Tag Archives: Canada

Canada celebrates 150th birthday with a party, Bono and heavy security

Thousands of revelers, British royals and even Bono will converge on Canada’s capital on Saturday to celebrate the nation’s 150th birthday with a massive party that will be held under a heavy security presence. About 500,000 people are expected to be in Ottawa for the long-anticipated Canada Day festivities, which will feature a large outdoor celebration in front… Read More »

Retailer offering free Chromecast with Google Home pre-orders in Canada

Google’s smart speaker Google Home has been available to pre-order in Canada for quite some time now. If you haven’t pre-ordered a unit yet, and are planning to do so, you’ll be glad to know that a free Chromecast device is on offer with the speaker. Best Buy Canada is offering the deal. All you have to do… Read More »

Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian city of Montreal due to flooding caused by torrential rains and melting snow. The measure was declared on Sunday afternoon and will remain in place for 48 hours, city officials said. Across the province of Quebec, in Canada’s east, nearly 1,900 homes have already been flooded across 126… Read More »

£900 coat maker Canada Goose to sell shares

Canada Goose, maker of Arctic coats costing as much as £900, has applied for a stock market listing in New York and Toronto. The company, part-owned by private equity firm Bain Capital, wants to pay off some of its debt, it says. It was founded in 1957 in Toronto and is known for its coyote fur-lined hooded jackets.… Read More »

WTO rules largely in favour of Taiwan in steel row with Canada

A dispute panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) largely ruled in favour of Taiwan on Wednesday on its complaint over anti-dumping duties imposed by Canada on some of its steel goods. The ruling, related to certain carbon steel welded pipes and certain provisions of Canada’s underlying legislation, found that Canada had contravened the WTO’s Anti-Dumping Agreement but… Read More »

Android 6.0.1 update hitting Moto X Play units in Canada and India

Motorola’s Moto X Play smartphone has started receiving the Android 6.0.1 update in Canada and India. The update includes the latest Android security patch as well as the new emoji pack. In addition, the update also brings along the ability to launch the camera by double-pressing the power button and turn off and on the sound of the… Read More »