With over four in five businesses impacted by cyberattacks staying quiet last year, the federal government has introduced a new security bill complete with a new set of reporting requirements for the telecoms, finance, energy, and transport sectors.
For many investors, it’s been a tough few months of navigating the market’s choppy waters.
If you’ve kept up with The Peak lately, you know the cost of things is up, which has led the world’s central bankers to kick interest rate hikes into high gear. Since US inflation data shows no sign of slowing down, investors worry that hikes will get even more aggressive.
Meta is facing lawsuits across eight US states alleging that Facebook and Instagram contributed to mental health problems and suicides among young people—and this time it’s the platform’s algorithm itself that’s on trial.
What happened: Lawsuits filed across the US last week allege that Meta’s algorithms were designed to be addictive and led young people to destructive—and sometimes deadly—behaviour.
A debate about new immigration rules in Quebec is stirring up a conflict between businesses and a provincial government focused on protecting the French language—even if it means persistent labour shortages.
Catch-up: Quebec business leaders are concerned that policies adopted recently by Premier Francois Legault will discourage non-francophone speakers from moving to the province.
The United States may have finally dropped its COVID testing requirements for international travellers, but a combo of flight cancellations, airport backlogs, and labour disputes around the world are likely to make summer travel more painful than usual.