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Ontario cold case: DNA technology helps solve woman’s murder 25 years later, police say

Niagara police say they’ve solved a 25-year-old murder using DNA and genetic genealogy connecting the death of a Toronto woman to a suspect from Northern Ontario. Homicide investigators say DNA evidence has linked the death of then 26-year-old Nadine Gurczenski with a New Liskeard truck driver who died in 2017. …

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‘Got him!’ Missing Ontario man located using special helicopter technology

Descrease article font size Increase article font size York Regional Police say they were able to find a man who had gone missing from Markham, Ont., using special technology and a police air support helicopter. On Wednesday, officers in an Air2 helicopter obtained a Project Lifesaver signal about 1,000 feet …

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Innovation Sask to invest over $1M in agricultural tech companies – Saskatoon

Startups from across the province are aiming to make Saskatchewan a more tech-friendly place, with help from Innovation Sask. Tech companies whose products can help the province’s core industries, such as agriculture, will receive funding for research and development. Four companies will be receiving this round of funding, totalling a …

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Artificial Intelligence: Canada’s future of everything – National

Blink and you’ll get left behind. The AI revolution is here and it’s changing the world faster than anybody could have predicted. Whether that’s for better or worse depends on whom you ask. What’s undeniable is this — the only limitation on how AI will transform the world is us. …

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Drone hovering outside midtown Toronto condo raises privacy concerns – Toronto

After Lisa Graston spotted a drone hovering outside the window of her midtown Toronto high-rise condominium for the third time, she alerted neighbours. “It’s really unnerving and it really does sort of shatter any sense of privacy,” she said. Graston managed to snap a photo of the white drone with …

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School boards lacking formal policies for AI as students return to class – National

Some of the largest school boards across Canada will begin the new school year without formal policies on the use of artificial intelligence in the classroom, despite concerns about how the technology will impact learning and academic integrity. But while there seems to be wide consensus on the need for …

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Manitoba government allocates funds for new technology to help child abuse investigators – Winnipeg

Manitoba is once more looking to its criminal property forfeiture fund in an effort to better address incidents of child abuse across the province. Thousands of dollars from the fund will go to the RCMP, addressing various crime prevention measures and victim supports — specifically toward the installation of specialized …

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Pearson airport says 10,000 new hires, better technology have improved service – Toronto

By Nairah Ahmed The Canadian Press Posted July 18, 2023 6:09 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto’s Pearson airport says a staffing boost has significantly improved service, and issues that sparked chaos at Canada’s largest airport last summer have been addressed. The Greater Toronto Airports Authority …

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Artificial intelligence to be hot topic at Collision tech conference in Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 27, 2023 6:32 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO — As the Collision tech conference gets underway in Toronto, its chief executive expects much of the chatter at the event to focus on artificial intelligence. Paddy Cosgrave says most …

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Technology and base metal stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. markets also up

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 26, 2023 11:57 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Strength in the technology and base metal sectors helped Canada’s main stock index gain more than 100 points in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were also higher on the final …

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