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March 5, 2019

Feds set rules on use of AI in government services amid wider testing

The department that oversees the federal social safety net has quietly started testing artificial-intelligence systems that could one day make it faster and easier to get answers about benefits and services.

NDP MP calls for Facebook investigation following U.K. media reports

NDP MP Charlie Angus is calling for an investigation into Facebook's conduct following U.K. media reports that alleged a former federal infrastructure minister was pressured into making privacy commitments in order to land a Facebook data centre in Canada.

China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets

China accused two detained Canadians on Monday of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive.
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Residential cameras

Municipal by-laws and the use of residential cameras

Homeowners who install video surveillance cameras that view the sidewalk and street surrounding their residence should be aware of by-laws that restrict where those cameras can be pointed. » Read full article

Two men arrested after drone spotted flying near east end Montreal jail

Prison guards saw the drone flying near the Riviere-des-Prairies detention centre at around 1 a.m. and called Montreal police. » Read full article

Researchers develop fireproof sensor to track motion in high-risk situations

Ontario researchers have developed a motion-powered, fireproof sensor they say can be used to track the movements of firefighters and others who work in high-risk situations. » Read full article

Labour disruption at Toronto jail after eight injured in alleged assault: union

An alleged inmate assault on staff at a Toronto jail has resulted in roughly 200 employees refusing to carry out non-essential tasks, according to union leader. » Read full article
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