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A case in Alberta raises the question: Why are bad police so rarely fired?

A case in Alberta raises the question: Why are bad police so rarely fired? https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-a-case-in-alberta-raises-the-question-why-are-bad-police-so-rarely/

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Car theft caught on video shows high-tech thieves stealing Lexus in seconds | CBC News

Car theft caught on video shows high-tech thieves stealing Lexus in seconds | CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/high-tech-vehicle-theft-42-division-1.5651337 — For those with only keyless FOBs for their vehicles police are suggesting parking in a garage if possible, and put the FOBs in … Continue reading

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Court challenge launched over Ontario disclosure of COVID-19 testing with police

Court challenge launched over Ontario disclosure of COVID-19 testing with police https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-court-challenge-launched-over-ontario-disclosure-of-covid-19-testing/ Safety of first responders is important and so is preventing misuse of private health information. Hopefully they can find the right balance and have independent and effective oversight … Continue reading

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B.C.’s money laundering fuelled by offshore and drug money, inquiry hears – The Globe and Mail

Peter German, former deputy commissioner of the RCMP, speaks at a news conference on money laundering in Vancouver in 2018. DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS MIKE HAGER – VANCOUVER MAY 25, 2020 Some of the billions of dollars that have been … Continue reading

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Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Zachary McCoy used an exercise-tracking app, RunKeeper, to record his rides.. image: Agnes Lopez / for NBC News Big data when used without limits or oversight often results in privacy breaches and wrongful assumptions. Police can now get personal details … Continue reading

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Cash for needle returns? Homeless Winnipegger says incentives, help from city could clean up camps

© Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Raymond Dunn lives in a tent in a neatly kept area behind Balmoral Hall, a private girls’ school a short walk from a homeless encampment along the Assiniboine River. Raymond Dunn lives in a … Continue reading

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Tech giants and others are Reading License Plates

Google And Facebook Are Reading Your License Plates https://jalopnik.com/google-is-reading-your-license-plates-1839259494 Some police, public or third party for profit traffic or parking photo enforcement partners, public auto insurance providers and others are also using OCR and automatic license plate readers (ALPR’s). In … Continue reading

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Large homeless camps pop up under bridges and in parks, spark safety concerns in Winnipeg | CTV News

CTV News https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/under-bridges-and-in-parks-what-s-inside-winnipeg-s-large-homeless-camps-1.4608967 Comments What was being done previously to reduce homelessness, serious crime and reign in soring policing costs was failing. All agreed somethings needed to change. The City, Province and community groups came up with some ideas. One … Continue reading

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Police in China are wearing high-tech sunglasses to match faces in the crowd to criminal suspects | National Post

AFP/Getty Images The Telegraph Neil Connor February 8, 2018 11:20 AM EST Filed under: News World https://nationalpost.com/news/world/police-in-china-are-wearing-high-tech-sunglasses-to-match-faces-in-the-crowd-to-criminal-suspects

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Policies restricting drug use are fueling the drug crisis, says Dr. Carl Hart – CBC Ideas

Neuropsychopharmacologist Carl Hart believes attitudes and laws around drug use need to change, particularly in his own country, the United States. (Harper Collins) Hart argues risks associated with drug use have been overstated for healthy adults June 6 2019 – … Continue reading

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