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Bill would give CRTC power over user-generated content, but it won't use it: chair

Bill would give CRTC power over user-generated content, but it won't use it: chair

OTTAWA — The chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission says a federal bill would give it power to regulate user-generated content, such as homemade videos posted on YouTube.
Trudeau pledges more action on cybersecurity following decision to ban Huawei from 5G

Trudeau pledges more action on cybersecurity following decision to ban Huawei from 5G

OTTAWA — A day after the federal Liberals banned Chinese firms Huawei Technologies and ZTE from helping build Canada's 5G networks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said more must be done to secure critical systems against threats.
Canada considering smallpox vaccine for monkeypox cases, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Canada considering smallpox vaccine for monkeypox cases, says Dr. Theresa Tam

OTTAWA — The risk posed by monkeypox is low, but nearly everyone in Canada is susceptible because routine vaccination against smallpox ended decades ago, top public health officials said Friday.
Smaller telcos could feel the pinch after Ottawa prohibits use of Huawei's 4G gear

Smaller telcos could feel the pinch after Ottawa prohibits use of Huawei's 4G gear

Experts say smaller, independent telecommunications companies will be hurt the most by a federal government decision to ban China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE from involvement in Canada’s 5G wireless network in a move that will also eventually prohi
Costs reach $25.6 million for public inquiry into 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia

Costs reach $25.6 million for public inquiry into 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The public inquiry into Nova Scotia's mass shooting has already cost $25.6 million to investigate the April 18-19, 2020, rampage — and there are still about five months remaining in its mandate.
Quebec Halloween sword attacker found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder

Quebec Halloween sword attacker found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder

QUEBEC — A jury has found a man who used a sword to kill and maim victims in Quebec City's historic district on Halloween night 2020 guilty of murder.
Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen.

Court authorizes sex abuse class-action lawsuit against archdiocese of Quebec

QUEBEC — A judge is authorizing a class-action lawsuit against the Catholic archdiocese of Quebec brought by victims of alleged sexual abuse.
Prince Charles and Camilla wrap Canadian tour, but calls for reconciliation continue

Prince Charles and Camilla wrap Canadian tour, but calls for reconciliation continue

YELLOWKNIFE — The Dene drum dance features the rhythmic pounding of caribou hide drums, singing, and dancers moving in a clockwise circle following the sun.
Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds on new Canadian sanctions list

Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds on new Canadian sanctions list

OTTAWA — Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly announced a fresh wave of sanctions against Vladimir Putin's regime on Friday including a ban on importing Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds.