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A new report from Citizen Lab warns about the risks posed by algorithmic policing. What does this technology mean for law enforcement in Canada? To provide context, we invite Ryan Prox, an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Criminology, and Officer in Charge of Crime Analytics for Vancouver Police Department; Cynthia Khoo, research fellow at the Citizen Lab; and Kate Robertson, a criminal lawyer at Markson Law and a research fellow at U of T's Citizen Lab.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.