Critical Case Study Analysis: George Weston Ltd. and Loblaw Companies Ltd. Bread Price-Fixing

Introduction In our daily lives, we see power differences. When these power differences are related to criminal activity, this is seen as White-Collar Crime. In Sociology 3623, my peers and I have been collecting local, current, real-world examples of these cases from the media. In this paper, I will be analyzing the current case study …

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Irving Pulp and Paper Mill Challenge the Constitutionality of the Fisheries Acts Regulations

After being convicted for the population of Saint John river and the violation of Fishery Acts in 1998 and 2007, the Mill was charged with 15 counts of violating the federal Fisheries Acts in 2017 but later acquitted. Not to mention that the result of the lethality test which was used to help the Mill …

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Money Laundering Activities in Canadian Banks

Ottawa's money laundering watchdog, Fintrac, had released a confidential report "not intended for public release" into parliament in December that had apparently shed light on the current situation of Canadian Banks in which a large percentage of non-compliance exists when investigating them and subsequently the rates of money laundering are suspected to be higher and …

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The Nexon Pipeline Spill – A Claims-Making Activity Concerning Environmental and Ecological Harms

By Christine Roy For this analysis, I will be covering the Alberta Nexen pipeline spill. This spill was “one of the largest leaks in Alberta history,” (CBC News, 2015a) covering an area of 16,000 square metres with 5 million litres of oil. The spill contained a mixture of bitumen, water, and sand. While water and …

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Facebook Data leak Scandal

Facebook declared Wednesday that approximately 622,161 Canadians may have had their Facebook data shared with British Company Cambridge Analytica. This was not limited to just Canadians and users in other countries also had their information shared. This is one of the biggest data privacy scandals in the companies history. http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/facebook-cambridge-analytica-600-thousand-canadians-1.4605097