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Minivan drives through Dalhousie Tim Hortons front window

CBC.ca - 3 hours ago
A Tim Hortons restaurant in Dalhousie was open for business Thursday, a day after a van crashed through the front window. Two customers in the restaurant were injured when the Dodge Caravan hit a...

UBC willing to chip in for SkyTrain Millennium Line extension to reach Point Grey campus

Vancouver Sun - 43 minutes ago
The University of B.C. is willing to pay for an extension of the TransLink Millennium Line to reach the Point Grey campus so long as it doesn't cut into the school's academic funding. Ward...

2 black men in Starbucks only minutes before cops called, said they feared for their lives

Globalnews.ca - 6 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA – Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he...

Liquor servers and others who earn BC 'alternate' minimum wages to get a raise

News1130 - 6 hours ago
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Liquor servers who earn minimum wage in BC will be getting a raise in the next couple of months. It's one of several annual hikes to the “alternate” minimum wage...

Threat of condo cancellations looms over pricey Toronto housing market

Toronto Star - 6 hours ago
Since the start of last year, 17 projects have been cancelled in the GTA, according to real estate services firm Altus Group Ltd. A parcel of land at the corner of Maplecrete Rd. and Highway 7 sits...

Hiku merges with WeedMD in $240 million deal that unites hipsters and seniors

Financial Post - 41 minutes ago
With its pricey coffee-shops and minimalist aesthetic, retail cannabis brand Tokyo Smoke is aimed squarely at the young, urban hipster. On Thursday, however, Tokyo Smoke's parent company Hiku...

Energy retailers face fines of $10K a day for poor response to billing complaints

CBC.ca - 2 hours ago
Electricity and natural gas retailers that fail to resolve customer billing complaints will face fines for the first time, under a new bill introduced in the Alberta legislature Thursday. Bill 13, An...

FTC Privacy Audits of Companies Like Facebook and Google Are 'Woefully Inadequate'

Gizmodo - 2 hours ago
When Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress last week, several lawmakers grilled him on Facebook's failures to comply with a 2011 consent decree that required the social media company to submit...

Nalcor told to spend more money on seismic data

TheChronicleHerald.ca - 2 hours ago
ST. JOHN'S — Nalcor Energy wasn't planning to spend money on new seismic data collection for oil and gas exploration off Newfoundland and Labrador this year. But the Liberal cabinet stepped...