Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «personal»

January 15, 2019 9:11 PM Google wants court to decide whether search curbs would infringe charter rights

Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien has asked the Federal Court to clarify if Google’s popular search tool is covered by the law governing how companies handle personal information. A man who says a Google search reveals outdated and highly personal information about him will be the test case that helps a judge decide whether the search engine must remove 5

January 14, 2019 2:11 AM Ghosn’s wife slams Japan detention as ‘draconian’ in letter

TOKYO—The wife of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, a global advocacy group, criticizing her husband’s long detention and Japan’s criminal justice system as unfair and harsh. “My husband’s is a case study in the realities of this draconian system,” Carole Ghosn wrote in a nine-page letter Monday to the Tokyo 7

January 12, 2019 12:59 AM New Toronto Raptor Patrick McCaw keeping things in perspective

Patrick McCaw, the free-agent guard who officially signed with the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night, knows that better than most. The 23-year-old former Golden State Warrior suffered a particularly scary bone bruise when he was undercut by Vince Carter in a game against the Sacramento Kings last April. McCaw landed hard on his back and was stretchered 13

January 7, 2019 6:12 PM BMO creates financial crimes unit with cybersecurity, fraud capabilities

The Bank of Montreal is creating a financial crimes unit bringing together existing capabilities around cybersecurity, fraud and physical security. The new unit will be led by Larry Zelvin, who joins the bank on Jan. 14. He has been CitiGroup Inc.’s managing director and global head of cybersecurity. BMO chief executive Darryl White says the financial 12

January 3, 2019 10:02 PM Black Mirror: Bandersnatch actor quits social media over backlash

“I am privileged to have this platform,” he wrote. “I hope that this shift to reduce my personal expression and increase the focus on issues that matter will result in a better outcome for everyone.” He concluded with a tongue-in-cheek nod to his Bandersnatch character: “This is not the end. Consider it an alternative path.” Poulter didn’t give specific 13

January 3, 2019 4:33 PM Canadian court slams Uber’s arbitration process

“Uber drivers have a strong claim to be treated as employees,” said Mr. Heller’s lawyer Michael Wright. The question of whether contract workers should be treated as employees has roiled Silicon Valley for years. Having a flexible fleet of contract driver, delivery or repair workers has helped keep costs low for companies like Uber, Instacart Inc. and Amazon 11

December 19, 2018 6:09 PM Olympic silver medallist Kevin Reynolds retires from competitive figure skating

He also won a gold medal in men’s singles competition at the ISU Four Continents Championships in Osaka, Japan, and bronze in the junior men’s event at the 2006 ISU Grand Prix Final in Sofia, Bulgaria. “Despite an encouraging start to the season with a new personal best short program, I was unable to maintain this form and my body has started to tell me it has had enough 18

December 17, 2018 7:24 PM Already exhausted the second season? Try reading the world of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

From the cafes of Greenwich Village to Harlem’s jazz scene, New York in the 1950s was a city with creative energy to spare. Wakefield’s history is crammed with the era’s larger than life personalities: Norman Mailer, Thelonious Monk, Jack Kerouac and so many more. The ultimate boundary pusher (and a force in the life of the fictional Midge Maisel), Bruce 15

December 17, 2018 3:00 PM First World War soldiers come to vivid life in They Shall Not Grow Old, screening on Monday across Toronto

But the Oscar-winning director (The Lord of the Rings) opens the film with traditional black-and-white footage depicting the prelude to the global conflict that ended a century ago. As the war escalates, Jackson propels the viewer directly into the battle. The first unforgettable scene pulls in close — in colour and in 3D — on a young soldier, with exploding 15

December 13, 2018 3:45 PM Toronto and Vancouver most ‘vulnerable’ to interest rate hikes, says CMHC

Canadians living in two of the country’s largest cities may find themselves more “vulnerable” to interest rate increases as personal debt levels in Toronto and Vancouver continue to hit record-levels, warns a report by Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. The housing agency says the debt-to-income (DTI) ratio for those living in Vancouver climbed to 242 per cent in the second 21