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IN THE NEWS

Apr 24

Companies interested in providing a new icebreaker to the coast guard have been threatened by the Liberal government which is increasingly using gag orders to prevent details about proposed federal procurements from being reported on. The firms were told “Canada will take appropriate action” if they violate the ban on discussing the project with the news media.

Apr 24

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to pitch closer defence cooperation with Canada, among other things, when he visits Ottawa this weekend. One defence expert said that his visit is an attempt to gauge how serious the Trudeau government is about becoming more engaged in the Asia-Pacific region.

Apr 24

The Canada Border Services Agency is conducting a series of tests to learn if its human agents, and its passport-reading machines, are prone to discriminating against certain kinds of travellers.

Apr 23

The rural municipality and the town of Biggar, Sask., issued a state of emergency this morning after a large grass fire filled the area with smoke. On Monday afternoon, RCMP delared the fire out of control and were evacuating the area between Highways 4 and 51, as well as Tower and Duperow Roads.

Apr 23

The RCMP is embarking on a new recruitment strategy that will substantially alter the complexion of the national police force, replacing scores of traditional criminal investigators with civilians who have specialized skills to help pursue terrorists, cyber criminals, money launderers, drug traffickers and fraudsters, the National Post has learned.

Apr 22

Last week, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, announced the appointment of Mr. Charles Smith as Chairperson of the RCMP External Review Committee, an independent administrative tribunal that conducts impartial case reviews and issues findings and recommendations for appeal decisions in certain RCMP employment and labour relations matters.

Apr 22

About 200 CAF soldiers started filling sandbags and carrying out evacuations in Quebec’s Outaouais and Mauricie regions overnight Saturday, and by Sunday afternoon about 600 were on the job across the province.

Apr 22

Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across the country killed 290 people and wounded about 500. But there were warnings more attacks could come.

Apr 19

Police in Northern Ireland blamed militants opposed to British rule there for the killing of a young journalist who was covering a night of violent unrest in Londonderry. Police say the shooters are members from the New Irish Republican Army, a militant republican group formed several years ago from the merger of several splinter groups.

Apr 18

With waters already high, the Quebec city of Rigaud has launched emergency measures as the province braces for flooding from heavy rainfall expected this week. Other municipalities are warning residents who live along the water to prepare for flooding.

Apr 18

Authorities warn that water levels could exceed flood stage in parts of New Brunswick over the next few days.

Apr 18

While the amendment is a good idea, it won’t fix Canada’s main border problem: people flowing across from the United States at Roxham Road, the infamous spot that straddles New York State and Quebec, says Brian Lilley of the Toronto Sun.

Apr 18

A mechanic who came to Canada in 2015 has been found complicit in crimes against humanity for repairing vehicles for the so-called Islamic State. The Lebanese national made several trips to Syria to work on ISIS military vehicles and also supervised other ISIS mechanics. The Refugee Appeal Division has ruled he made a “knowing and significant contribution to ISIS,” making him ineligible for refugee status.

Apr 18

North Korea has test-fired a "new-type tactical guided weapon," its state media announced Thursday, a move that could be an attempt to register the country's displeasure with deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States without causing those coveted negotiations to collapse.

Apr 18

The world’s next hot spot theoretically could be its coldest. Atop the globe, the Arctic expanse is a new frontier for the United States and friends to fortify against an aggressive, ambitious Russia.

Apr 17

An Italian couple trying to escape the mafia, applied for asylum in Canada. After their claim was denied, they went o the run, but have now turned themselves in to Canadian authorities with the hope that the PRRA will save them from deportation and the violence they face back in Italy.

Apr 17

A Halifax councillor tried, and failed, on Tuesday to cut $500,000 of funding for an armoured police vehicle. "It would be shocking to me to allow the militarization of our police in Halifax," said Coun. Shawn Cleary.

Apr 16

Canada has formally joined a German-French coalition aimed at saving the international world order from destruction by various world dictators and autocrats – and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Apr 16

Scenes of anguish and bloodshed gripped Penticton on Monday, leaving four dead on what should have been just another day. Supt. Ted De Jager, commander of South Okanagan-Similkameen RCMP, said reports came in at 10:30 a.m. of a shooting outside a home in the downtown area.

Apr 16

A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(Apr 20)
Macdonald-Laurier Institute's picture

There is no reciprocated goodwill present in current Canada-China relations, writes Charles Burton. Are we deceiving ourselves with the idea that Canada can improve its economic prosperity through enhanced engagement, trade and investment with China?

(Mar 21)
Scott Newark's picture

Independence, transparency, and de-politicization are achievable improvements that can be made in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin case. Scott Newark examines and itemizes changes the government can implement to prevent similar scandals from erupting. 

(Mar 21)
Ken Pole's picture

The defence portion of the 2019 federal Budget includes renewing the Government's Middle East Strategy, and the security portion suggests changes to the business model of the Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA).

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