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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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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Millions Affected by Breach of Personal Information on MyFitnessPal App

Earlier this week, Under Armour, the company that owns the widely popular app MyFitnessPal announced that millions of people using this app have been affected by an unknown breach. It was announced that millions of emails, passwords, usernames, and other personal information was stolen by an unknown source. Once the nature and severity of the breach …

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Calgary Man Charged with Vehicle Cloning and Insurance Fraud worth $625,000

Baltej “Dave” Dhaliwal, 54, owner of Dave’s Auto Ltd. is charged with vehicle cloning and an insurance fraud scheme worth up to $625,000. Vehicle cloning is when a stolen vehicle is registered and sold with an already existing VIN (Vehicle Identification Number). The VIN numbers can be found from cars that are "wrote off" from accidents …

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Critical Case Study Analysis: Springhill Mine Disasters 1891, 1956, 1958

The Springhill mining disaster is actually in reference to three separate disasters that happened in the Springhill coalfield, near Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. These events took place in 1891, 1956, and 1958, in three different mines in the area. Since the last incident in 1958 the mines have switched ownership from the Cumberland Railway & Coal …

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Bruce Carson, a former aide of Stephen Harper, will be back in court for sentencing on influence peddling charge

Bruce Carson, a former aide of Stephen Harper from 2006 to 2009, was found guilty on three charges under the Lobbying Act during 2016, and will now be due back in court for sentencing after a failed appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. Carson was initially found not guilty of influencing government officials to …

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