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How attachment to our phones can affect us negatively

How attachment to our phones can affect us negatively

| Steve Mylemans

There are plenty of advantages of owning a smartphone, but the attachment to our phones could be affecting us negatively. CNN correspondent Susan Hendricks has more on this story.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announces the launch of his company's service in Canada, on Sept. 22, 2010 in Toronto. Courtesy of Netflix.

Life Technology

Netflix says it will not turn over ‘sensitive’ data to CRTC

| The Canadian Press

Anne Marie Squeo says in a statement issued Monday night that the CRTC's orders are "not applicable" to Netflix under Canadian broadcasting law. Video (5)

File photo of the Bank of Canada.

Life Money

Low rates still needed, Bank of Canada senior deputy governor says

| The Canadian Press

The Bank of Canada has kept its key interest rate at one per cent for four years.

A Nigerian port health official wears protective gear at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 6, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Sunday Alamba

Health Life

How Canada’s national lab became an Ebola research powerhouse

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

Half a world away from the countries in Africa where Ebola, and its viral cousin, Marburg, occasionally slip out of their animal reservoir to start infecting and killing people, as Ebola is now doing in West Africa.

Turbines at a wind farm near Port Alma, Ont. on Nov. 13, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley.

Health Life Local News News Technology

Court asked to stop construction of huge Ontario wind farm pending appeal

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Four families have joined forces to appeal a decision to build a wind farm near Goderich, Ont. (8)

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.

Health Life

Ebola vaccine safe, but effectiveness being tested: Oxford researcher

| Reuters

Hill said the vaccine his team is currently testing contains genetic material from the virus and that it is safe for human use.

Eaton Centre Apple lineup for iPhone

Local News Technology

Hundreds line up at Eaton Centre Apple store for new iPhones

| Toronto staff

It's estimated that around 500 people have lined up outside the store. Video (7)

The 2013 Junction Music Festival. Source: TheJunctionBIA.com

Entertainment Family Life Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Words, laughs, and an historical bike ride

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Events happening in the city from Sept. 19-21.

File photo of credit cards. AP PHOTO/Jochen Krause

Life Money

Costco Canada shuffles cards: Capital One, MasterCard trump American Express

| David Paddon, The Canadian Press

MasterCard Canada has also reached an agreement for Costco Canada to accept any issuer's MasterCard, not just those from Capital One.

File photo of a Home Depot store in Williston, Vt., on Feb. 23, 2010. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Toby Talbot

Life Money

Home Depot eliminates malware that affected 56M credit cards

| The Canadian Press

The breach at Home Depot was first reported on Sept. 2.

Packed luggage

Life Travel

5 tips on how to pack like a flight attendant

| Courtney Greenberg, Chatelaine.com

Pack like a pro with these easy tips.

File photo of cherry blossoms in High Park. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Health Life

Most Canadians have good mental health, feel positive about life: report

| The Canadian Press

Statistics Canada found 77 per cent of people 15 or older are psychologically flourishing.

Connected City: Smartwatch comparison

Life National Technology

Lawmakers unclear on whether distracted driving laws cover smartwatches

| Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press

The Canadian Automobile Association supports distracting driving legislation but hasn't yet taken a position on smartwatches. (2)

Health Life National

Alberta has 18 cases of respiratory virus similar to outbreak in U.S.

| The Canadian Press

A type of enterovirus, called EV-D68, has been confirmed in 104 young people in 10 U.S. states.

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.

Health International Life

INFOGRAPHIC: Feds donate $2.5M of medical gear in Ebola fight

| Showwei Chu

As of Aug. 31, there were 3,685 Ebola cases and 1,841 deaths in West Africa.

The staircase and escaltors at Coxwell station. Source: Flickr.com/WanderingToronto

Health Life Local News

TTC, city officials urging transit riders to take the stairs

| Toronto staff

Stair climbing is considered a moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Video (2)

Respiratory virus that has sickened more than 100 in U.S. hits Alberta

Health Life National

Alberta has 18 cases of respiratory virus similar to outbreak in U.S.

| The Canadian Press

EV-D68 has been confirmed in 104 young people in 10 U.S. states, from mid August to Sept. 15. (2)

Windsor Regional Hospital

Health Life Local News

Increase in children with respiratory illnesses hits Windsor hospital

| Toronto staff

More tests are needed to determine if it's same virus that has infected dozens of children in the U.S.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-SEPTEMBER 13:  Jatu Zombo check out her son Foday Zombo, 5, who became ill days ago on outside the JFK treatment facility on Saturday September 13, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The boy's mother said her husband had died of Ebola 4 days ago; she and two sons have been waiting for hours to get assessed. Since the Ebola outbreak Liberians have been living under extreme conditions as the Ebola virus worsens. (Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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U.S. government, WHO seek ways to expand production of Ebola drugs, vaccines

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

TORONTO – High level efforts are underway to find ways to substantially ramp up production of experimental Ebola vaccines and drugs, officials at the World Health Organization and within the U.S. government say. The talks involve trying to find more production capacity for the therapeutics, which before this outbreak had never been tested in people. Read the Rest of the Entry Video

Terry Fox Run 2014 Run

Life Local News

Thousands take part in Terry Fox runs across the GTA

| Toronto staff

The organization that bears his name has raised over $650 million to date.

File photo of the CBC building in Toronto. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Life National

CBC bosses say Canadians ready to pay for broadcaster

| Melanie Marquis, The Canadian Press

The CRTC hearings aimed at developing new rules for the TV industry continue through this week. (15)