Received a spam text recently? Here’s what you should know
Spam texting is on the rise and as technology gets more sophisticated they're expected to increase in frequency, experts say.
Get a text about an unpaid parking ticket? It’s a scam, warns City of Vancouver
The messages appear to come from a B.C. phone number, with a "reminder" that the recipient has an overdue ticket that must be settled.
ICBC issues warning about gas relief rebate scam texts
ICBC is warning people of fake texts appearing to come from the insurer about the upcoming $110 fuel rebate. Anyone who gets one is urged to delete it, and not to click any links.
‘Throwaway kids’: Allegations of human trafficking, mistreatment at Ont. group home chain
A Global News investigation into one of Ontario's largest for-profit group home providers has revealed alarming allegations.
Sask. RCMP warn about ‘escort’ service text message extortion scam
The Saskatchewan RCMP are joining the Regina Police Service in warning the public about a new scam involving a text message, a payment demand and threats against loved ones.
Toronto businessman allegedly focus of Chinese interference probes: sources
Canadian authorities are investigating Toronto businessman Wei Chengyi for his alleged role in a Chinese government scheme to interfere in Canada's 2019 federal election.
Quebec to give people up to $600, if they make under $100K, due to inflation spike
The Quebec government is again giving adults in the province, who make up to $100,000 a year, hundreds of dollars to ease the burden of rising inflation.
Canada Goose says COVID lockdowns, closures in China hurting its business
Canada Goose Holdings cut its full-year revenue and profit forecast on Wednesday, with persistent COVID-related lockdowns and store closures in China hurting its business.
Exclusive: James Smith Cree Nation killer’s partner shares story of brutality, survival and hope
Vanessa Burns, ex-partner of James Smith Cree Nation mass murderer Myles Sanderson, speaks out for the first time about 15 years of manipulation and horrific violence.
Phone bank fraud is rising in Canada. How to protect yourself from being scammed
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has received an increasing number of reports of scam phone calls and texts from fraudsters claiming to be from a financial institution.
Wei Chengyi statement
[CC.NEWS Report on November 17, 2022] On November 16, Global News (Canada) published a signed report, “Toronto businessman allegedly focus of Chinese interference probes: sources”. Our reporter interviewed the Honorary President WEI Chengyi and the current President WENG Guoning of the Confederation of Toronto Chinese Canadian Organizations (CTCCO). Reporter: Mr. WEI Chengyi, please share your comments on the November 16 report by Global News...
Alberta received no federal help to deal with protest blockade last winter: inquiry
The commission was told Thursday that Alberta RCMP had the power to clear the convoy from the border, but it didn't have the tow truck co-operation it needed to get the job done.
Alberta non-profits call for $30M cash injection from province to address ‘crisis’
Alberta non-profits call for millions in emergency funding from the province citing a "crisis" situation as need increases and revenues drop.
B.C.’s outgoing premier makes pitch to provinces, PM to end health gridlock
“It was a sincere offer to people who I’ve been working with that if there’s anything more I can do to continue to move this down the field, I want to do it.”
What happened to FTX? What Canadians should know about the latest crypto collapse
What is FTX and why is the cryptocurrency industry so concerned about it? Here's what you need to know about the crypto exchange's collapse and the Canadian repercussions.
Women still underrepresented in Canadian C Suites despite small gains
Only five per cent of TSX issuers had a female CEO in 2022, a number that has barely budged since the first year of data collection.
Canada sanctions 22 Belarusian officials over Ukraine war as opposition leader visits
The announcement comes as the country's exiled opposition leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, visits Ottawa for meetings with Joly, members of Parliament and senators.
Uber probing ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of breach
A person, claiming responsibility for the hack, told the New York Times that he had sent a text message to an Uber employee claiming to be a corporate IT person.
As N.S. town grapples with youth mental health, parents search for solutions
The town of Yarmouth, N.S., has lost multiple teenagers to their mental health struggles in recent years. Two of their parents are now working to help others who are struggling.
UofT students return from trip to New Jersey to find belongings outside
Mohammed and Abdullah Mohammed, international students from Dubai studying at the University of Toronto, said they received a text on Aug. 31 telling them to move out on Sept. 1.