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Canada bans Huawei from its 5G projects
Published in News


We must obey the US


Canada is planning to ban Huawei from working on Canada's fifth-generation networks to appease its US neighbours.

Canadians might make big content pay newspapers
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Got to prop up the mass media

The Canadian government introduced legislation Tuesday to force digital giants to compensate news publishers for the use of their content.

Canada bans combustion engine sales by 2035
Published in News
Thursday, 31 March 2022 12:42

Canada bans combustion engine sales by 2035


Get back to dog sleds 

Canada wants to ban sales of combustion engine cars by 2030 and will presumably be looking at alternative tech, such as dog sleds.

Public Health Agency of Canada spied on citizens
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Claimed it was to save them from Covid

The Public Health Agency of Canada (or PHAC) accessed location data from 33 million mobile devices to monitor people's movement during lockdown.

Canada will ban the sale of fuel-burning cars
Published in Transportation


Still keeping tourists out of the country

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government took time off from messing up his economy by keeping foreigners out of the country to do something good for polar bears.

Canada begins 5G auction
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 11:07

Canada begins 5G auction


Delayed by pandemic

 Canada is to start the auction of the mobile telecommunications bandwidth necessary for 5G rollout, one that was delayed more than a year by the pandemic.

Trudeau wants Canada to have the West's most regulated internet
Published in News


Want’s China’s crown

The man who has locked his entire country away from the world for a year citing coronavirus now wants to have an internet that rivals China.

Clearview AI in trouble with the Canadians
Published in News
Thursday, 04 February 2021 12:18

Clearview AI in trouble with the Canadians


Should not have collected photos

American technology firm Clearview AI violated Canadian privacy laws by collecting photos of Canadians without their knowledge or consent, an investigation by four of Canada's privacy commissioners has found.

Canadians start cheating at video games
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:33

Canadians start cheating at video games


Lock downs have made them a little stressed

Canadians are widely seen as pretty relaxed, particularly when compared to the other former UK colony across the border, but for some reason they have started cheating at video games.

Canadian coppers are using predictive policing
Published in AI
Wednesday, 02 September 2020 11:04

Canadian coppers are using predictive policing


Despite concerns

Police across Canada are increasingly using controversial algorithms to predict where crimes could occur, who might go missing, and to help them determine where they should patrol, despite fundamental human rights concerns, a new report has found.