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October 15, 2020

Using AI, Canadian city predicts who might become homeless | Reuters

"[E]ach person is given an identifying number which is run through the system along with other data, including their age, race, gender, military status, the kinds of city services they have accessed, and how often they sleep in shelters. Unlike most other AI systems, which produce their final conclusions without revealing the steps taken to get to them, London’s technology can explain how and why it reached assessments about an individual’s risk level"

Union leader labels Manitoba Tories vengeful for bill that he says undercuts workers' rights | CBC News

The Manitoba government is being accused of undermining public sector unions as it attempts to make it easier for employers to fire striking workers and for workers to dismantle their union representation.

Unifor creates Racial Justice Advocate program in historic deal with Ford | Unifor National

Unifor’s historic new collective agreement with Ford Motor Company did not just establish an economic pattern agreement with the Detroit Three Automakers, it also set a precedent by establishing a

Inside the Fall of the CDC — ProPublica

How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.

ETFO | Ontario Education Minister creates further chaos in schools, reopens door to nepotism and cronyism in teacher hiring practices

Toronto, ON – Education Minister Stephen Lecce is creating further chaos in Ontario’s schools and reopening the door to nepotism and cronyism by scrapping a regulation that ensures fair hiring practices for teachers, according to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).