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UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal

The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries signed up by the time of the next major UN conference in Poland next year. However some important ... Read More »

Canada Competition Bureau Drops Probe of Apple

Canada’s competition watchdog announced Friday it is closing its two-year investigation into whether Apple’s contracts with local wireless carriers illegally stifled competition when it introduced the iPhone. The probe, opened in December 2014 by the Competition Bureau, failed to find sufficient evidence that the tech giant had engaged in anti-competitive behavior. “The Bureau did not find sufficient evidence to conclude ... Read More »

Canada Police Eavesdropped on BlackBerry Messages: Reports

Law enforcement officials in Canada using an encryption key have been able since at least 2010 to eavesdrop on messages between BlackBerry smartphones, an online news magazine reported. The revelation was made in court documents obtained by Vice and its sister publication Motherboard. “This is an issue that obviously is of concern to many people,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said ... Read More »