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Google, Facebook Oppose 'Punitive' Canadian Tax Proposal

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Business

"It's essentially a tax on Canadian advertisers."

Facebook Grows More Willing To Hand Over Canadians' Data

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

The number of government requests for Canadian Facebook user data has jumped significantly in the past year, and the social site appears to be growing...

Facebook Created HOW Many Jobs In Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Business

If a new study from Deloitte is to be believed, Facebook is one of Canada’s largest indirect employers, responsible for creating 82,000 jobs in the ...

This Is How Many Times Facebook Has Handed Canadians' Data To Police

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Business

Facebook has released its second report on government requests for data, and it shows Canadian law enforcement asked for data on 366 Facebook users la...

Canadians Check Facebook On Mobile Devices This Much

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada was one of the first countries to go completely crazy for Facebook and now the social network is saying we're leading the charge with...

Meet The Facebook Quitters

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Facebook may be the world's biggest social network, and particularly popular in Canada, but there are still plenty of Canadian holdouts who ...

Most Talked About Places In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel

Only on Facebook could Disney theme parks and a German red light district find themselves among the same company. Yes, it's one of the highlights of F...

Catfished By A Friend?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

April Yau came across her fake Facebook profile by total chance. She was going about her regular work day when she received a message from a friend wi...

Facebook Reveals Government Info Requests On Canadians

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Business

Facebook has released its first-ever Transparency Report, breaking down government requests for data on users according to country. There were 192 ...

Facebook Opens Another Canadian Office

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Facebook has opened an office in Montreal to better tap into business opportunities in Quebec.The company announced Wednesday that its late...

Canada The Test Market For Facebook Phone Service

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Facebook has chosen Canadian users to be guinea pigs for a new mobile feature to make free phone calls.Facebook's new Messenger app for Appl...

Facebook Canada Launches Organ Donor Tool With Helene Campbell

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Impact

OTTAWA - An organ donation campaign started by a feisty young Ottawa double-lung transplant recipient now has new friends — a lot of them.Facebook i...

Facebook Should Not Be Treated like Other Media

Mitch Joel | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada
Mitch Joel

What does Facebook sell? You could say advertising. They sell advertising to the tune of several billions of dollars each and every year. If Facebook is a media company, we then have to ask ourselves: What kind of media channel does Facebook provide and how does it compare to those other media channels?

Alberta Court Unlikes School's Punishment Over Facebook Post

CP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY -- Alberta's highest court is siding with two University of Calgary students who say their charter rights were violated when the school punish...

Canadian Investors Shut Out Of Facebook IPO

CBC | Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

Canadian Facebook fans are unlikely to share in the excitement of the social media giant's hotly anticipated initial public offering. That's becaus...

What Canadians Talked About On Facebook In 2011

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada

Along with upending Canada's federal political landscape, the death of NDP leader Jack Layton also got Canadians on Facebook talking. According to...

Welcome To 2011 Ottawa

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government has hit the 'like' button on social media, unveiling a long-awaited set of rules for its own use of sites like Twitter...

WATCH: Ron James Goes OFF On Facebook, FarmVille

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada

Comedian Ron James has his own Facebook page, but you wouldn't say he's a HUGE fan of the social network. In this biting piece of standup on privac...