COVID-19: Peterborough reports 50th death, 20 in hospital, cumulative cases exceed 5,000 – Peterborough | The Canadian News

Peterborough Public Health reported a COVID-19 death for the second day in a row, as cumulative cases since the pandemic was declared have exceeded more than 5,000 for the regional health unit. The health unit’s COVID-19 tracker, issued at 4:42 p.m., reported the following data for the jurisdiction of Peterborough, Peterborough County, Curve Lake First […]

Edmonton police using facial recognition software to search ‘mugshot database’ | The Canadian News

The Edmonton Police Service now has access to a facial recognition software called NeoFace Reveal, which it believes will help identify suspects in criminal investigations. Supt. Warren Driechel, who’s in charge of EPS ‘Information Technology Division, said the software went live at the start of 2022 in a “limited production environment,” but did not say […]

Professor in New Brunswick says far right used truck convoy as an opportunity – New Brunswick | The Canadian News

An associate professor at the University of New Brunswick who studies extremists and extremism in Canada says the minority actors who participated in the truck convoy that landed in Ottawa used it as an opportunity. The truck convoy, which originally protested against vaccine mandate for truck drivers, had moments that shocked many Canadians, including contempt […]

Regina Restaurant Week 2022 serving ‘everything from delicious meals to bar food’ – Regina | The Canadian News

Eleven restaurants in the city center will be part of this year’s Regina Restaurant Week (RRW) which will offer selected meals at excellent prices. The Regina Downtown Business Improvement District (RDBID) proclaimed RRW from February 1-14 this year. Read more: ‘A big hit’: Regina and businesses in the area respond to new round of COVID-19 […]