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Moira Warburton

Canada launches long-awaited auction of 5G spectrum

Jun 15 2021

VANCOUVER Canada is set to begin a hotly anticipated auction of the mobile telecommunications bandwidth necessary for 5G rollout, one that was delayed more than a year by the pandemic.

Huawei CFO seeks publication ban on HSBC documents in U.S. extradition case

Jun 14 2021

VANCOUVER Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on Monday will seek to bar publication of documents her legal team received from HSBC, a request opposed by Canadian prosecutors in her U.S. extradition case who say it violates the principles of open court.

Canada's Victoria cancels national day celebration after discovery of unmarked burial site

Jun 11 2021

VANCOUVER (Reuters) -The provincial capital of Canada's British Columbia has decided to cancel a virtual celebration of the national Canada Day holiday on July 1 after the discovery of unmarked graves of children at a now-defunct indigenous boarding school.

Canada police broke law with facial recognition software, regulator finds

Jun 10 2021

(Reuters) -The Canadian federal police force broke the law when it used controversial facial recognition software, the country's top privacy regulator found in a report released on Thursday.

Canada privacy regulator says federal police broke laws using facial recognition software

Jun 10 2021

June 10 The Canadian federal police force broke the law when they used facial recognition software, the country's top privacy regulator found in a report released on Thursday.

Canada proposes to settle indigenous lawsuit after discovery of children's remains

Jun 09 2021

TORONTO Canada has reached a proposed settlement with a group of indigenous survivors of the now-defunct residential schools for the abuse they suffered, a federal minister said on Wednesday, ending a 14-year fight for justice.

'Stand against hate': Canadian Muslim family loses three generations in attack

Jun 08 2021

TORONTO (Reuters) -Relatives of a Canadian Muslim family killed in London, Ontario, when a man rammed them with his pick-up truck this week are urging the wider community to oppose racism and Islamophobia after police said the suspect was motivated by hate.

"Stand against hate": Canadian Muslim family loses three generations in truck attack

Jun 08 2021

June 8 Relatives of a Canadian Muslim family killed when a man rammed them with his pick-up truck on Sunday called on the wider community to stand up to racism and Islamophobia after police said the suspect had been fuelled by hate.

Ontario to loosen COVID-19 restrictions starting June 11, ahead of schedule

Jun 07 2021

(Reuters) -Ontario will loosen COVID-19 restrictions starting June 11, three days ahead of schedule, Premier Doug Ford announced on Monday, as infection rates continue to drift lower after a punishing third wave while vaccinations pick up pace.

UPDATE 1-Ontario to loosen COVID-19 restrictions starting June 11, ahead of schedule

Jun 07 2021

June 7 Ontario will loosen COVID-19 restrictions starting June 11, three days ahead of schedule, Premier Doug Ford announced on Monday, as infection rates continue to drift lower after a punishing third wave while vaccinations pick up pace.

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