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Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm
In what may be the first known case of its kinda faulty facial recognition match led to a Michigan man?s arrest for a crime he did not commit.
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Ikea linked to ?illegal deforestation in Ukraine?
Ikea is investigating claims that the wood it uses in many of its chairs was supplied by companies accused of illegally deforesting a habitat for endangered lynx and brown bears in Ukraine?s Carpathian mountains.
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CommentBusiness | 1:13 PM on Thursday
More than 30% of civilian pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses and are not qualified to fly, the country's aviation minister revealed Wednesday.
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CommentSports | 11:37 AM on Thursday
Jessi Combs is awarded the fastest land-speed record by a female, a feat she died trying to achieve.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 11:14 AM on Thursday
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's speechwriter once wrote an article dismissing the "bogus genocide story" of Canada's residential school system and said Indigenous youth could be "ripe recruits" for violent insurgencies.
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CommentBusiness | 10:02 AM on Thursday
Communist Party media in China rebuked and threatened Nova Scotia lobster shippers this week for expressing concerns over new roadblocks to getting products into China.
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CommentEnvironmental | 10:02 AM on Thursday
A U.S. environmental group says that country's toilet paper industry is driving boreal deforestation in Canada and fuelling the climate crisis. But the Forest Products Association of Canada says the report contains numerous false claims and accusations.&n
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CommentMisc World | 6:43 AM on Thursday
Bout, made famous by the 2005 film 'Lord of War,' has long been known as one of the world's most notorious arms traffickers
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CommentProvincial Politics | 5:54 AM on Thursday
Veteran conservative politician Jay Hill says Premier Jason Kenney is mistaken if he thinks Alberta will ever get a "fair deal" from Ottawa ? something he believes only the separation of the western provinces will achieve.
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CommentBusiness | 8:51 PM on Wednesday
The self-balancing vehicle was launched 19 years ago with the aim of revolutionising personal transport.
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CommentEnvironmental | 8:49 PM on Wednesday
The current Saharan dust episode is leading to the worst dust storm in the Caribbean in decades.
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CommentTech | 5:57 PM on Wednesday
A group of scientists has successfully mapped one-fifth of the world?s ocean floor, a significant milestone for the team on its mission to measure every depth and recess of the planet's seabed by the end of the decade.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 7:55 AM on Wednesday
Alberta's NDP Opposition says a new government bill that calls for broadening the use of referendums is an anti-democratic power grab by Premier Jason Kenney that would allow him to game public opinion while introducing big money back into politics.
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CommentHistory | 7:43 AM on Wednesday
What started as an amusing tweet by a Calgary researcher turned into a lively online debate about the nature and mysterious origins of a drink known only as Cronk.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 7:28 AM on Wednesday
Veteran conservative politician Jay Hill has been named interim leader of the separatist Wexit Canada party, following the resignation of founder Peter Downing.
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CommentBusiness | 7:19 AM on Wednesday
CEO publicly invites engineers to give Canada a try instead as company sets up website to recruit engineers affected by ban
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CommentBusiness | 7:09 AM on Wednesday
The federal government is helping finance an innovative, new agricultural production plant in Winnipeg that turns peas and canola into protein powders for the food industry.
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CommentMisc World | 7:08 AM on Wednesday
In recent months, the crown prince has increased pressure on relatives of Saad al-Jabri, including detaining his adult children, to try to force his return to the kingdom from exile in Canada, the former intelligence official?s family say.
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CommentUncle Sam | 4:23 PM on Tuesday
In the first nationwide research of its kind, our findings reveal the painful impact of America?s expanding water poverty crisis as aging infrastructure, environmental clean-ups, changing demographics and the climate emergency fuel exponential price hikes
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CommentPolitical | 2:32 PM on Tuesday
If an election were held at the time of the survey, the Liberals would win 40%, the Conservatives 29% and followed by the NDP at 16%, the Greens at 6%, and the BQ at 7%. Just prior to the pandemic, the Liberals and Conservatives were within a point of eac
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CommentPolitical | 2:31 PM on Tuesday
Of the 21 special sessions, in which all MPs could participate, records show the Tories averaged a 47-per-cent attendance rate, placing them well behind the other parties.The low turnout is prompting charges of hypocrisy from the NDP, whom the Conserv
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:11 PM on Tuesday
An animal-rights activist has been killed at a protest at a slaughterhouse in Burlington, Ontario. Regan Russell, described as one of the pioneers in Canada's animal-rights movement, was run over by a transport truck filled with pigs outside the Fearman's
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CommentLaw & Order | 1:10 PM on Tuesday
While pressure by the regime against dissidents abroad isn't especially unique, what's unusual in this case is there appears to have been real and serious threats
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CommentLaw & Order | 9:07 AM on Tuesday
Subtropical Depression Four strengthened into Tropical Storm Dolly well off of the northeastern United States coast on Tuesday. Not only did Dolly become a rare June D-named storm, only the third in recorded history, but it also will go down in the histor
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CommentProvincial Politics | 9:05 AM on Tuesday
In a heated exchange in Alberta?s Legislature Monday, United Conservative cabinet minister Kaycee Madu accused the New Democrat Party of playing politics with Black people and says they are treated worse in countries governed by ?NDP allies.?
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:17 AM on Tuesday
Amal Ahmed Albaz has been fighting tirelessly to bring her dad, Yasser Albaz, home. That fight recently became urgent when the family received word he may have contracted COVID-19.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:11 AM on Tuesday
'There?s a lot of people who sort of say that we need to stand up to China and we need to be tough on China. I?m not one of them'
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CommentMilitary | 6:03 AM on Tuesday
A former soldier with PTSD is suing the federal government, accusing it of mishandling his case file and causing him to miss out up to $1,000 per month in benefits.
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CommentUncle Sam | 6:08 AM on Tuesday
The United States is planning to re-impose?tariffs?on?aluminum?imports from Canada, Bloomberg reported late on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:23 AM on Monday
Toronto police have laid further charges against an officer who allegedly took part in a scheme to provide encrypted police radios to tow truck drivers.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:22 AM on Monday
Influential economist Jeffrey Sachs also warns the world is headed for a period of "massive disruption".
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:16 AM on Monday
A state inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women in Minnesota is taking lessons from Canada on how to make sure its upcoming report doesn't end up gathering dust on a shelf.