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News Food & Beverage General
June 4, 2019  

FDA: Forever chemicals in food samples unlikely health risk

PFAS, created by DuPont in 1938 and put into use for tough nonstick cookware, now exists in an estimated 5,000 varieties.

News Food & Beverage General
June 4, 2019  

Perk up: California says coffee cancer risk insignificant

The rule, proposed a year ago by regulators, means coffee won’t have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage may be bad for you.

News Government General
May 30, 2019  

Trudeau warns Internet regulation could be used to repress citizens, free speech

He made his case at a gathering of civil society and government representatives from some 100 countries.

News Government General
May 30, 2019  

Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money

$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills, but the CFIB says that’s not enough.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 28, 2019  

Court rules B.C. can’t limit oil shipments in major blow for pipeline fight

Unanimous ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal represented a major win for Trans Mountain pipeline.

News Aerospace General
May 23, 2019  

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in the crashes.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 23, 2019  

Bosch fined US$100M over diesel scandal

Bosch agreed to a US$327.5 million civil settlement in the United States for supplying emissions cheating software to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles.

News Electronics Government General
May 23, 2019  

Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released

Innovation Minister committed to a review of the federal privacy law for private-sector organizations.

News Energy Government General
May 23, 2019  

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta’s greenhouse gas levy as of May 30.

News Electronics General
May 21, 2019  

Experts say Canada lacks laws to tackle life and death problems posed by AI

Canada has yet to develop a regulatory regime to deal with issues of discrimination and accountability to which AI systems are prone.

News Electronics Government General
May 21, 2019  

Canada introducing digital charter to combat hate speech, misinformation

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains is expected to provide more details at a summit on digital governance in Ottawa in late May.

News Automotive General
May 15, 2019  

Self driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer

In Providence, Rhode Island, an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never seen one before.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 15, 2019  

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead [UPDATED]

Bill C-48 has enraged many backers of the Canadian oil industry.

News Aerospace General
May 15, 2019  

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

Boeing is updating an automated flight-control system that has been implicated in the two crashes involving the 737 Max.

News Transportation General
May 14, 2019  

Ontario raising speed limits on three highways to 110 km/h for pilot program

Pilot will run on Highway 402 between London and Sarnia, the Queen Elizabeth Way between Hamilton to St. Catharines, and Highway 417 from Ottawa to the Ontario-Quebec border.