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November 15, 2018 11:29 PM Insurance Bureau of Canada says updated rules needed for driverless vehicles

Canada needs to modernize its auto insurance rules to accommodate driverless vehicles and should adopt a single insurance policy model similar to one that became law in the U.K. last summer, the Insurance Bureau of Canada said in a position paper Thursday. “Automated vehicles are coming to Canada’s roads, and the laws that govern insurance and vehicle 7

November 15, 2018 11:23 PM Heavy Canadian crude falls to record low amid production cuts

The price collapse comes as pipeline bottlenecks in Western Canada constrain exports just as WTI experienced a record losing streak amid rising U.S. stockpiles and projections for reduced demand. Producers including Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and Cenovus Energy Inc. have responded to the price drop by curtailing what could amount to as much as 140,000 barrels 7

November 13, 2018 8:53 PM A $1.7-trillion fund manager joins critics of Trudeau oil policy

One of the largest foreign holders of Canadian energy stocks says investors are turning away from the country, frustrated over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s failure to get pipelines built to ease a record discount for oil-sands crude. In a letter to the prime minister, Darren Peers, an analyst and investor at Los Angeles-based Capital Group Cos., warns 10

November 12, 2018 5:22 PM People are going to sell sex in driverless cars, researchers say

Authorities should prepare for such looming threats, Cohen said. Autonomous vehicles could provide cover for a range of illicit activities, including drug dealing or even terrorism in the form of remote-controlled bombs. (The report didn’t recommend any particular safeguards.) Driverless cars could also exacerbate inequality if businesses pay to influence 12

November 8, 2018 7:29 PM Statcan’s plan to harvest private banking info on hold, pending investigation

OTTAWA — The country’s chief statistician says his agency’s controversial plan to harvest individuals’ banking information is on hold until the privacy commissioner completes an investigation into widespread concerns about the project. Statistics Canada recently caught nine financial institutions off-guard by asking them to share the private banking 11

November 8, 2018 4:40 PM CIBC among top brands used in North American phishing attacks, says security firm

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is one of the most commonly targeted brands used by cyberthieves in phishing attacks across North America, with a more than 600 per cent surge in fake email attempts in the third quarter, according to analysis by an email security firm. Vade Secure’s research shows that during that period CIBC was the lone Canadian 14

November 5, 2018 4:00 PM Most Canadian firms not tracking gender pay gap, advancement rates: report

The Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ report also found that less than half of Canadian companies said they have accurate data on the percentage of women at the management level. The survey of 150 human resources executives in Canada and 250 in the U.S. also found that just 36 per cent of Canadian 11

November 4, 2018 12:28 PM Data recovered from crashed Lion Air data recorder: official

JAKARTA, Indonesia— Investigators succeeded in retrieving hours of data from a crashed Lion Air jet’s flight recorder as Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended the search at sea for victims and debris. National Transportation Safety Committee deputy chairman Haryo Satmiko told a news conference that 69 hours of flight data was downloaded from the recorder 12

November 4, 2018 1:35 AM Law society program sees spike in harassment complaints in wake of #MeToo movement

Twenty-eight of those 34 complaints, representing 80 per cent, were made by women, more than half of whom identified as racialized and/or a person with a disability. Six of the 34 complaints were made by men, all but one of whom identified as “being racialized, and/or of a minority religion, gay or a man with a disability,” according to the report 10

November 2, 2018 1:34 PM Canada’s August trade data gets big revision after purchase of three icebreakers

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is making a major revision to the country’s trade balance for August as it accounts for a $600-million purchase of three icebreakers late in the month. The agency says the $526-million trade surplus it reported for August has been revised to show a $551-million deficit — which represents a swing in the trade balance of more than $1 billion 13