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Instagram begins blurring nudity in messages to protect teens and fight sexual extortion

Instagram begins blurring nudity in messages to protect teens and fight sexual extortion

LONDON (AP) — Instagram says it's deploying new tools to protect young people and combat sexual extortion, including a feature that will automatically blur nudity in direct messages.
David Cronenberg among Canadians with projects headed to Cannes Film Festival

David Cronenberg among Canadians with projects headed to Cannes Film Festival

David Cronenberg is among the Canadians with projects headed to the 77th Cannes Film Festival next month.
Environmentalists protest as Biden administration approves huge oil export terminal off Texas coast

Environmentalists protest as Biden administration approves huge oil export terminal off Texas coast

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that environmentalists called a betrayal, the Biden administration has approved construction of a deepwater oil export terminal off the Texas coast that would be the largest of its kind in the United States.
Postmedia reports $20.1M loss in Q2, revenue down 13 per cent from year ago

Postmedia reports $20.1M loss in Q2, revenue down 13 per cent from year ago

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. reported a net loss of $20.1 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $20.8 million a year earlier as its revenue fell 13 per cent.
Federal appeals court hears arguments on nation's first ban on gender-affirming care for minors

Federal appeals court hears arguments on nation's first ban on gender-affirming care for minors

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Studies on B.C. safer supply emerge, finding different answers to different questions

Studies on B.C. safer supply emerge, finding different answers to different questions

VANCOUVER — Peer-reviewed research is emerging about the possible impacts of British Columbia's safer supply program, which provides prescription alternatives to toxic illicit drugs, with two studies in international medical journals casting the stra
Auto parts maker Magna International signs strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI

Auto parts maker Magna International signs strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI

VANCOUVER — Magna International Inc. has signed a strategic partnership with Sanctuary AI for the development of general purpose AI robots for use in the company's manufacturing operations.
Canada needs to build 1.3M additional homes by 2030 to close housing gap, says PBO

Canada needs to build 1.3M additional homes by 2030 to close housing gap, says PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says Canada would need to build 1.3 million additional homes by 2030 to eliminate the country's housing gap.
CBC says eclipse coverage drew millions to TV, online platforms

CBC says eclipse coverage drew millions to TV, online platforms

TORONTO — CBC says 1.4 million people were watching its TV channels as the broadcaster captured a clear shot of the total solar eclipse on Monday afternoon. The public broadcaster says it attracted 3.
As world's central banks wrestle with when to cut rates, Europe signals it's ready to move

As world's central banks wrestle with when to cut rates, Europe signals it's ready to move

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank signalled Thursday it could cut interest rates at its next meeting in June, a big step as the rich world's central banks, including the U.S.