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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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Dirty money driving up B.C. home prices as more than $40-billion laundered across Canada in 2018 – Globe and Mail

May 10 2019 Commentary This linked to illegal importing and sale of opioids and other drugs with over 11k Canadians dying of opioid related overdoses since 2016. How was it allowed to get this bad? It says $7 of the … Continue reading

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Canadian Memorial Grant Program for First Responders

April 11 2018 Modified 2018-12-20 – Public Safety Canada Summary plus opinion commentary — When firefighters, police officers and paramedics put their safety on the line, they are acting in service to all Canadians. In recognition of the critical role … Continue reading

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