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Privacy Watchdog Says RCMP Unlawfully Used Cellphone-Tracking Machines 6 Times

According to a report released by Canada's privacy commissioner, the RCMP used unlawful cellphone tracking technology six times. These devices are known as “IMSI catchers,” which can intercept and identify cellphone metadata. The CBC report found the device being used in recent months in close proximity to Parliament Hill and the U.S. and Israeli embassies. Between 2011 and 2016...

Distracted Driving Tickets Jump 30% in Saskatchewan Year-over-Year

According to a new report from the CBC, distracted driving tickets issued in Saskatchewan increased by 30 percent since the same time last year. In September, over 400 drivers in Saskatchewan were caught driving while using their cell phones, eating, or applying makeup. The 414 tickets handed out by police in September is a jump...