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Romanian and Canadian military medical teams train together. (Cpl Duchesne-Beaulieu)
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A CH-149 Cormorant helicopter sits at the Jarvis Lake SAR Training Facility. (Photo: LS Zachariah Stopa)
USCG Cutter Polar Star after supporting Op Deep Freeze in Antarctica. Photo: PO2 Ali Flockerzi
Whidbey Island SAR MH-60S helicopter in the North Cascades National Park. Photo:Ignacio D. Perez
Firefighting crews from CAL FIRE fight the Garza Fire. Photo: Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza
771 NAS Search and Rescue. Photo: Ian McClure
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IN THE NEWS

Jul 19

A successful multi-layered operation conducted by York Regional Police over the past week aimed for the top  and punched mobsters right in their assets. Fifteen people have been arrested, one of whom is an alleged Mafia boss. The investigation reportedly stretched to Italy

Jul 18

Canadian border agents are turning away improperly-documented visitors to Canada in record numbers thanks to new guidelines that help intercept foreign nationals whom they have reason to believe will remain on a permanent basis or intend to work or study in Canada without proper visas.

Jul 18

Carleton University Professor Stephen Saideman has received a $2.5 million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to create an inclusive and innovative defence and security community.

Jul 18

In a move considered overdue by many, the World Health Organization has finally declared the Ebola outbreak in the Congo as an international health emergency.

Jul 18

A Calgary pediatrician facing charges of sexual assault and sexual interference of a minor is allowed to resume seeing patients, following a Court ruling that found the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta had overreacted in its effort to protect public safety.

Jul 17

Federica Mogherini, EU foreign policy chief, is again urging Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear treaty, and calls it a “global responsibility” to preserve and implement the deal.

Jul 17

A Turkish diplomat and a civilian were shot to death in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan Region. No one immediately claimed responsibility but Turkey has already vowed to retaliate.

Jul 16

Pending the outcome of an RCMP investigation, the University of Manitoba suspended Xiangguo Qiu, a Chinese researcher who has been recognized for her role in developing an Ebola vaccine. She was escorted from the high-security National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg earlier this month.

Jul 15

British computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing, whose work proved vital to the Allies in World War Two,will be featured on the new design of the Bank of England's £50 banknote. This will be the last of the Bank of England currency to be switched from paper when it enters circulation by the end of 2021.

Jul 15

Police in Nova Scotia seized 2,116 firearms in 2017 and 2018, according to the RCMP. Some were turned into police, but many were seized from suspects arrested for a variety of crimes.

Jul 15

A researcher and colleagues with ties to China were escorted out of the National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg 10 days ago amidst an RCMP investigation into a possible policy breach at a Level 4 virology facility. The NML is one of very few labs that work with the most serious and deadly pathogens such as the Ebola virus.

Jul 15

Chinese police in the city of Yantai have detained a Canadian citizen related to a drug case involving students. Global Affairs Canada is offering no further details. 

Jul 15

A disgruntled employee at Quebec-based financial institution, Desjardins, is being blamed for a data privacy breach affecting nearly 2.7 million individual customers and 173,000 businesses. The House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security recalled from parliamentary summer break July 15 to address concerns pending results of a police investigation.

Jul 12

The World Economic Forum says investors should push companies to prioritize cyber-security because attacks have almost doubled in the past five years. In a new report, the Switzerland-based WEC says initiatives have to go beyond regulatory compliance and legal obligations if investor confidence is to be sustained.

Jul 12

A recently-published KPMG survey of 1,300 chief executive officers worldwide, including 75 in Canada, indicates that there is a need to maintain an unwavering focus on cyber security. The “good news” according to KPMG is that Canada’s manufacturing sector is adept at adopting new technologies, materials and techniques to stay ahead of customer trends and market shifts.

Jul 12

A Russian scientist is planning to produce gene-edited babies, an act that would make him only the second person known to have done this. The international scientific community says such experiments should be banned until an international ethical framework can be established.

Jul 10

Calling the controversial practice of sexual conversion therapy "immoral" and "painful" the federal govt deflected a 18,000-signature petition in March calling for a national ban on the practice as a provincial and territorial issue. The govt is now considering changes to the Criminal Code to ban the practice.

Jul 10

Considered armed and dangerous, a man accused of murder in Texas is the subject of a Canada-wide warrant after sneaking across the border into Manitoba late last month.

Jul 09

The Frequentis multimedia communication platform, 3020 LifeX, was selected by German police as its control centre technology to meet the requirements for future emergency call and broadband radio communications.

Jun 21

Former Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose's bill to give mandatory sexual assault training to federally appointed judges is dead, thanks to some procedural manoeuvring in the Senate.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(May 24)
DAN DONOVAN's picture

A recent Léger Marketing poll surveyed 1,522 eligible Canadian voters. The results suggest that the electorate is looking for a new leader – and the Green party's Elizabeth May is seen as the most knowledgeable, ethical and balanced leader of the bunch.

(May 13)
Ken Pole's picture

According to David McGuinty, the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians’ 2019 activities will assess enforcement and admin of immigration and customs laws and privacy issues.

(May 08)

More than two years after breach of trust charges were laid against VAdm Mark Norman, the charges have officially been stayed in court. Norman has denied the charges all along, and has been in a long fight to defend his integrity.

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