Facebook says it stored millions of passwords in plain text, sparking security fears
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Facebook says it stored millions of passwords in plain text, sparking security fears

Facebook said Thursday that it stored millions of its users’ passwords in plain text for years. The acknowledgement from the social media giant came after a security researcher…

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Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras
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Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras

Air Canada says it has all additional safety systems installed on their Boeing 737 Max jets, after media reports suggested that Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets that…

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Interfering in housing market to help new buyers will have unintended consequences: Don Pittis
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Interfering in housing market to help new buyers will have unintended consequences: Don Pittis

Drugs that you take to solve one problem often cause others. The same thing applies in government policy and there are few places it is more obvious than…

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Levi Strauss going public for the second time
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Levi Strauss going public for the second time

Levi Strauss Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time. The 166-year-old company, which owns the Dockers and Denizen…

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Canopy Growth acquires hemp company AgriNextUSA
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Canopy Growth acquires hemp company AgriNextUSA

Canopy Growth Corp. has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Canopy…

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Rogers Media sells Maclean’s, Chatelaine and other magazines to Toronto Life publisher
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Rogers Media sells Maclean’s, Chatelaine and other magazines to Toronto Life publisher

Rogers Media has struck a deal with the company that publishes Toronto Life to sell the company’s remaining magazine brands for an undisclosed sum. In a press release Wednesday,…

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U.S. Federal Reserve holds interest rates steady
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U.S. Federal Reserve holds interest rates steady

The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically underscoring its plan to be “patient” about any further increases.…

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Budget’s real estate top-up could push up the price of cheaper homes: Don Pittis
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Budget’s real estate top-up could push up the price of cheaper homes: Don Pittis

Drugs that you take to solve one problem often cause others. The same thing applies in government policy and there are few places it is more obvious than…

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SNC-Lavalin CEO says firm never cited 9,000 jobs as reason for deserving DPA
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SNC-Lavalin CEO says firm never cited 9,000 jobs as reason for deserving DPA

SNC-Lavalin’s local employees will be forced to work for foreign competitors if the embattled engineering firm is barred from bidding on federal contracts, diminishing its role as rare…

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Federal budget shows Alberta’s oil and gas sector not a priority, industry group says
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Federal budget shows Alberta’s oil and gas sector not a priority, industry group says

The oil and gas industry’s main lobby group says the federal government’s 2019 budget does nothing to get people back to work or spur investment in Alberta’s key…

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