Ontario to fund Toronto-Windsor high-speed rail
Ontario has committed an initial investment of more than C$11 billion ($8.6 billion) to make high-speed rail service between Toronto and Windsor a reality as early as 2025.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Info-Tech in London on April 6 to highlight the investment that the province said would connect communities and create jobs and economic growth across Southwestern Ontario.
Elon Musk Predicts Artificial Intelligence Will Spawn An ‘Immortal Dictator’ Who Will End Humanity
Technological innovator Elon Musk is warning humanity that artificial intelligence could one day reach sentience and create for itself an immortal dictatorship “from which we can never escape.”
Speaking to documentary filmmaker Chris Paine, Musk predicted that so-called “super-intelligence” could one day easily outpace its human programmers and take over the world, ultimately subjugating humanity to its robot wishes.
How to tell if Cambridge Analytica stole your Facebook data
“Finally, starting on Monday, April 9, we’ll show people a link at the top of their News Feed so they can see what apps they use — and the information they have shared with those apps,” Facebook wrote in a press release. “People will also be able to remove apps that they no longer want. As part of this process, we will also tell people if their information may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica.”
WALSH: 7 Deadly Objects London Must Ban Next If It Wants To Survive
London is dealing with a wave of violence — its murder rate now topping New York City’s — in spite of the fact that guns are banned in the city. Fortunately, London’s mayor is on the case, instituting strict new knife control policies. As Mayor Sadiq Khan put it: “there is never a reason to carry a knife.”
There are some in the pro-stabbing crowd who claim that a person may have literally dozens of non-murderous reasons to carry a knife. They may even argue that knives are a basic human tool, and have been for thousands of years, and probably every adult in the world uses knives on a regular basis. But this is the kind of propaganda you’d expect to hear from knife-wielding lunatics.
Canadians split over accepting Dreamers from U.S., survey finds
A B.C. public opinion research foundation says the majority of Canadians believe the U.S. should preserve a program allowing the children of undocumented migrants to remain in the country, while far fewer are willing to receive those who may become displaced.
A new public opinion survey from the Angus Reid Institute finds 64 per cent of Canadians say America’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program should remain.