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10/3: Canada Covered

Dec 20, 2018

MPs and cyber security officials are worried Canada’s federal election, slated for next fall, could be at risk.

Like with the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, there are fears that foreign actors could try to influence our next election using social media, or that data breaches could be weaponized for political...

Dec 14, 2018

Despite many similarities and a shared independent streak, Quebec and Alberta have found themselves on opposite sides in a back and forth over the idea of revamping the Energy East pipeline idea.

Quebec’s premier had some harsh words for Alberta oil, Alberta’s premier responded in kind.

We look at the specifics of...

Dec 13, 2018

Should consenting adults be allowed to strap on a pair of leather gloves, step into the ring and beat the daylights out of each other?

Is the entertainment, and payday, worth the risk of potential harm, or even death?

These are questions being raised after a Quebec-based boxing champ wound up in hospital with...

Dec 12, 2018

Earlier this month, a top executive for Chinese tech giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver at the request of the U.S.

Meng was wanted on fraud charges linked to violating sanctions against Iran.

Needless to say, the Chinese government wasn’t happy, and it didn’t take long for possible retaliatory...

Dec 6, 2018

In Canadian politics, the legislature Clerk, Sergeant at arms and Speaker of the house aren’t often thrust into the spotlight.

But in B.C. the men in those three roles have been embroiled in controversy since it was revealed that two of them have been suspended from their jobs now the subject of a secret...