IN THE NEWS

Feb 21, 2018 |

Police say at least 44 people were killed when a double-deck bus veered off a highway and tumbled 200 metres (about 650 feet) down a cliff in southern Peru.

Feb 21, 2018 |

An opposition senator in the Philippines said the death toll in the government's war on drugs has now surpassed 20,000 since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office in 2016.

Feb 21, 2018 |

Confronted by unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers, Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board says it is out of options to meet regulated timelines in the face of the backlog that is growing larger by the day.

Feb 21, 2018 |

Police said the fraud begins with the offer of employment from a questionable source on the Internet. In other cases, people posting résumés online are being offered random jobs by unfamiliar organizations or businesses.

Feb 21, 2018 |

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service turned to Twitter and fine dining to promote an upcoming Vancouver job fair: "A career at CSIS is like a jumbo eel sushi roll; taste unknown from the naked eye but pleasantly delicious once indulged."

Feb 21, 2018 |

Manitoba RCMP have arrested six people as part of an investigation into cocaine trafficking between Winnipeg and the Grand Rapids area in the central part of the province.

Feb 20, 2018 |

Family and friends of Toronto police officers rallied Monday to demand that the force address understaffing.The Toronto Police Association  says alleged understaffing endangers lives

Feb 20, 2018 |

An arrest has been made in the murder of Adrienne McColl 16 years after her body was found 85 kilometres from Calgary. Stephane Parent of Gatineau, Quebec was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree murder.

Feb 19, 2018 |

Two tourists became stuck on a snowy road in the Cape Breton Highlands Saturday after their GPS guided them to where they could not turn back. Police rescued them with the help of a front-end loader.

Feb 16, 2018 |

Female RCMP members are angered by a Facebook group apparently created by male Mounties which demeans women. RCMP leadership said it is "aware of some Facebook groups that may have been created by current or former employees that contain content that is inappropriate."

Feb 15, 2018 |

Seventeen people were killed at a Florida school on Wednesday afternoon in one of America’s deadliest school shootings. The former student charged in a deadly rampage is a troubled teenager who threatened and harassed peers, talked about killing animals, and posed with guns in disturbing photos on social media, according to students and neighbours.

Feb 15, 2018 |

Anti-corruption campaigners say it is easier to register a company in Canada than it is to get a library card. A new report says lax Canadian disclosure rules make it easy to conceal illicit transactions.

Feb 15, 2018 |

David Hofmann, a sociology professor at the University of New Brunswick is challenging the "lone-wolf terrorist" theory. By studying the 24-month period before terrorist attacks, his research maps the networks that a 'lone wolf' finds and creates.

Feb 15, 2018 |

The Quebec National Assembly has given the province's anti-corruption unit, L'Unité permanente anti-corruption (UPAC) more powers. Under new legislation, UPAC is recognized as a specialized police force and given wider jurisdiction.

Feb 14, 2018 |

After South Korea’s Olympic short-track speed skater Minjeong Choi was disqualified by the race judges, Canadian Kim Boutin moved into the bronze-medal position. Boutin’s Instagram account was soon flooded with the usual hideous vitriol and death threats.

Feb 14, 2018 |

A Toronto firefighter who mysteriously went missing while on a ski trip to upstate New York has been found "alive and in good health" in California, New York State Police said.

Feb 14, 2018 |

The fraudsters behind the so-called “one ring scam” place calls that appear to originate overseas and hang up quickly. Curious victims return the missed call and inadvertently agree to fees that get piled onto their monthly phone bill.

Feb 14, 2018 |

Police say the scheme involves a call from someone posing as a retailer claiming to alert the victim that their credit card account has been compromised. The victim is told to call 911 and their financial institution to report the fraud. However, when they hang up, the call has not been disconnected.

Feb 14, 2018 |

The Northwest Territories is looking at the creation of an RCMP unit to investigate 71 unsolved cases of missing and murdered persons. The three person unit would organize, catalogue, and investigate suspicious deaths, unsolved homicides, missing persons and unidentified human remains.

Feb 14, 2018 |

Almost a year and a half into its mandate, the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has still not asked many police agencies across the country for their records. Technological challenges have prevented the inquiry from reviewing police files it does have.

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