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Unlicensed operators responsible for more near misses involving drones: study

June 6, 2017 Bill Graveland - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – A new study says there are more drones in the air than piloted aircraft and the numbers of close calls between the two continue to rise. The University of Calgary study, published online in the Journal of Unmanned

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Damages claim against provincial energy board a ‘dramatic jurisprudential development:’ Judge

January 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision leaves “open the possibility that members of a quasi-judicial regulatory board could be sued for damages” by someone accusing that board of violating their constitutional rights, a constitutional law professor told Canadian Underwriter

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Alberta privacy commissioner cannot compel production of records subject to solicitor-client privilege: Supreme Court

December 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A constructive dismissal lawsuit, against the University of Calgary, has led to a ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada that Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act does not require a public body turn over records –

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University of Calgary professor using NASA satellite data to help forecast forest fires

July 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An engineering professor from the University of Calgary is using freely accessible satellite data from NASA to create five classes of forest fire risk to help accurately predict where these hazards might strike. Quazi Hassan, a geomatics engineering associate professor

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University of Calgary case highlights criminal demands for computer ‘ransom’

June 10, 2016 Steve Lambert - THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ransomware attacks, such as one that recently saw the University of Calgary pay cyber criminals $20,000 to unlock its computer systems, are on the rise around the globe. Government and industry experts say at small businesses, at hospitals and even

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University of Calgary pays ransom after attack on computer systems

June 8, 2016 The Canadian Press

CALGARY – The University of Calgary says it paid a ransom of $20,000 demanded after a recent cyberattack. The school says in a news release that staff were able to isolate some of the attack and are working to ensure

Janet Stein and Phil Corbeil, RIMS Conference Canada in Calgary Alberta

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March 1, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich

Janet Stein and Phil Corbeil, are co-chairs for the RIMS Canada Conference in Calgary, Alberta