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Drug dispensing machine model should be expanded to fight overdoses: B.C. doctor

Don Durban holds his palm up to a screen on a tall steel box akin to a vending machine crossed with an ATM that displays his first name and an identification number seconds before dispensing what he calls a life-saving plastic package.

Scope of right-wing extremism vexed security officials, documents show

Canadian security officials have been grappling not only with how to address the growing threat of right-wing extremism, but also the best means of defining the phenomenon and explaining it to the public, newly released documents show.

London police in U.K. to use face scan tech

London police will start using facial recognition cameras to pick out suspects from street crowds in real time, in a major advance for the controversial technology that raises worries about automated surveillance and erosion of privacy rights.
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Money laundering

How Canada can start to fix its money laundering problem: New MLI study

Money laundering is finally being acknowledged as a serious and growing problem in Canada. And policy-makers are also beginning to understand that this is not victimless crime. Financial crime drives gun violence, property prices, the opioid crisis, institutional corruption and more. So how does Canada fare when it comes to combating financial crime? And what more can be done to take concrete action against this illicit activity? » Read more

Project by art students may help police identify dead in B.C.

Police are hoping a sculpture workshop at the New York Academy of Art will help solve the mysteries of 14 unidentified remains found in British Columbia. The RCMP recently released photos of clay replicas of the heads from the unidentified remains found around the province. » Read more

Prison watchdog decries ‘Indigenization’ of correctional system

The proportion of Indigenous people in federal custody has hit a record high of more than 30 per cent due to disturbing and entrenched imbalances, Canada’s prison ombudsman warned last week. » Read more

Ottawa Police Service reintroduces hate crime section

The Ottawa Police Service has reintroduced a section specifically focused on hate crimes, which will further enhance changes it made to its online reporting system that make it easier for residents to report hate-motivated incidents. » Read more
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Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers Conference

Date: Feb. 10-14, 2020
Location: Lake Louise, Alta.
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Committee of Youth Officers for the Province of Ontario Conference

Date: Feb. 19-21, 2020
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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Advancing WE in Policing – Ontario 2020

Date: Feb. 19-21, 2020
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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