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LifeLabs pays ransom after cyber attack

TORONTO—Government privacy commissioners are investigating a data breach at LifeLabs, one of Canada's largest medical services companies, after hackers gained access to the personal information of up to 15 million customers.

Most of its customers are in B.C. and Ontario, with relatively few customers in other locations, the company said Tuesday.

Wage hike has been manageable: Cara

TORONTO—Restaurant operator Cara Operations Ltd. has managed the impact of Ontario's minimum wage hike through selective price increases and menu changes at its various banners, chief executive officer Bill Gregson told analysts yesterday.

In fact, Gregson said, that “most of our banners . . . have had stronger sales in Ontario than in other parts of Canada.”