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Economy, International

Chinese facial recognition coming to a few Canadian stores

An advance for consumers, or towards Orwellian future? A chain of supermarkets frequented by the Chinese communities in southern Ontario and southern British Columbia may soon install facial recognition technology. The owner of the Foody Mart chain, Wei Chengyi, is »

Economy, Society

Grocery shopping in Canada evolving.

Canadians generally go food shopping once a week or so, and most shopping is done in large supermarkets.  It’s a model that’s been around since the 1960’s when large stores offered a vast selection of food products under one roof. »