William Shatner Complains About Ontario condo Using His Name, Likeness

William Shatner Complains About Ontario condo Using His Name, Likeness

By The Canadian Press

William Shatner
In this May 22, 2017 photo, William Shatner poses for a portrait on Monday, May 22, 2017 in Los Angeles. Shatner is objecting to the use of his name and likeness to promote an upcoming condo development in Hamilton. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

HAMILTON – William Shatner is objecting to the use of his name and likeness to promote an upcoming condo development in Hamilton.

The “Star Trek” star, best known for playing Captain Kirk on the original series, set his phasers on a project dubbed “Television City.”

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Uber Isn’t Saying How Many Canadians Were Affected by Year-Old Hack

Uber Isn’t Saying How Many Canadians Were Affected by Year-Old Hack

By Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press

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The building that houses the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco are shown on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by a security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of its customers around the world last year. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Eric Risberg)

TORONTO – Privacy advocates are raising alarms at how Uber is handling a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of customers around the world.

Uber admitted Tuesday that hackers stole names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of 57 million riders but has still not said which customers had their data stolen including the number of Canadians affected.

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Winnipeg Transit Raising Fares, Reducing Service on Some Routes to Make Up Budget Shortfall

Winnipeg Transit Raising Fares, Reducing Service on Some Routes to Make Up Budget Shortfall

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Winnipeg Transit’s University Stadium BRT lanes at Investors Group Field. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Transit is scaling back service on 23 routes as part of a plan to make up for a $10 million budget shortfall withdrawn by the province.

The City of Winnipeg revealed Wednesday in its 2018 preliminary budget that fares will also increase $0.25 effective January 1.

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‘I Knew I Was Bleeding:’ Lawyer Who Lost Hand in Letter-Bomb Blast Testifies

‘I Knew I Was Bleeding:’ Lawyer Who Lost Hand in Letter-Bomb Blast Testifies

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Lawyer Maria Mitousis, who was injured in an office bombing on July 3, speaks to media during a press conference in Winnipeg, Wednesday, September 30, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – A lawyer whose hand was blown apart by a letter bomb recalled the few seconds when she hesitated before opening the strange package that had landed on her desk.

Maria Mitousis told an attempted murder trial in Winnipeg that she arrived at work on July 3, 2015 and found a puffy envelope on her desk addressed to her.

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HBC Says Competition Bureau’s Mattress Pricing Probe Has Cost It US $425,000

HBC Says Competition Bureau’s Mattress Pricing Probe Has Cost It US $425,000

By The Canadian Press

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A women leaves the Hudson Bay Company store in Toronto on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Hudson’s Bay Co. says it has cost it more than US$425,000 so far to comply with demands for documents from Canada’s competition watchdog as it investigates alleged deceptive pricing practices. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

OTTAWA – Hudson’s Bay Co. says it has spent more than US$425,000 to date to comply with demands for documents from Canada’s competition watchdog as it investigates alleged deceptive pricing practices.

The retailer says in a filing with the Competition Tribunal that it has invested more than 6,500 person-hours to produce 37,000 documents in response to the Competition Bureau’s complaint made last February.

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Ex-Wife of Winnipeg Man Accused of Sending Letter Bombs Denies Sending It Herself

Ex-Wife of Winnipeg Man Accused of Sending Letter Bombs Denies Sending It Herself

By James Turner, The Canadian Press

Guido Amsel
Guido Amsel (WPS / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – The ex-wife of a man accused in a mail bomb attack that left a Winnipeg lawyer severely injured has denied sending the explosive device herself to get back at him for accusing her of stealing from a business they once co-owned.

“No,” Iris Amsel testified Tuesday while being cross-examined by defence lawyer Saheel Zaman. “That is not correct.”

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