Police Forces in Canada Are Quietly Adopting Facial Recognition Tech
Police in York and Peel regions are in the process of buying the technology, which has been shown to be racially biased.
A Crime-Fighting Police Tech 'Accelerator' in Edmonton Has Activists Worried
A partnership between police, venture capitalists, and big business wants to solve crime and social problems with technology. Activists and experts say it’s not that simple.
Family Doctors Report Increase in Mental Health Cases During Coronavirus Pandemic: Survey
Patients’ mental health is suffering, fear of COVID-19 is keeping people from seeking care and clinics are running short of equipment, a survey of Canadian doctors reveals.
My Biggest Coronavirus Fear Is My Kid's Mental Health
As daycare and activities are shut down, my exuberant 4-year-old has become moody and anxious. And the crisis hasn't even really hit yet.
The Future of Canadian Policing Is Turning Teachers Into Cops
Police in Canada’s capital are encouraging people to report ‘problematic behavior’ such as skipping school under a controversial policing model that’s been widely adopted across the country.
How the RCMP Dealt With the Media During a Suspected Terror Attack
Police scrambled to control the narrative around Aaron Driver’s death after shooting the terror suspect in 2016, documents show.
Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing
Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk' Database
The database includes detailed, but "de-identified," information about people's lives culled from conversations between police, social services, health workers, and more.
Andrew Scheer Demands Investigation into PMO’s Alleged Interference in SNC-Lavalin Case
A report alleges that then-Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould was fired for refusing to back off the prosecution of the construction giant.
This B.C. city is tackling gang violence by profiling high school students
The program in Surrey partners police with schools to identify kids who they say are at risk of becoming criminals.
Canadian child protection agencies say they won't treat weed differently now that it’s legal
Officials say they evaluate a parent's capacity to care for a child and drug use is one factor.
Canada’s in the middle of a great big weed shortage
Cannabis is legal, but most provinces don’t have anywhere near enough weed to meet demand.