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Domestic TV producers get smaller piece of Canadian pie, foreign share grows

OTTAWA — A new report says foreign companies nearly doubled their share of the film and television production done in Canada over a 10-year period, and accounted for more than half of the $8.92 billion generated in 2017-18.
Two of Canada's AI gurus warn of war by algorithm as they win tech 'Nobel Prize'

Two of Canada's AI gurus warn of war by algorithm as they win tech 'Nobel Prize'

MONTREAL — Two of Canada's artificial intelligence pioneers are warning about the consequences of AI in robotic weapons and outsourcing lethal decisions to machines, calling for an international agreement on its deployment as Canada marches toward th
Understanding last-resort options when you can no longer pay your debts

Understanding last-resort options when you can no longer pay your debts

TORONTO — If you've found yourself with an overwhelming amount of debt, you can at least take comfort in knowing you're not alone. Canadian debt levels have been rising for decades , with the average family now owing $1.
Facebook extends ban on hate speech to 'white nationalists'

Facebook extends ban on hate speech to 'white nationalists'

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism. The company previously allowed such material even though it has long banned white supremacists.
What Next? May offers to quit as lawmakers mull Brexit plans

What Next? May offers to quit as lawmakers mull Brexit plans

LONDON — With the date and terms of Britain's departure from the European Union mired in uncertainty, Prime Minister Theresa May has offered to quit in a bid to gain approval for her twice-rejected divorce deal with the bloc.
Official: Norway cruise ship engines failed from lack of oil

Official: Norway cruise ship engines failed from lack of oil

COPENHAGEN — A cruise ship that was the focus of a daring rescue operation off Norway's frigid North Sea coast became disabled because its engines didn't have enough lubricating oil, the country's top maritime official said Wednesday.
Personal data of 34,000 medical marijuana patients accessed in data breach: NHS

Personal data of 34,000 medical marijuana patients accessed in data breach: NHS

VANCOUVER — The personal health information of about 34,000 medical marijuana patients was accessed in a data breach of an electronic medical record system used by Sunniva Inc.'s Natural Health Services Ltd. subsidiary.

The Latest: Senators grill Elwell on safety, industry ties

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Congressional hearings looking into the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing (all times local): ___ 5:50 p.m. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass.

Man awarded $80M in lawsuit claiming Roundup causes cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits.
Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday, telling colleagues she would quit within weeks if the agreement was passed and Britain left the European Union.