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Privacy watchdog says RCMP's use of facial-recognition tool broke law

Privacy watchdog says RCMP's use of facial-recognition tool broke law

Clearview AI’s technology allows for the collection of huge numbers of images from various sources that can help police forces, financial institutions, and other clients identify people.
Keystone XL pipeline project cancelled by TC Energy after more than a decade of delays

Keystone XL pipeline project cancelled by TC Energy after more than a decade of delays

The Calgary-based company on Wednesday confirmed its decision to terminate the pipeline after conducting a comprehensive review of its options and consulting with the Alberta government. The government said its final costs are expected to be $1.3 billion.
Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

"Now that I think about it, I regret that I could have allowed the memorial to stay out longer to make it more visible, so people could have a sense of its importance."
Alberta announces funding for Naloxone kits, detox beds to treat opioid crisis

Alberta announces funding for Naloxone kits, detox beds to treat opioid crisis

Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Jason Luan said since January 2016, 350,000 injectable naloxone kits have been supplied and close to 26,000 overdose reversals have been reported in the province.
Missing 17-year-old recovered

Missing 17-year-old recovered

Search crews have recovered missing 17-year-old Aaron Thir who was swept away by the Beaver River on Saturday.
Airdrie-East MLA criticizes Kenney’s Sky Palace lunch photo

Airdrie-East MLA criticizes Kenney’s Sky Palace lunch photo

Airdrie-East MLA Angela Pitt once again took aim at her party’s leader on social media, after a photo of Premier Jason Kenney dining with colleagues at the Sky Palace, located in a government high-rise office in Edmonton, went viral.
City of St. Albert, Catholic school board to review naming policy in wake of Kamloops discovery

City of St. Albert, Catholic school board to review naming policy in wake of Kamloops discovery

Coun. Natalie Joly said the city’s naming policy should be updated to reflect the city’s commitment to reconciliation, which could mean changing street and neighbourhood names such as Grandin. 
Group of large oilsands operators commit to become net-zero emitters by 2050

Group of large oilsands operators commit to become net-zero emitters by 2050

The companies also plan to pilot emerging carbon reduction technologies around oilsands operations, such as direct air capture, which uses a mechanical system to extract carbon dioxide out of the air.
Military's failure on sexual misconduct feels like 'existential threat': HR officer

Military's failure on sexual misconduct feels like 'existential threat': HR officer

The senior officer responsible for human resources in the Canadian Armed Forces says the military’s repeated failure to address sexual misconduct in the ranks over the years has led to what feels like an "existential threat" to the institution.
Federal targeting of Muslim charities by CRA amounts to prejudice: civil liberties coalition

Federal targeting of Muslim charities by CRA amounts to prejudice: civil liberties coalition

The report says that from 2008 to 2015, 75 per cent of the organizations whose charitable status was revoked following division audits were Muslim charities, and that at least another four have had their status pulled since then. Despite these revocations, not a single Muslim charitable organization, or individual associated with one, has been charged with a terrorist financing crime.