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Politics, Society

Canadian government launches national COVID tracking app

A free mobile app designed to help tell its users if they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, was launched in Ontario by the Canadian government on Friday.  The COVID Alert app is available »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Canadians join lawsuits against Apple

A class action lawsuit was filed in Ontario Superior Court against Apple on Friday February 23. The Ontario-based legal action joins over 40 other lawsuits against the high-tech giant. It alleges that the company deliberately slowed the functioning of several »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology

Smartphone producers need to do more to stop kids from getting addicted to devices

Apple and other smartphone producers need to do more to fight addiction to these ubiquitous devices among children, says a Canadian global affairs analyst and a former spokesperson for UNICEF. Michael Bociurkiw’s call comes as two major Apple investors – »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Tax fairness advocates applaud EU Apple decision

Advocates for fairness say the Canadian government should take a cue from the European Union and start taxing big corporations that make profits in Canada. The EU says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits to Apple Inc. and has ordered »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Weird weather worries apple growers

Some unseasonably warm weather has apple growers nervous in the Okanagan, a large fruit-growing belt in the western province of British Columbia. It is so mild that growers think the trees could blossom in about three weeks, and that would »