Coming in hot ? — Proposed online safety laws come in hot. Germany legalizes recreational cannabis.
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20h ago
Today in news that we’re sure politicians will take in super chill fashion, the federal justice minister unveiled the first draft of a long-awaited Online Harms Act. This year’s Oktoberfest celebrations could have a much chiller vibe, and it’s all thanks to some weed-loving lawmakers in Germany. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Grounded ? — Another budget airline bites the dust. Why chocolate prices are high, and likely going higher.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
20h ago
In what’s probably the most rational decision the company’s made since changing its name from Jet Naked, Lynx Air has decided it’s time to throw in the towel. Got a sweet tooth? Now might be a good time to replenish your personal Strategic Chocolate Reserve, because already-high prices for cocoa-based treats are only going up. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Smoke ‘em ? — Running out of pipeline capacity. Banning menthol cigarettes.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
5d ago
Like us trying to do spreadsheets while also taking a Zoom call, Canada’s pipelines are at full capacity. Menthol cigarette bans are helping make the phrase “smoke ’em if you got ’em” obsolete. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Vintage wine ? — Cold snap lays B.C.’s wine crop to waste. Uber launches delivery robots in Japan
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
6d ago
If you stumble across a bottle of 2024 vintage B.C. wine when perusing the liquor store this year, we recommend you pick it up. It could be a collector’s item one day. A new army of robots is coming… but don’t worry, they’re not trying to take over the world, they’re just here to deliver your McDonalds. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Cybercrime setback ? — The law locks out LockBit hackers. Alberta’s tourism industry gets new immigration stream.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
6d ago
A shadowy international syndicate of cybercriminals just got a taste of its own medicine. As people keep flocking to Alberta’s picturesque mountains, the province is struggling to find enough workers to staff the businesses needed to keep the tourism industry afloat. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Hat trick ? — Women’s hockey breaks records, Maple Syrup bounces back.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
1w ago
Less than two months after hitting the ice, North America’s new pro women’s hockey league is already breaking records. Unseasonably warm weather isn’t just giving us a headstart on patio season, it's giving our prized maple syrup businesses a head start on their harvest. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Defence dollars ? — NATO nations are spending, Waymo pulls driverless cars.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
1w ago
While most of us are trying to save up these days, NATO nations are spending on defence like a rich kid who got their hands on their father’s credit card. You think you had a rough week? Waymo had one of its cars literally set on fire in the middle of San Fransisco — and that’s not even their biggest problem. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Roblaw$ ?— T-Shirt dispute, Alberta’s booming honey industry.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
1w ago
The Loblaw corporation has previously beefed with Frito-Lay and other smaller suppliers. Now, it’s in a spat with a guy making novelty T-shirts. Like when Jerry Seinfeld’s beloved Bee Movie character Barry B. Benson finally settled down with a nice florist, Canadian honeybees have found themselves a loving home. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Not guilty ?‍⚖️— Canada’s short on judges, The cost of the World Cup.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
2w ago
Housing isn’t the only shortage facing the federal government these days: It turns out there are about as many judges in Canada as there are apartments for under $1,500. Like us after putting down a non-refundable deposit to book the perfect venue for a birthday party, Vancouver and Toronto are hoping that playing host will be worth it. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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Catalogue for sale ? — Biden joins TikTok, Investors flock to music catalogues.
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by The Peak / Curiouscast
2w ago
It wasn’t too long ago we were writing regularly about plans by U.S. lawmakers to ban TikTok. It now seems like those plans have taken a backseat to politics. The competition might’ve been tough for the King of Pop’s music library, but Sony and its big chequebook told the other investors to beat it. Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO ..read more
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