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Health

Survey: Canadians say distracted driving number one cause of vehicular deaths

According to survey results released from Rates.ca, 40 per cent of Canadians believe that distracted driving is the number one cause of vehicular deaths, passing impaired driving.  Rates.ca surveyed 1173 Canadians and asked them about their experiences and concerns with »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Would your relationship survive phone spying?

How would you react if someone, a partner, a friend or a colleague snooped into your phone? Some may get angry right away and consider it a serious intrusion into their privacy, even leading to the end of a relationship. »

Economy, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Future not bright for cable/satellite TV, landline telephones

The traditional home telephone wired in to a network, and cable television, once almost standard fare in all homes, are facing a bleak future. A new survey of Canadians by the Angus Reid Institute  shows about a third of respondents have »

International, Society

Scammers get harassed by Canadian

If you need a little pick-me-up today, take a look at the CBC report on a Canadian who kept calling scammers until they begged him to stop. There have been many reports about scammers calling people, posing as tax officials »

Society

Advocates decry increased charges for prisoner phone calls

Prisoner advocates say making inmates pay exorbitant fees to make phone calls is bad for rehabilitation and reintegration into society. The western province of Manitoba has recently begun charging its inmates new telephone rates which used to be almost free. »