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US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google

California Federal judge blocked the Canadian ruling that was trying to make Google delete search results from its system. This is definitely a nice win for Google as it is telling other countries to stop interfering with US jurisdiction where Google servers are based. This is the first time when US judge tells a foreign … Continue reading US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google

Vancouver To Target AirBnb, $1k Fine if Unlicensed

To combat shortage of rentals in the city, Vancouver passed a by law limiting short term rentals. This ban does not affect individuals renting out their own place / principal residence, but affects businesses or individuals who own or rent our more than one property. Vancouver's real estate prices have been through the roof, and … Continue reading Vancouver To Target AirBnb, $1k Fine if Unlicensed

Quebec to Ban Women With Face Veils And How It Will Affect Tech

Canadian Province of Quebec is the first in North America to go ahead with banning veils on public transit and government institutions. This is the newly introduced Bill 62 that will prevent you from covering your face in spaces that are controlled by the government. Quebec is the first place in North America where it … Continue reading Quebec to Ban Women With Face Veils And How It Will Affect Tech

Uber is Leaving Quebec, Say It ain’t So

According to Radio Canada, Uber intends to leave Quebec within the next few weeks. Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, director general of Uber Quebec, said provincial regulations are killing the company, and making it inoperable in that province. He was mainly referring to 35 hours mandatory training Uber drivers have to do in Quebec. #Uber Quebec manager Jean-Nicolas … Continue reading Uber is Leaving Quebec, Say It ain’t So

Update: New Super Nintendo Edition Console Is No Longer Banned in Quebec

Update: Few weeks ago, when we wrote the story, it was clear that due to language requirements new super Nintendo was not allowed to be sold ┬áin Quebec because it was not translated into Quebec's version of French language. However just recently, ToysRUs Canada has twitted that restriction has been lifed and now you can … Continue reading Update: New Super Nintendo Edition Console Is No Longer Banned in Quebec