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Health

Rosacea patients get online support from company

People who live with the inflammatory skin disease called rosacea are being offered a new online tool to help them get good medical help. Rosacea’s symptoms include facial flushing, redness and spots. Research suggests rosacea has a significant impact on» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Tools offered to fight fake news

Data suggest that 90 per cent of Canadians admit to falling for fake news. So, the non-profit Canadian Journalism Foundation has launched a new website to help and encourage people to check whether items they see are legitimate. Respected news» 

International, Society

Holocaust website launched to counter denial

Information about the Nazi extermination of six million Jews during World War II will be disseminated on a new interactive website launched by the United Nations culture and education agency and the World Jewish Congress. The site was launched explicitly» 

Health, Society

New website helps parents guide grieving children

Parents often want to shield their children from death and dying but studies show it is best to be open and honest to help them cope. A new website offers advice on how to start the conversation, what words to» 

Health

Doctors establish pregnancy info website

People around the world can now access a new website about pregnancy established by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC). The society has for years published information for its doctor members but an email prompted its director» 

Society

Website offers free advice to investors

People who want to learn about investing their money now have access to an updated website run by the regulatory agency, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). The site is accessible to mobile devices and tablets and provides investing articles, videos,» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

UPDATE: Canadian Forces have ‘positive control’ of hacked recruiting site

The Canadian Armed Forces are investigating a possible hack of its recruitment website, after visitors attempting to access the website were redirected to the Chinese government homepage. Visitors to forces.ca/en/home Thursday were immediately redirected to gov.cn for a short time before the site began» 

Society

Website for adulterers lacked privacy protection: officials

Privacy officials in Canada and Australia have found that Ashley Madison had inadequate security safeguards and policies in spite of its claims of offering secure services.  The Canadian-based website catered to married people seeking affairs and was hacked last year,» 

Politics, Society

Cape Breton lures Americans fearing a Trump win

When things get bad in the United States, it is common for Americans to say they will run away to Canada. Mostly they jest. But there was a huge wave of Americans who came to Canada during the Vietnam War»