Briefing

    ‘Mythical digital creatures’ invaded Canada’s military bases in 2016

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    Internal defence documents show civilians entered the areas of Canadian Forces facilities in North Bay and Borden, Ont. as well as Greenwood, N.S., without authorization while playing Pokémon Go, the augmented-reality app offshoot of the popular gaming franchise. Military police officers at bases in Comox, B.C., as well as Petawawa and Kingston, Ont., were dispatched to make an inventory of PokéStops and Pokémon Gyms, where the pocket monsters can be caught and battled, respectively. (CBC)

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