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Health Canada issues recall for USB chargers due to risk of fire and shock

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Health Canada is recalling several uncertified USB chargers for risk of electric shock and fire.

The USB chargers were sold at retailers across Canada.

The recall applies to the following models:

Product Description

Sample obtained at

Importer

Number of Units Affected

Date of recall

ROX USB Wall Charger – SM081

UPC: 200100100819

Bargain Basket, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Anex Select Imports,

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Un-liking Facebook: 3-in-4 Canadian users say data mining scandal will change how they use the platform

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Four-in-ten say their opinion of the company has worsened in the last month.

The revelation that U.K. data firm Cambridge Analytica surreptitiously gathered data from some 50 million Facebook users – among numerous other alleged shady practices – has fueled a growing #DeleteFacebook movement in recent weeks.

In Canada, a two-part public opinion survey from the Angus Reid Institute finds … Read more...