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Ontario to implement digital evidence management system for police

Ontario plans to implement a digital evidence management system for police that it says will allow officers to focus on crimes and prevention rather than pushing paper. Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said the cloud-based system will allow police to securely capture, store, manage and share digital evidence.

Extremists exploit social media loophole: podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the lead-up to the presidential election, and expanded their efforts in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. But Apple and Google, among others, have left open a major loophole for this material: podcasts.

Several Canadian provinces still issue birth alerts, deemed ‘unconstitutional and illegal’ in British Columbia

Several Canadian provinces are still issuing birth alerts, a practice that British Columbia government lawyers have called “illegal and unconstitutional” and that advocates say constitutes “surveillance of families.”
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Q&A with Keith Blake

After serving 24 years with the RCMP, Keith Blake was sworn in as the fifth Chief of Police of the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service in 2013. Throughout his time with the RCMP, he experienced firsthand the culture, pride and honour in being part of the policing in seven different First Nations communities in Alberta. By Renée Francoeur » Read more
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Defence asks court to reduce client’s sentence due to harsh jail conditions

The lawyer for a man who admitted to earning money by putting a teenager to work in the sex trade said lockdowns at a Toronto jail—where he’s spent most of the past year—along with harsh conditions imposed by the pandemic should make a big dent in the ultimate sentence meted out. » Read more

Death toll rises as pandemic measures lead to unsafe drug supply

A question asked Jan. 14 during the weekly forum on COVID-19 hosted by the First Nation Health Managers Association underscored another deadly aspect of the coronavirus pandemic: an unsafe illegal drug supply. » Read more

Peel Regional Police officers win high achievement award

The International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators-Investigative Partnership of the Year Award 2020 was presented to two Peel Regional Police officers for their exemplary work during an investigative project called “Switch”. » Read more

Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Virtual
Date: March 4, 2021
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TACCOM 2021 Show

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: April 23-25, 2021
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Fourth International VPD Police Judo Clinic

Location: Online
Date: April 27, 2021
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HK Memorial Hockey Tournament 2021

Location: Brampton, Ontario
Date: April 29-30, 2021
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