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Study: Social Media Usage Linked to Teen Depression

A study published on Monday revealed that social media usage — more so than any other type of digital screen time — is linked to teen depression. The research team investigated the connection between depression in adolescents and their exposure to various types of screen time over a four-year time period. According to the researchers, video games makes teens “more happy.”

teenagers look at phone

China Arrests Canadian Citizen for Drug Offenses

China’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday that another Canadian citizen has been arrested, this time on drug offenses. The Canadian foreign ministry, Global Affairs Canada, announced on Saturday that a Canadian had received consular services while under detention.

Chinese police patrol in front of the Canadian embassy in Beijing on December 14, 2018. - China confirmed on December 13 that two Canadians are under investigation on suspicion of endangering the country's national security, fuelling tensions after Canada's arrest of a top Chinese telecom executive on a US request. …

Apple Trolls Google with a Giant Billboard – Again

Apple’s anti-Google ad campaign has taken another shot at its Masters of the Universe rival with a huge billboard boasting the company’s privacy record — located directly across the street from Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs.

Tim Cook CEO of Apple laughing

Canada Expansion: #RedforEd Goes International

The #RedforEd teachers movement has gone international. Elementary public school teachers in Toronto, Canada and other locations in Ontario held walk-in protests at elementary schools throughout the province on Thursday to demonstrate their opposition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s education budget.

Thousands of Arizona teachers march through downtown Phoenix on their way to the State Capitol as part of a rally for the #REDforED movement on April 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. Teachers state-wide staged a walkout strike on Thursday in support of better wages and state funding for public schools. …

Freed U.S. Taliban Hostage Says Abusive Husband Was ‘Sympathetic’ to Jihad

American Caitlan Coleman, whom the Taliban took hostage while she was pregnant and held her captive in Afghanistan for five years, placed blame for the ordeal on her Canadian husband and fellow captive, Joshua Boyle, saying his sympathies towards the group led to their travel to the country and her having three children in captivity, ABC News reported Wednesday.

Taliban Video Shows Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian Family