The Last Atom obtained an exclusive statistic ahead of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) annual report on the Privacy Act normally released in October. In the calendar year 2014, there were 300 Privacy Act breaches voluntarily submitted to the OPC. TLA has updated its old graph to reflect this: Many […]
Major providers like Bell and Shaw have not released any transparency report.
This Wednesday Liberal leader Justin Trudeau made a visit to the University of British Columbia (UBC) to “discuss the issues facing young Canadians”. The reception from his former university changed after students questioned his support for the anti-terrorism Bill C-51. Yesterday the Liberal Party removed a 21min video of the event shortly after posting it […]
The practice began in 2005 as a part of the Festive R.I.D.E. program when Durham police began publishing an annual report of individuals charged with impaired driving, exceeding the limit or refusing a blood / breath sample. This was publicized as a service to help deter impaired driving but sparked controversy giving it the nickname […]
After revelations from eNCA that Thamsanqa Jantjie who is being treated for schizophrenia, has also faced a series of criminal charges including rape, murder, attempted murder and kidnapping; the focus has now turned to who is responsible. The African National Congress released a statement on Dec 12 acknowledging they have “utilized the services” of Thamsanqa […]
Emerging research suggests mirror neurons may expose our predisposition to prejudice and empathy. Mirror neurons were first discovered in macaque monkeys, at the University of Parma in Italy, by neurophysiologists led by Giacomo Rizzolatti. The researchers found a specific group of neurons responded when a monkey picked up a peanut, when simply seeing a person […]