Tag: giants

Canada's retail giants pressured to change chemical-coated receipt paper

Some of Canada’s biggest retailers started testing alternatives to receipt paper that’s coated in potentially dangerous chemicals, as pressure mounts for them to phase it out by the end of this year. “We urge you to take immediate steps to stop using thermal paper containing bisphenols for receipts and other paper products in Canada,” reads…

Why Canada must regulate Big Tech: ‘The 20th century tools we have for protecting a free society won’t work for 21st century giants’

Technology giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon have become new “world superpowers” that governments including Canada have to rein in and regulate, while at the same time ensuring economic progress isn’t derailed, says a prominent analyst. “The 20th century tools we have for protecting a free society won’t work for 21st century giants,” says…