Canoe.ca says about one million Anglophones and Francophones, who used the Canoe sites between 1996 and 2008, have had their data breached. The free news and entertainment portal operated by MediaQMI Inc. and owned by Sun Media Corp., says the breach was discovered on Sept. 2 and while no financial information was involved, data like names, email addresses, mailing addresses and telephone numbers was. Canoe.ca says it’s making efforts to find and contact users who may be affected.
Warner Music Canada has released a digital Mixtape Playlist Generator to mark its 50th anniversary. Using a base of 2000+ songs associated with the label over the past 50 years, music fans can put together personalized 20-song playlists on Spotify, based on genre, era and popularity. As part of celebrations of the company’s legacy as the first international territory in the Warner Music Group, the label has also released Covered In Gold 5.0: Side A, 14 Canadian songs released by Warner since 1967, covered by its artists. Covered In Gold 5.0: Side B will be released digitally later this month.
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