate offices as part of its ongoing review of a transaction between Torstar and Postmedia Network Inc. involving the…

Uber to inform Canadians whose data may have been compromised in 2016 breach after ruling

Uber to inform Canadians whose data may have been compromised in 2016 breach after ruling

Uber says it will inform all Canadians whose personal data may have been compromised in a 2016 breach after Alberta’s privacy commissioner ruled it must do so. Company spokesman Jean-Christophe…

BlackBerry files patent infringement suit against Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp

BlackBerry files patent infringement suit against Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp

BlackBerry Ltd. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, claiming they took intellectual property from its BlackBerry Messenger technology. The suit was filed Tuesday in U.S. Federal…

Trump’s ex-adviser Carl Icahn sold his steel-linked stock weeks before tariffs announced

Trump’s ex-adviser Carl Icahn sold his steel-linked stock weeks before tariffs announced

By Scott DeveauBloomberg Fri., March 2, 2018 Carl Icahn sold about $ 30 million (U.S.) of shares in crane manufacturer Manitowoc Co. in the weeks before President Donald Trump said…

Budget 2018: Liberals spend billions to close gaps for working women, Indigenous families

Budget 2018: Liberals spend billions to close gaps for working women, Indigenous families

If it’s good for women, it’s good for Canada’s economy. That’s the overarching theme of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s 2018 federal spending plan, which aims to boost productivity and offset…

Ezra Levant’s Rebel Media launches retirement savings fund to help support its programming

Ezra Levant’s Rebel Media launches retirement savings fund to help support its programming

By The Canadian Press Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 TORONTO—Ezra Levant’s Rebel Media has teamed up with a wealth management firm to launch a retirement saving fund geared toward Canadians who…

Ontario ‘will not blink’ in face of Buy America policies, says Wynne

Ontario ‘will not blink’ in face of Buy America policies, says Wynne

Ontario “will not blink” when it comes to fighting unfair Buy America policies, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Wednesday as debate on the Liberals’ new legislation to combat protectionist policies in…

‘Slippery slope’: Opposition mounts to Canadian media’s plan to block piracy websites

‘Slippery slope’: Opposition mounts to Canadian media’s plan to block piracy websites

Opposition is mounting to a media coalition’s plan to block Canadians from accessing piracy websites. Many people fear that the plan — backed by big players such as Bell, Rogers, and CBC — could…