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Google Maps calorie feature yanked out of concern for users with eating disorders

TORONTO — A mental health advocate says Google made the right decision to shut down a calorie count feature in its map application that critics said could be damaging to users with eating disorders.
Women ID as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' tweets

Women ID as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' tweets

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of women are identifying themselves as victims of sexual harassment or assault following a call to action propelled by actress Alyssa Milano in the wake of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's downfall over of allegations of sex
Uber backs off plans to shutter Quebec operation, says it will continue for now

Uber backs off plans to shutter Quebec operation, says it will continue for now

MONTREAL — Ride-hailing service Uber is backing down on a threat to shutter its Quebec operations, at least for now.

Toronto family seeks compensation for trashed home in 'horrific' rental-gone-wrong

TORONTO — Thieves made off with a 50-inch TV, treasured family heirlooms and a carefully curated sneaker collection, but it's their son's plundered piggy bank that really upsets Daniel Habashi and Andrea Van Leeuwen.

Poor security controls led to camera breach at Nova Scotia school, report finds

HALIFAX — A lack of basic security measures led to Cape Breton schoolchildren being live streamed on the internet via school surveillance cameras, Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner says.
BlackBerry QNX self-driving car hits the road in the first Canadian street test

BlackBerry QNX self-driving car hits the road in the first Canadian street test

OTTAWA — A BlackBerry QNX-equipped self-driving car hit the road in suburban Ottawa Thursday in what was billed as the first on-street test of an autonomous vehicle in Canada.
Lambton College opens gaming arena, offers cutting-edge esports diploma

Lambton College opens gaming arena, offers cutting-edge esports diploma

It started with a suggestion from the IT department. Now it is part of the curriculum. Lambton College is becoming a Canadian leader in the burgeoning world of esports. The college, whose main campus is in Sarnia, Ont.

Shopify CEO says will push back on short-seller report on next earnings call

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc.'s chief executive says he'll push back against a short-seller's report questioning the company's business model during the release of their next financial results.

A look at nine candidates left in the government's supercluster competition

The federal government has narrowed down to nine the candidates for $950 million in funding for supercluster sites.

Self-driving Ubers could still be many years away, says research head

MONTREAL — The head of Uber's new self-driving vehicle lab says a viable, on-demand autonomous commercial transportation service remains a long-term goal.