TD Visa customers' browsing activities open to 'surveillance' by bank

Two lines in the 66-page Visa cardholder agreement say TD can collect details about anything — and everything — customers do online.

Posted:
November 30, 2015
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Toronto police reissue warnings about CRA telephone scams

Scammers contact people by phone, telling them they owe money that must be repaid — or they face getting arrested by the RCMP. In other cases, the callers requested personal information.

Posted:
November 23, 2015
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Facebook launches youth safety guide in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut

The guide was originally developed in English in 2013. It offers teens advice about sharing and making good decisions online.

Posted:
November 04, 2015
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) Now Accepting Applications

The OESP is designed to lower electricity bills through an on-bill credit. Starting January 1, 2016, eligible consumers will receive an on-bill credit of between $30 and $50 a month.

Posted:
November 03, 2015
Article source:
Ontario Energy Board

Ontario Electricity Support Program aims to reduce hydro bills of low-income customers

If you are a customer of an electric utility and in a lower income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill through the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP).

Posted:
October 30, 2015
Article source:
Ontario Energy Board

C-51 Reform, TPP Top the List of 'Real Change' Tech Policy Priorities: Michael Geist

Bill C-51, Trans Pacific Partnership, telecom competition, copyright access for the blind, and open government are some digital issues that deserve attention by the new federal government.

Posted:
October 29, 2015
Article source:
Michael Geist

Canada Post to halt transition to community mailboxes

Canada Post is temporarily suspending its plans to transition from door-to-door mail delivery to community mailboxes as it works out a way forward with a new Liberal government.

Posted:
October 27, 2015
Article source:
Ottawa Citizen

Payday loan companies agree to pay $10M to settle class-action lawsuits

People who borrowed from payday loan companies could be in line for cash after the settlement of class-action lawsuits initiated by a London law firm.

Posted:
October 16, 2015
Article source:
London Free Press

Canada's senior public officials targeted by little-known corruption law

Canada is preparing to embark on a far-reaching program of financial surveillance of senior public officeholders, from the prime minister down to thousands of politicians and senior bureaucrats.

Posted:
October 15, 2015
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Cellphone bill too high? Here's what the political parties would do about it

The government's own report on the matter, released quietly in June, shows prices are actually on the rise.

Posted:
October 14, 2015
Article source:
Toronto Star