If you drink a mug or shot in a park, EPS will know
This week we're brown-bagging our beverages during recording; no drinking allowed. At least in parks. Plus EPS actually procures facial recognition software.
Here are the relevant links for this episode:
- Alcohol in city parks needs more study, Edmonton councillors say
- Health advocates call on Edmonton council to cut off alcohol in parks pilot program
- Edmonton police using facial recognition software to search 'mugshot database'
- EPS is using facial recognition technology to identify suspects in criminal cases
- News Release: EPS implements NEC facial recognition solution to further investigations
- Facial Recognition (edmontonpolice.ca)
- Interim Report: Facial Recognition Technology in Canada
- Arizona DOT Operating Budget Requests
- Edmonton police unveil details on use of facial recognition technology
- Calgary police says it won't use social media in its AI technology
- OPS tested facial recognition software, but doesn't use it
Sohi / Kenney
- 'Too soon and too fast:' Mayor Sohi urging province to keep COVID-19 measures in place
- Edmonton has 'bare minimum needs' from province's budget: Sohi
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This week we highlighted Edmonton Public Schools, which is hosting virtual open houses for the 2022-23 school year. We also talked about the Boys and Girls Clubs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area, also known as BGCBigs. There's currently a need for mentors in many BGCBigs programs as well as virtual tutors who can support young people as they transition back to school.
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