Toronto police confirmed Thursday some of their officers were using Clearview AI, a powerful and controversial artificial intelligence tool that scrapes data from billions of images from the internet. Police spokesperson Meaghan Gray said in an email that some members began using the technology in October 2019.  Chief Mark SaundersRead More →

In a bustling kitchen at a Toronto-area community health centre, Hayfa Mousa pauses as she reflects on the last seven years of her life. Her eyes fill as she recalls the stress and isolation she felt before finally finding community and calm. Originally from Iraq, the 56-year-old cares for an adult daughter who underwentRead More →

High tech “super sniffers” using next-generation sensing technology and high-powered data crunching could help Toronto track down sources of odour and pollution, according to experts at a conference on air quality this week. Some of the new systems were on display at the third annual Air & Odour Management Conference andRead More →

Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp. lost $42 million in the latest fiscal year, according to newly released public documents. The provincial Crown corporation tasked with online sales and wholesale distribution of recreational pot reported revenues of $64 million for the year ended March 31, 2019. However, Ontario’s consolidated financial statements showRead More →