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AI is making it easier to target people with more personalized scams: 1Password CEO

AI is making it easier to target people with more personalized scams: 1Password CEO

TORONTO — The head of one Canadian company fighting to bring safety to the online world says watch out for artificial intelligence because it's making hackers and scammers even better at targeting people.
Strain on 5G networks leaving consumers less satisfied over time, researcher says

Strain on 5G networks leaving consumers less satisfied over time, researcher says

TORONTO — Canadian consumers are increasingly expecting more when it comes to the quality of 5G performance and are placing blame on providers when an internet connection is spotty, a researcher says.
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance Holdings appealing $6M fine imposed by Fintrac

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance Holdings appealing $6M fine imposed by Fintrac

TORONTO — Binance Holdings Ltd. is appealing a $6-million fine imposed on the company by Fintrac, the federal anti-money laundering agency.
BoC considered waiting until July to cut interest rates, summary says

BoC considered waiting until July to cut interest rates, summary says

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada's governing council thought about waiting until July to lower interest rates but ultimately decided to cut earlier, the central bank's summary of deliberations reveals.
Review: June Squibb is delightful as a grandma on a mission in ‘Thelma’

Review: June Squibb is delightful as a grandma on a mission in ‘Thelma’

There are a lot of bad comedies about, and supposedly for, senior citizens. It’s especially depressing because the worst offenders, the ones that don’t just feel cheap and lazy but exploitative too, often feature our finest actors.
Canada's population grew to top 41 million in the first quarter: StatCan

Canada's population grew to top 41 million in the first quarter: StatCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the country's population topped 41 million people in the first quarter of this year as it grew by 0.6 per cent.
Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?

Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Suspicious deaths in an idyllic seaside community and detective work that points to poison sound like themes from a classic murder mystery.
LNG company plans to use 'floatel' near Squamish, B.C., without local permit

LNG company plans to use 'floatel' near Squamish, B.C., without local permit

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The company behind a natural gas project near Squamish, B.C., has withdrawn its application for a local permit to house workers in a converted cruise ship, and is instead pressing ahead on the basis of a provincial order.
Man dies after injury aboard fishing vessel in northeastern P.E.I., police say

Man dies after injury aboard fishing vessel in northeastern P.E.I., police say

RCMP say a man has died after he was injured aboard a fishing vessel in northeastern Prince Edward Island. Cpl. Gavin Moore says police received a report shortly before 9 a.m. about a man who was hurt on a fishing boat.
BDC commits $250M to help Indigenous and Black-led businesses

BDC commits $250M to help Indigenous and Black-led businesses

MONTREAL — The Business Development Bank of Canada is committing $250 million to help Indigenous and Black-led businesses. The money comes as BDC also creates a new inclusive entrepreneurship team.