President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. Trump says retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg who had been his acting adviser, will now serve as the National Security Council chief of staff.
Canada’s financial watchdog has sent more than 100 disclosures to police in the past year on human trafficking in a quiet new initiative that targets traffickers by following their money.
Rick Smith says he encountered racism on a daily basis during the 30 years he served on the Halifax police force. The city has Canada's most diverse force, with 12 percent of its members either indigenous or visible minorities but Smith said recruitment was still a challenge.
Illegal border crossers leave Champlain, New York and cross into Canada, to be greeted by immigration officials, Mounties and video cameras.
Two Conservative MPs are calling on the federal government to act to stop the flow of people illegally crossing the United States border into Canada. Michelle Rempel and Tony Clement tweeted on Sunday that illegal crossings are unsafe and place a burden on local law enforcement.
RCMP arrested 22 people overnight Saturday and Sunday in Emerson, Manitoba after they illegally crossed the border. More than 1000 people have been detained after crossing from the United States since December, mostly in Manitoba and Quebec.
Richard Fadden, who led the Canadian Security Intelligence Service from 2009 to 2013 says President Trump and the people around him fail to take basic security precautions. Fadden said people in the White House appear to be careless displaying documents and using smartphones.
Canadian intelligence agencies could end up feeling the pain of the bruising political fight unfolding in Washington over leaks and the alleged ties of some in the Trump administration to Russia, experts warned on Thursday.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has responded to criticism of its policing in northern British Columbia by the Civilian Review and Complaint Commission. The force says the agency found no systemic misconduct by members and that it has already implemented 26 of 31 recommendations.
The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission says the Mounties are failing to keep track of their use of force when dealing with suspects. The force has required written reports about the use of force for seven years but has never done systematic reviews of those reports.
From hiring security guards to installing close-circuit cameras, Montreal area mosques are looking for ways to ensure worshippers feel safe following the attack in Quebec City that left six men dead.
As U.S. President Donald Trump eyes border security, the Trudeau government is investing millions to offset growing pressures along the Canada-U.S. border, including organized crime and the threat of terrorism.
The federal government is trying to sell a decades-old former Coast Guard ship for as little as $250,000 despite spending $6.8-million on major repairs to the vessel only eight years ago, according to The Hill Times.
Last week, after a series of communications between the Globe and Mail, the RCMP and the office of the public safety minister, the newspaper stated the force did not plan to audit sexual assault cases. In fact, a review was underway and the Globe soon changed its story.
Ottawa company Advanced Property eXposure Inc. has developed technology that delivers information about buildings directly to first responders' smartphones and tablets. Software manages the collection and delivery of relevant content while emergency operations are underway.
Hamas has named a shadowy militant commander as its new leader in the Gaza Strip, placing one of the Islamic group’s most hardline figures in charge of its core power base.
Monday's muted climate message came as no surprise to Green party Leader Elizabeth May, who supported Trudeau's climate change efforts in Paris.
Gun industry seeks to ease government restrictions on silencers.
Having someone make swift decisions would save time and money on the National Shipbuilding Strategy, according to the government’s two key shipbuilders. Both Irving Shipyard in Halifax and Seaspan in Vancouver have recommended Ottawa take a page from other seafaring nations and hire someone to act as a single point of accountability and decision-making in shipbuilding.
Rights group accuses Syria of eight chemical attacks, killing at least nine people during offensive to retake key town.
A suicide bomber struck police escorting a protest rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, killing at least 13 people and wounding nearly 60 in an attack.
If one California congressman has his way, the US Coast Guard will begin asking for what it needs to grow into a more effective force and begin building a fleet of six Arctic icebreakers.
Volunteer firefighters and search and rescue members will get a $3,000 tax credit, the B.C. government announced Saturday. The province plans to introduce the tax credit — which would provide a benefit of up to $151.80 each year — as part of the 2017 budget.
Until a blizzard turned Cape Breton into an silent landscape of empty streets and smoking chimneys, Peter McIsaac, the chief of police for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, was slated Tuesday to make a pitch for new headquarters.
A human trafficking awareness coordinator with the RCMP yesterday instructed future educators studying at McGill University on how young women and teenage girls are recruited to work as prostitutes and what indicators to look for if they suspect it is happening with a student.
If Canada is successful in working with the new Trump administration to achieve mutual security objectives, that could well have positive influence on how economic issues unfold, including cross-border trade.
Defeating the physical ISIS caliphate is an achievable goal but addresses none of the underlying causes and it would not end the conflicts of the region.