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In wake of troubling breach, Desjardins pushes digital ID procedures as safer way to store data

The head of Desjardins Group urged provincial lawmakers Thursday to pave the way for more secure digital identification systems while responding to questions about a data breach that’s affected 4.2 million people. Guy Cormier, president and CEO of Desjardins, the largest federation of credit unions in Canada, said the current identification procedures used by financial…

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CN strike causing 'emergency' shortages in Quebec's propane supply, Legault says

Quebec’s supply of propane will run out within four days, threatening farmers’ ability to dry their grain and heat their facilities, if a strike at Canadian National Railway isn’t resolved soon, Premier François Legault said Thursday. Legault described the situation as an “emergency” and called on federal opposition parties to be prepared to support back-to-work legislation.…

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