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Fire investigation training goes digital with new simulator

Last updated on June 14th, 2022

Developed in partnership with Centre for Digital Media and District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Fire investigation training has taken a digital step forward with Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC)’s development of a new gamified learning experience to better prepare students to investigate fires. The new fire investigation simulator, dubbed FlashoVR, offers…

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Meet the ‘Detector Dogs’ Keeping Contraband Out of Canadian Prisons

As the substance abuse crisis continues to rage across Canada, correctional institutions across the country are feeling the strain. According to a 2020 report by Dalhousie University, opioid-related deaths inside correctional facilities are on a steady incline. In 2017 alone, there were 70 overdoses inside Canadian prisons. A 2016 report by CMAJ Open found that…