B.C.'s civil liberties group to survey election-law issues

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 19:11:02 +0000

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association wants to hear from organizations across Canada about how federal elections laws affected their freedom of expression during the recent federal election. The association said Wednesday it has heard complaints from groups about problems with the third party advertiser reporting rules. The association is “concerned about a chill on organizations” […]

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B.C.'s civil liberties group to survey election-law issues

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 19:11:02 +0000

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association wants to hear from organizations across Canada about how federal elections laws affected their freedom of expression during the recent federal election. The association said Wednesday it has heard complaints from groups about problems with the third party advertiser reporting rules. The association is “concerned about a chill on organizations” […]

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B.C.'s civil liberties watchdog to survey election-law issues

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:37:01 +0000

The BC Civil Liberties Association wants to hear from organizations across Canada about how federal elections laws affected their freedom of expression during the recent federal election. The association said Wednesday it has heard complaints from groups about problems with the third party advertiser reporting rules. The association’s acting executive director Maggie Knight said they […]

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Conservatives take back Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge

Credit to Author: Glenda Luymes| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:28:12 +0000

Two traditionally blue ridings north of the Fraser River returned to the Conservatives on Monday night

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Machine Learning Has Had Prejudice Problems, So Why Would An AI Velociraptor Be Immune?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 02:00:14 +0000

How machine learning models actually perceive things and work can lead to unexpected outcomes, including a bigoted robotic velociraptor

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Advance polling turnout in Canada up an estimated 29 per cent

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:03:19 +0000

Elections Canada says voter turnout in advance polling over the long weekend was up compared with the last federal election. Chief electoral officer Stéphane Perrault says according to the preliminary figures, some 4,700,000 electors voted at the advance polls over four days in Canada. Perrault says this is a 29 per cent increase from the 3,657,415 […]

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