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Romanian and Canadian military medical teams train together. (Cpl Duchesne-Beaulieu)
Canadian soldiers extinguish hot spots in British Columbia. (2018 Photo: MCpl Gerald Cormier)
Yellowknife: Canadian SAR Techs train for a major air disaster. (Photo: Erica Seymour)
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Members of Mourne Mountain Rescue Team (Ireland) assist a casualty.
Rescue workers respond in aftermath of Hurricane Florence
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

Mar 26

The family of a man killed by the RCMP say the Mounties' failure to invest in recruiting Inuktitut-speaking officers is partly to blame for their son's death.

Mar 26

Canadian peacekeepers were called upon to evacuate several wounded French soldiers in Mali earlier this month after their patrol was ambushed while hunting for militants along the border with Niger.

Mar 26

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won praise from gun control advocates around the world for her fast work in tabling new firearms restrictions following the Christchurch mosque massacre. Now, Ottawa is under heavy pressure to follow her lead.

Mar 25

Aspiring to prevent terrorism sooner, police are training frontline officers and community members to recognize the signs of violent extremism so that problems can be spotted and dealt with before they get out of hand,.

Mar 25

Alberta court rules in favour of Omar Khadr’s request to end his eight-year sentence for the killing of a U.S. soldier. He was granted bail in 2015 after appealing his U.S. conviction, but the appeal has not yet been heard. This ruling means that, even if he loses the appeal, he cannot be sent back to jail for this crime. In 2017, the Canadian government settled with Khadr for $10.5 million, and apologized for any role Canadian officials may have played in the abuses he suffered while in U.S. custody.

Mar 25

U.S. lawmakers have drawn battle lines over whether full nuclear modernization is worth the cost, and now they’re gathering ammunition.

Mar 25

An independent investigation will try to determine why the Canadian Coast Guard’s newest ship, the Sir John Franklin, struck the Ogden Point breakwater in Victoria, BC, on Friday.

Mar 25

Critics of a federal government online questionnaire on gun control say it suffered from vague questions and manipulation after results showed at least three-quarters of responses oppose new limits on access to handguns and assault weapons.

Mar 25

The prime minister’s bureaucrats are hoarding a trove of decades-old records that chronicle Canada’s Cold War intelligence history, say security researchers who are pushing to make the files publicly accessible.

Mar 24

The BC Government has announced $18.6 M in funding to support training and equipment for the mostly volunteer role of Ground Search and Rescue in BC. Will other provinces follow suit?

Mar 22

A Federal Court of Canada judge has declared it is “unconstitutional” for Ottawa to treat refugees from so-called “safe countries” differently from other refugees when it comes to being assessed to determine if deporting them would put them in danger. The public safety minister has until April 19th to file an appeal.

Mar 22

The Canadian government has added its voice to condemning an annual parade held in Latvia to honour members of the Nazi SS, warning it opposes such events glorifying Adolf Hitler’s regime.

Mar 21

Widespread devastation continues to hamper rescue operations as under-equipped aid agencies struggle to cope with the extensive damage inflicted by Cyclone Idai on central Mozambique. Tens of thousands of people are still stranded.

Mar 21

New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday.

Mar 21

An FBI agent who fights South American crime gangs says he expects the problem of Chilean burglars in Canada will worsen in the coming years.

Mar 20

Recent reports in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age of shortfalls in the manning and funding of the Australian Border Force’s Cape-class patrol boats and earlier exchanges in Senate estimates suggest that the seaborne element of Australia's civil maritime security effort is facing serious problems.

Mar 20

The Trudeau government is proposing to eliminate the federal agency in charge of traveller, baggage and worker security screening at airports. Buried in the budget is a clause noting that the government is "transitioning the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to an independent, not-for-profit entity."

Mar 19

Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, have issued a statement announcing Canada’s support to victim identification efforts following the tragic aircraft accident involving an Ethiopian Airlines flight.

Mar 18

Dutch police confirm one person has been killed and an unspecified number of others were wounded in a shooting on a tram in city of Utrecht. Heavily armed anti-terror officers have gathered in front of an apartment block close to the scene of a deadly shooting in the central Dutch city.

Mar 18

Last Friday, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada, announced three contracts totaling $48 million awarded to Winnipeg-based Magellan Aerospace, for LUU-2 illumination flares.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(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).

(Mar 12)
DAN DONOVAN's picture

After connecting the dots between Brison and SNC, we see how perfectly orchestrated this could have been... if it wasn't for The Globe blowing the lid off.

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