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IN THE NEWS

Dec 07

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.

Dec 07

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.

Dec 07

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.

Dec 07

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.

Dec 07

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.

Dec 06

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.

Dec 06

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.

Dec 06

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.

Dec 06

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.

Dec 06

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.

Dec 05

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.

Dec 05

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.

Dec 05

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.

Dec 02

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.

Dec 02

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.

Dec 02

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.

Dec 02

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.

Dec 01

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."

Dec 01

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.

Dec 01

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.

Dec 01

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.

Dec 01

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.

Nov 30

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.

Nov 30

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.

Nov 29

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.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(Nov 18)

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.

(Oct 27)
Chris MacLean's picture

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. 

(Sep 27)
Norton Rose Fulbright's picture

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.

(Sep 16)
Casey Brunelle's picture

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.

(Aug 28)
Last year in Canada, organized crime syphoned off nearly $3B from the Canadian tax base. What are we doing about it? FrontLine examines this issue in a 3-part report.

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