AT&T data breach affected nearly all customers after info downloaded to 3rd-party platform

The data of nearly all customers of the U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T was downloaded to a third-party platform in a security breach, the company said Friday, as cyberattacks against businesses, schools and health systems continue to spread globally.¬† The breach, most of which took place over five months in 2022, hit customers of AT&T’s cellular … Read more

Unhappy with new greenwashing rules, Alberta and fossil fuel companies push back

The Alberta government is aiming to soften new rules against greenwashing that led Canadian oil and gas groups to scrub their websites of climate pledges or add disclaimers. Alberta Environment Minister Rebecca Schultz, whose government has been critical of changes put into law last month, said Wednesday her government plans to take part in the … Read more

Modern Day Witch Hunt? Business Goes Bust After Being Accused Of Witchcraft

A Clark County company that commemorated its first anniversary in June has been accused of witchcraft. Shannon Tipton, the owner of the Crystal Coven Mystic Cottage, has since disputed allegations which left her with “severe emotional distress.” “I have a multitude of stones, crystals, jewellery, incense, herbs, spices, teas…” Tipton explained. “All of the stones … Read more

Is it OK to choose ‘no tip’ at the counter? Some customers think so

Cost of Living5:15Zero dollar tip revenge When Alessandro Montelli was asked to tip when paying for a bottle of water at a local coffee shop, he knew something had to change with tipping culture. The Torontonian and recent university graduate had just finished a run and wanted to rehydrate. The barista behind the counter handed … Read more

Waterloo software firm OpenText cuts 1,200 jobs as part of business optimization plan

OpenText Corp.’s chief executive says the company plans to shed about 1,200 roles as part of a business optimization plan. In an open letter to stakeholders released Wednesday, Mark Barrenechea describes the cuts as a way of “placing the right talent in the right locations of our business, funding growth and innovations, and completing these … Read more

Hurricane Beryl grows to Category 5 strength as it razes southeast Caribbean islands

Hurricane Beryl strengthened to Category 5 status late Monday after it ripped doors, windows and roofs off homes across the southeastern Caribbean with devastating winds and storm surge fuelled by the Atlantic’s record warmth. Beryl made landfall on the island of Carriacou in Grenada as the earliest Category 4 storm in the Atlantic, then late … Read more

Billionaire Frank Stronach charged with 8 more criminal counts including sexual assault, police say

Canadian billionaire Frank Stronach has been charged with additional criminal offences, including sexual assault,¬†Peel Regional Police said Wednesday. “Investigators from the Peel Regional Police, Special Victims Unit, have identified additional victims and additional charges have been laid,” Peel Const. Tyler Bell-Morena told CBC News in an emailed statement. Bell-Morena said the newly announced charges include … Read more

From fast food to construction, employers turn more and more to temporary foreign workers

Businesses’ demand for temporary foreign workers has surged across the country in recent years, with employers given the green light to hire more than double the people through the federal program last year as they did five years ago. The program is designed to provide short-term relief to employers as a last resort, but has … Read more

How Calculating How Many Big Macs He Can Buy With His Hourly Earnings Helped This Man Get $11K Weekly In Passive Income

Ryan Hogue’s approach to evaluating his side hustle income is far from conventional. He measures it in a unique and practical way: through Big Macs. Hogue, a web developer and teacher, used this practical method to calculate the value of his time. He would determine how many Big Macs he could buy with his daily … Read more