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Uber to remove users with low ratings in Canada

Uber will start removing users whose ratings it finds unacceptable. Uber mentioned that they will notify users several times to improve their rating before kicking them off. If Uber removes your account due to your rating, you will also lose access to Uber Eats as well as Jump scooter app. “Respect is a two-way street, … Continue reading Uber to remove users with low ratings in Canada

Federal Government Starts Subsidies on Electric Cars across Canada

If you are shopping for electric cars, today is a great day to buy one as the government of Canada starts subsidizing electric cars across Canada no matter where you are in Canada, British Columbia to PEI. We have recently written about the $5,000 subsidy and criticized the government for only providing subsidies on cars … Continue reading Federal Government Starts Subsidies on Electric Cars across Canada

Facebook Scolds Canada

Canadian regulators said that Facebook’s weak privacy protection was to blame for millions of users’ data being exposed. Canadian privacy commissionaire said that Facebook broke national and provincial regulations when it came to sharing user data with third parties. Facebook flat-out refused to agree with the Canadian government’s legal findings and refused audits of its … Continue reading Facebook Scolds Canada

Uber in Canada Wants You To Be Safe

Uber is in the news a lot lately due to passengers’ major safety issues. To counter image that Uber is unsafe, Uber has decided to launch in-app safety feature that will be rolled out in Canada and USA first. So why is Uber launching this safety feature now? Because a lot of Uber app users … Continue reading Uber in Canada Wants You To Be Safe

Downloading Illegally in Canada? It Can Cost You

Hollywood studios have found a new way to track down and sue illegal downloaders in Canada. Canadian government and Canadian courts are fine with it. Your ignorance will not be taken into an account. Movie studios have started sending registered mail to houses and apartments associated with an IP of people illegally downloading movies and … Continue reading Downloading Illegally in Canada? It Can Cost You

Spotify Users in Canada Can Get Free Google Home Mini

UPDATE – IS Spotify promotion still running? Unfortunately it seems they have run out of free Google Home Minis and quietly rolled back their promo. Offer seems no longer available, even though Spotify promised to run promo until May 9. Sorry. In order to attract more users Spotify in Canada is giving out free Google … Continue reading Spotify Users in Canada Can Get Free Google Home Mini

Montreal French Quebecor Violated CRTC Regulations

Update: CRTC said that during disputes – it is illegal for channel owners to just switch off their signal and owners should be penalized. Quebecor, Pierre Karl PĂ©ladeau, said that he does not recognize CRTC authority. Bell said that Quebecor license should be suspended immediately and for duration of hockey playoffs. CRTC said that it … Continue reading Montreal French Quebecor Violated CRTC Regulations