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Australians Find Ways to Enjoy Online Casinos Despite Governmental Suppression

Posted on 13 November 2019

For several years now, Australians have spent the most on online gambling with an average adult spend of $936 yearly, according to anH2GC report. In addition, recently Australian Paul Newson has become the leader of The International Association of Gaming Regulations (IAGR), which onсe again confirms the strong friendship of the inhabitants of the "green continent" with the world of gamb ...

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Drake attempts to circumvent health Canada's strict cannabis promotion rules

Posted on 12 November 2019

Popular Canadianrapper Drake is has decided to join the cannabis game through anexpertlycrafted deal that marketing experts say could successfullyevade strict advertising rules that govern cannabis promotion. Drake recently announced the launch of his new cannabis company More Life Growth Co., a joint venture with Canopy Growth Corp. in which he will own 60 percentwhile Canopy owns the remaining 4 ...

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Corrupt Canadian Banking Practices Flourish

Posted on 04 November 2019

Canada’s biggest banks, in a bid to facilitate tax avoidance, have always preferred to conduct a lot of their operations in a Caribbean financial haven. As a matter of fact, it is said that Canadian institutions dominate the region’s unethical banking sector. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)was named 1,347 times in a cache of leaked files released by the Consortium of Investig ...

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Wealth Tax: A Plan to End Income Inequality in Canada

Posted on 04 November 2019

A wealth tax must be part of any plan to end income inequality in Canada, writes Alex Cosh (aBC-based journalist), for Canadian Dimension. Cosh also maintains that the plan to finance a bold social agenda through higher taxes on the wealthy is supported by most working Canadians. Just in case you are wondering what it is, a wealth tax would require the country's richest households, to pay ...

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Minnesota regulator orders revised environmental impact statement for Enbridge Line 3

Posted on 11 October 2019

According to a report on Reuters, the Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) has been asked by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to submit a revised environmental impact statement that includes the potential impact of an oil spill into Lake Superior watershed for Enbridge Inc’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project. This order came, after a court determined in June 2019, that the p ...

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Air Canada: Muslim group comes to defence of 12-year-old made to remove Hijab

Posted on 08 October 2019

A twelve-year-old girl, Fatima Abdelrahman, who was boarding an Air Canada flight wearing her hijab, has complained that the Airline officials harassed her over her religious gear. Airline officials had asked the 12-year-old who was travelling without her family, to remove her headscarf, and she had declined based on religious reasons. They had insisted. It was Fatima's first time flying ...

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Scotiabank gets slammed for unreliable security

Posted on 07 October 2019

Scotiabank has inadvertently, allowed the online leakage of a lot of its internal source code, along with some of its private login keys to backend systems. According to a report on the Register, Jason Coulls, an IT pro, based in the Great White North, had discovered the data sitting out in the open on the internet. Coulls had then tipped off the Register about the security blunder. The in ...

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Two Bank of Montreal Units to Pay $38M to Settle SEC Charges

Posted on 07 October 2019

Two advisory units of Bank of Montreal BMO will pay a civil fine of $8.25 million along with $29.73 million of disgorgement and interest for failing to disclose conflicts of interest by not informing clients that their money was often being invested in proprietary funds and costlier share classes, says the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SEC recently announced, that the Chic ...

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Microsoft, Amazon & Intel may destroy humanity with Artificial Intelligence

Posted on 13 September 2019

Microsoft, Amazon, and Intel are among the leading tech companies putting the entire world at risk through the development of a killer robot, says a survey that examined the key players from the techindustry about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons. The Dutch NGO, Pax, who carried out the study questioned why so many high tech companies are working on developing military related sof ...

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Amazon now demanding marketplace sellers to submit videos for a facial recognition database

Posted on 19 September 2019

According to recent news reports, people who want to sell goods on Amazon would soon have to go through the questionable practice of having their faces recorded for 5-seconds by Amazon; this recording will then be processed through Amazon’s artificial intelligence (AI) apparatus for approval. The report confirms that very soon, prospective Amazon Marketplace sellers will have their faces ...