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January 17, 2020

Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation

The social network said that it's beefing up its policies to remove videos edited or synthesized in ways that aren't apparent to the average person.

Wisconsin students find recording devices in Minnesota hotel

A Wisconsin school district has put a staff member on leave after some high school students found recording devices in their hotel rooms during a field trip to Minneapolis.

Ontario invests $3M to boost Toronto CCTV network amid spate of gun violence

Ontario is spending $3 million to more than double the amount of closed-circuit TV cameras for Toronto amid a recent spate of gun violence.
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Threat of mass shootings gives rise to AI powered cameras

AI is transforming surveillance cameras from passive sentries into active observers that can identify people, suspicious behaviour and guns, amassing large amounts of data that help them learn over time to recognize mannerisms, gait and dress. » Read full article

CCTV and the law (Opinion)

Video voyeurism in the Supreme Court of Canada: R v. Jarvis » Read full article

Thieves break into Edmonton Airbnb, do laundry, leave note

Couple reported the break-in to police and the building’s security, who found a surveillance image of potential suspects wearing the couple’s clothes. » Read full article

More cameras, tight security at Calgary Stampede

“We’re mindful of other world events where other incidents have occurred … where harm has been done to people by vehicles and things,” says Calgary police inspector. » Read full article

Security Summit Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: February 12, 2020
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Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: February 27, 2020
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Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 3, 2020
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: March 17-19, 2020
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 22, 2020
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