Doug Ford to talk auto regulations instead of job saving with GM today; Cabinet shuffle on the way
Mr. Ford travels to Detroit to meet with GM
Ontario’s Premier is not likely to make a plea for GM’s Oshawa plant today.
Doug Ford’s office says he has no plans to talk about Oshawa and the jobs at risk. According to the Toronto Sun he instead plans to push his open for business message at the International Auto Show in Detroit by talking with GM and other vehicle makers about cutting regulations. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s Innovation Minister does plan to talk saving Oshawa during his GM exec meeting today.
Trudeau eyeing change up in cabinet to replace Treasury Board President
Justin Trudeau is doing the cabinet shuffle today, but it’s not likely to be a large shift.
CBC News reports the biggest move will Jane Philpott’s push from Indigenous Services Minister to fill the vacant position of Treasury Board President. The shuffle comes after former board official and Liberal MP Scott Brison announced his resignation on Friday.
Brexit drama could leave Britons short on food and meds
Theresa May is doing her best to save a Brexit deal before it’s voted down tomorrow.
The British PM warns some politicians are trying to stop Brexit, which could leave the country with no deal when it leaves the EU in March. If that happens, Britain’s trade could be heavily impacted with tariffs and delays. CBC News reports many Britons have taken to stockpiling food and medication in preparation.
New app forces your kids to respond to texts
A new app designed by a parent for parents offers a new tool to force your kids to respond.
ReplyASAP locks your child’s Android phone down and sets off an alarm when you send them a text. The phone cannot be unlocked until they’ve responded. The iPhone version of the app is expected to be released soon.
Google Play store dotted with malware-infected apps
Be careful what you download from the Google Play Store.
That’s the warning sent to Android users as tech experts have discovered dozens of apps infected with malware. One infected app named ‘Easy Universal TV Remote’ was downloaded millions of times according to Trend Micro. The affected apps will immediately fill your phone with ads and even cause it to shut down.