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June 27, 2018 12:55 AM Cost of substance use in Canada tops $38 billion, with booze and tobacco on top

VICTORIA—The economic cost of substance use in Canada in 2014 was $38.4 billion, or about $1,100 for every Canadian, and came with a staggering toll of 67,515 deaths, says a report released Tuesday. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction partnered with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research to examine the data and estimate the harms 14

April 12, 2018 9:15 PM Eglinton Crosstown construction site shut down after resident complains about workers smoking pot

Metrolinx describes incident as “shocking” and “completely irresponsible” Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins called the incident “shocking.” “It was completely irresponsible, against all of our fit-for-duty policies and our commitment to safety ... We expect our contractors to respond appropriately, immediately, and swiftly to any allegation like this. They must follow 24

April 9, 2018 8:00 AM North American workers wait for raises as job growth continues: Don Pittis

A NAFTA deal could boost wages which should make the economy more efficient, not less One of the simplest rules of economics is that when things are in short supply, prices rise enough to make the problem go away. Yet as unemployment rates in Canada and the United States reach lows not seen for decades, so far, that rule seems to have been broken 27

October 30, 2017 6:25 PM Microsoft cancels premium Outlook service to bundle features into Office 365

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is canceling its $49.95 annual Outlook premium service and will instead bundle those features into the Office 365 subscription products. Office 365 users will now get an ad-free Outlook experience and more mailbox storage with Home and Personal members using 12GB or more storage getting a boost up to 50GB. Microsoft reported Q1 results 40

October 29, 2017 4:10 AM Leafs’ loss to Flyers signals end of ‘fantasy tour’

TORONTO – The Maple Leafs knew their white-hot offensive start to the season couldn’t last. And they were right. After jumping out to a terrific 6-1 record, the Leafs lost their second straight game Saturday – and third in their last four – falling 4-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers. It wasn’t a lack of compete that did Toronto in, but rather the predicted 46

October 19, 2017 10:51 PM Only 10% of iPhones Are Sold via Apple Retail [Chart]

Only 10% of iPhones are sold via Apple Retail, according to research on Apple's retail sales business by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. CIRP found that depending on the product the share of sales at Apple's retail stores and website varies considerably. In the overall market, Apple Stores and Apple.com sell the highest proportion of Mac computers 45

October 9, 2017 7:12 AM BlackBerry Motion is essentially the KEYone without its hallmark keyboard

The Motion, launched by BlackBerry at the Technology Week conference in Dubai over the weekend, has a lot in common with the KEYone. It shares a more or less similar design language, the same hardware internals including what could be very similar cameras, the same pure and mostly unadulterated software experience with BlackBerry's DTEK security suite 45

September 22, 2017 1:05 PM Liberal MP warns against 'class warfare' rhetoric on proposed tax changes

Montreal MP Nicola Di Iorio says it's important to remember LIberals represent everyone Not everyone is on board with the way Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been going after the rich as he defends his Liberal government's controversial tax proposals — and that includes some members of his own caucus. Montreal MP Nicola Di Iorio said his fellow Liberals 28

August 24, 2017 11:20 AM Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is strictly for fans

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - launched on Wednesday, and to be available for buying globally from September 15 - is a gorgeous piece of infinite gimmickry. But, more than anything, the Galaxy Note 8 marks an important chapter for Samsung. Samsung is in pursuit of redemption, it's in pursuit to salvage its lost glory. The way the Galaxy Note 8 has shaped 44

August 17, 2017 1:01 AM Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and US ally Britain also rebuked 66