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Toronto Pacific Mall Flagged By US Government

Pacific Mall in Toronto area of Markham said that it will clean up its mall from counterfeit and pirated products. This comes after the US government declared the mall as the most notorious in the world for counterfeit and imitation goods. In January, US government said that the Toronto area mall, compromising mostly of 450 … Continue reading Toronto Pacific Mall Flagged By US Government

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

Update: Uber has backtracked on its "shut down operations in Quebec" threat. Company said it will continue to negotiate with the government. Government backtracked a bit as well saying that even though they will not change training requirements which now require 35 hours of training vs 20, it will allow new drivers to have eight weeks … 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  in 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

Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Canada is still considering whether to follow UK and US in their laptop and iPad carry on ban on airlines flying from Middle Eastern countries. The ban came into effect this past Saturday March 25th. This basically means you are now allowed to use your laptop during your flight. You can still use it at … Continue reading Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights