Top 5: West Coast storm, Occupy Toronto, worst online passwords
Hackers can break into many accounts just by trying common passwords, warns SplashData. Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press
1) Auditor general finds 'disturbing' flaws in visa system
The auditor general's office is expressing frustration about the way Citizenship and Immigration Canada continues to hand out visas, and is concerned about delays on drug safety at Health Canada and planned spending by National Defence.
2) 25 worst passwords of 2011 revealed
The most common passwords of 2011 -- obviously ones you should avoid using -- range from the simple "password" and "123456," to "football" and "michael," data posted by hackers reveals.
3) Mom of baby in dumpster faces 2 murder charges
A mother accused of dumping her newborn in a northwest Calgary dumpster last fall is now charged in connection with the deaths of two other infants.
4) Occupy Toronto protesters defy eviction order
Occupy Toronto protesters have spent Tuesday in St. James Park, their presence largely unchanged despite a judge's ruling a day earlier that deemed the camp illegal.
5) West Coast storm cuts power to 85,000
It was another wet and windy night on the West Coast, as a storm blew through knocking down trees and power lines, dumping snow on mountain highways and forcing BC Ferries to cancel some early morning sailings.
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