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Federal bureaucrats disregard the privacy act, tip-off suppliers about journalist inquiries.

Posted on 17 August 2019

Journalists working in some developing countries could get in trouble for trying to scrutinize on-going public projects, sadly, so do journalists in Canada. Apparently, some federal government officials donot understand how the privacy act works when it comes to revealing journalists’ names to companies which they inquire about. According to an article on the Chronicle Herald, earlier th ...

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Jury convicts woman in deadly California DUI crash

Posted on 13 August 2019

A San Diego jury deadlocked Thursday on a second-degree murder count in the trial of a drunken driver who went the wrong way and crashed head-on into another car in 4S Ranch, killing the other driver. The jury voted 11-1 in favour of guilt on the murder count filed against Alexandria Bayne, though the same panel on Wednesday convicted Bayne of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicate ...

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‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial: Ashton Kutcher testifies as "star witness", defence lawyer says

Posted on 14 August 2019

Ashton Kutcher’s testimony in the trial for a man charged with murdering two women and attempting to kill a third in Southern California points to a different suspect, defence lawyer has told jurors. In his closing arguments, Attorney Daniel Nardoni tried to convince a jury on Wednesday that 43-year-old Michael Gargiulois not the perpetrator of the said crime—as two other men may have ...

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Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to San Diego Prosecutors’ Zero Tolerance Cases

Posted on 13 August 2019

San Diego’s federal courts have yielded under the weight of an increase in prosecutions of immigrants accused of entering the country illegally. This has led to delays in transporting immigrants to and from court, outbursts from frustrated judges, deprivation of some defendants’ rights and some cases abruptly being dropped. However, a recent ruling might have frustrated current efforts ...

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Aspire Global takes on the mobile app industry with new platform, Karamba

Posted on 06 August 2019

Aspire Global has launched its new digital gaming platform that provides Canadian players with a huge collection of games on a more mobile-friendly interface. Founded in 2005, Aspire Global is a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for operators and white labels. Their aim is to provide “a truly comprehensive solution enabling online marketing companies to become successful iGa ...

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Sobeys announces more Safeway-to-FreshCo conversions

Posted on 02 August 2019

Sobeys Inc. and its parent company Empire Company Ltd. has revealed plans to switch four more Safeway supermarkets in Saskatchewan to its FreshCo discount grocery format, marking 22 planned conversions to date. The Canadian grocery giant said earlier this week it plans to shut down its Regent Park, Confederation Suburban Centre, 33rd Street Saskatoon and Market Mall Saskatoon Safeway loca ...

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15 Best Places To Learn Coding Skills in Toronto

Posted on 27 June 2019

Web development has quickly become one of the fastest-growing careers in today’s world, according to ICTC Digital Talent’s Road to 2020 And Beyond report. Due to this, there is likely to be an increase in the demand for computer programming skills in Canada—with an estimated 182,000 IT professionals required this year. However, having these skills are very important for nea ...

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Child Tax Benefits Possible From Loans

Posted on 25 June 2019

The goal of the current Canada Child Benefit is to assist families with children to maintain an equitable standard of living by reducing poverty. Distributed monthly as a tax-free benefit to qualified families, it's possible to arrange for loans on child tax should the need arise. Here are some basics that you should know about how loans on child tax work and how to receive this type of loan. ...

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Why is America So Afraid of the 5G Technology?

Posted on 22 June 2019

The release of the 5G technologyhas been causing rising tensions between the US and China. The two countries are at Loggerheads over the Chinese telecommunications company, Huawei.  The Americans recently spoke up against the technological giant claiming that Huawei stole trade secrets and committed fraud and that the company has ties to the Chinese government and the Chinese military. ...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Online Certifications Are Important To Professional Success

Posted on 17 June 2019

Online certifications provide an incredible return-on-investment (ROI) to its students, both in terms of time and finances. According to the result of a new study of nearly 1,000 online student learners at Harvard Business School (HBS), online education holds a lot of career and personal benefits for students—in some cases, exceeding those mostly reported for more expensive and time-cons ...