'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the company’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday with more details about his new “privacy-focused” vision for the social network — including a major redesign of Facebook’s app and website that is built around letting people connect with small groups. The new features are part of Zuckerberg’s strategy for batting […]

Industry groups ‘disappointed’ in Liberal plan to reduce single-use plastics

Industry groups ‘disappointed’ in Liberal plan to reduce single-use plastics

OTTAWA—Plastics industry groups want the federal government to halt the planned elimination of unnecessary single-use straws, cups and other plastics from its own operations, telling Canada’s environment minister they are “very disappointed” the move was announced without their consultation. In a letter sent Thursday and obtained by the Star, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada […]

Local Businesses And Community Groups Join Together To Call On City To Improve Safety At Intersection Of Don Mills Road And Kern Road

Local Businesses And Community Groups Join Together To Call On City To Improve Safety At Intersection Of Don Mills Road And Kern Road

LOCAL BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS JOIN TOGETHER TO CALL ON CITY TO IMPROVE SAFETY AT INTERSECTION OF DON MILLS ROAD AND KERN ROAD TORONTO, February 8, 2018 — Prominent local businesses and community organizations are calling on the City of Toronto to improve the safety of the intersection at Don Mills Road […]

More groups poised to follow Haitian influx to Canada

More groups poised to follow Haitian influx to Canada

In the U.S. immigration debate, it’s called “twilight status,” and for many who hold it, the light is flickering and fading. Unlike Canada or Mexico, which both routinely deport almost anyone without a valid visa, the U.S. government allows otherwise-illegal immigrants to remain without legal status — sheltered under various forms of government sufferance. About 59,000 […]