A Pakistan International Airlines plane with more than 40 people on board crashed in the mountainous north of the country on Wednesday, police and the civil aviation authority said.
The Liberal government will announce the winner of a multi-billion dollar program for new search and rescue aircraft on Thursday, even as industry sources say aerospace giant Airbus has won the deal. The Airbus C-295 was selected over the C-27J built by the Italian firm, Leonardo.
President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate retired Marine General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Kelly, the former head of the U.S. Southern Command, has accepted the offer, CBS said, citing unidentified sources.
A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.
Lawrence McLarty, already an eight year police veteran in Jamaica, joined the Toronto force in 1960. He was an original member of the Emergency Task Force.
Defence scientists have developed a smartphone app that could be used to prevent dazzling mid-air laser attacks on pilots. The danger from people shining hand-held laser pointers into cockpits is so high that earlier this year a pilots’ union called for the devices to be classed as offensive weapons.
Firefighters in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside have seen their call volume double due to soaring overdose rates, prompting their union to demand additional resources to fight the crisis.
Privacy commissioners from across the country will tell the Trudeau government today to make respect for personal information a cornerstone of its revamped national security policy.
In a social media posting, the Kensington, P.E.I. police threatened to play Nickelback music to drunk drivers on their way to jail. Now, with remarks about the immorality of bullying, no matter the target, the force has apologized to the band and removed the post.
The RCMP has admitted an employee backdated the response to an access to information request from Canadian Press by five months. The employee falsified a note and the date on the response to explain why it was late.
The Boston Police Department is taking heat from civil liberty groups for plans to spend up to $1.4 million on new threat monitoring software.
Canadian security agencies responsible for vetting the thousands of Syrian refugees who have been arriving in Canada since late last year have been using a “robust” and “multi-layered” security check process that includes consulting U.S. Homeland Security databases.
Over the weekend, Saskatchewan RCMP officers went online to mark National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day. Once an hour for 24 hours, Mounties shared their experiences with drunk drivers.
Europol has warned that militants from so-called Islamic State (IS) will aim to step up attacks on European targets, as they face defeat in the Middle East.
Canada wants to work with the United States to face the "challenge" posed by Russia, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Thursday. The minister said Canada and the U.S. have a shared interest in dealing with Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
Jim Carr, the federal natural resources minister says his government will use police and military forces for ensure opposition to new pipelines remains peaceful. The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Line 3 replacement both received approval Tuesday.
There have been five fatal shootings by Calgary police this year. Ritesh Narayan, a criminologist at Mount Royal University said there is a disconnect between police training and what happens in the field.
Search and rescue crews are looking for more possible victims of the devastating Tennessee wildfires. The death toll rose to seven after the discovery of three more bodies in the ruins. Officials say the fire was likely "human-caused."
Canada's borders have become less porous in the wake of a CBC News investigation that revealed a major security gap in the way passengers were being screened before being allowed into Canada. In the past 12 months since new screening measures came into effect in November 2015, CBSA apprehended 3,067 people with outstanding criminal arrest warrants at border crossings.
Canada’s outgoing federal prisons ombudsman is probing the use of rubber bullets by staff after correctional officers shot and injured an inmate whose unlawful stay in solitary confinement was recently reported in The Globe and Mail.
During an August RCMP anti-terror operation in Strthroy, Ontario, suspect Aaron Driver was shot and killed. An investigation by Strathroy-Caradoc police and the Ontario Provincial Police concluded the shooting was justified.
Severe weather slamming the Carolinas is the latest in a series of violent storms ripping through the South. In just over a day, more than a dozen tornadoes hit Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama causing widespread damage. Five people have been killed.
Renu Mandhane, the Ontario human rights commissioner, told the Ottawa police services board that changes of racial profiling against the city's force cannot be explained away. She told the board police should stop 'fishing' with traffic stops in neighbourhoods that already feel over-policed.
On Facebook, the Kensington, PEI police service has made it clear they will throw the book - or at least the lyrics and music - at drunk drivers. On the way to jail, they will listen to 'Silver Side Up', Nickelback's third album.
Tennessee – A raging wildfire continued to burn Tuesday in Gatlinburg, killing three people, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses, and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents, Sevier County's mayor said. More than 150 homes have been destroyed so far.
Criminal actors have adopted a converged approach to illicit operations, easily moving across borders and transitioning seamlessly between human trafficking, cybercrime, fraud, and other opportune activities.
The Liberals have taken an unprecedented step in its draft RFP for what is probably the largest procurement in Canadian history, specifying that companies (and contractors) interested in bidding must not engage in advertising their qualifications.
A recent report from the International Financial Action Task Force, originally formed by the G-7 countries in 1989, found Canada lacking in some international standards.
From all facets across the political spectrum, Donald Trump has been described as both the best and worst thing to happen to U.S. politics.