“Privacy watchdog taking Facebook to court, says company breached privacy laws”

I’m not sure just how much a Canadian court can do to fix the Facebook privacy trainwreck but somebody has to try.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/privacy-watchdog-cambridge-analytica-facebook-1.5110304

“Green energy sector jobs surpass total oil sands employment”

While it has a ways to go to catch up to the fossil fuels energy industry*, green energy is gradually becoming an important part of our economy.

* note that the article is comparing green energy jobs to jobs in the oil sands. Needless to say, there is rather more to the fossil fuel industry than just the Alberta oil sands.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/green-energy-sector-jobs-surpass-oil-sand-employment-total/article21859169/

“‘A Civil Rights Issue’: Groups Hope Courts Will Toss Out First-Past-the-Post”

I’m uncomfortable with the idea that the courts will decide how our elections work. On the other hand, there’s a clear conflict of interest with having our elected representatives decide how they will get re-elected in the future.

At the very least, this court case should be interesting to follow.

https://thetyee.ca/News/2019/04/25/First-Past-The-Post-Civil-Rights-Issue/