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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
Members of Coast Guard Station Juneau test their new Response Boat. Photo: PO1 Jon-Paul Rios
A CH-149 Cormorant helicopter sits at the Jarvis Lake SAR Training Facility. (Photo: LS Zachariah Stopa)
8 Jun – US Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads 2,116 lbs of marijuana. Photo: PO2 Ashley Johnson
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
American Medical Response in Santa Barbara, California. Photo: Patric Lausch
Search and rescue helicopter on the Maltese islands. Photo: Gailen Borg
771 NAS Search and Rescue. Photo: Ian McClure
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IN THE NEWS

Nov 19

The greatest threats currently facing the NATO alliance are Russian aggression in and around the Ukraine and violent extremism in the Middle East, NATO deputy secretary general Rose Gottemoeller told Global News.

Nov 19

With a federal election less than a year away, Canada’s defence minister is warning voters they will be targeted by online cyber-attacks and fake news as Russia steps up its efforts to undermine western democracies.

Nov 15

Canada will be hosting NATO's 64th Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly from 16-19 November 2018 at the Halifax Convention Centre. Parliamentarians from the 29 NATO member countries will debate and adopt resolutions on the High North, hybrid warfare, burden sharing, deterrence, trade, energy, the South, defence innovation, and Russian election meddling.

Nov 15

Leonardo DRS has appointed John Baylouny as executive vice president and chief operating officer – a position that oversees the execution of program operations across all eight of the company’s business sectors.

Nov 15

Rep. Adam Smith – set to become the next chairman of the House Armed Services Committee in the new Congress – and other Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday they hope to use their party’s takeover of the House to check the Trump administration’s expansive policies toward nuclear weapons.

Nov 14

A man who sought refugee protection in Canada but was detained and eventually deported after authorities learned he had a criminal record, now wants to change the laws of Canada. Currently, migrants who do not hold Canadian citizenship can only challenge detention through an immigration tribunal or a judicial review. His lawyers want to give migrants being held in detention the ability to challenge their imprisonment in front of a judge.

Nov 14

Three used icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard will cost 30 per cent more than the federal government previously said – an increase that officials have blamed on tariffs and fees, but one expert says is proof of a lack of planning.

Nov 13

Applications for a competition to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will enable an autonomous drone to win a race against a pilot-operated drone opened today. Applications are being accepted until 28 Feb 2019, and teams will be competing for more than U$2 million in prizes from the Lockheed Martin competition.

Nov 13

Some Canadian military search and rescue helicopter crews on the east coast have been temporarily relocated after asbestos dust was found in one of the buildings used by the squadron.

Nov 12

Nova Scotia's police chiefs are shining a spotlight on drink tampering, after several high-profile cases of suspected druggings in downtown Halifax. At a meeting this fall, members of the Nova Scotia Chiefs of Police Association agreed to make the issue a priority, focusing on community education and prevention.

Nov 12

Anti-gang advocate Sukhi Sandhu says he will be watching closely as the new city council in Surrey, B.C., attempts what many local governments before have considered but few have done: replacing its RCMP with a municipal police force.

Nov 12

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians paused at memorials and cenotaphs across the country and around the world to silently remember those who gave their lives in conflict and to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Nov 10

A Canadian citizen residing in Lebanon was one of two people arrested October 8th after they traveled to a Seattle warehouse and began hiding firearms in a vehicle they planned to ship to Lebanon. The two were charged with conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act.

Nov 09

Experts are warning Canada that working with Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is a grave “mistake” after an explosive Australian report last week alleged the company had hacked a foreign network and shared the information with Beijing.

Nov 09

The federal government is dedicating $86-million over the next five years to detection dogs, X-ray technology, ballistics testing and other measures to stifle rising gun violence. The funding is part of a $327.6-million commitment the government made last year to combat gun and gang violence.

Nov 08

The Government wants to collect your individual banking transactions and sensitive personal identification information such as your bill payments, cash withdrawals and account balances, but the plan has been put on hold.

Nov 08

In a Facebook status posted today, father of murdered eight-year-old Tori Stafford says he has been told her killer, Terri-Lynne McClintic, is back behind bars following her controversial transfer to a healing lodge in Saskatchewan earlier this year.

Nov 08

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) will be launching an online consultation portal to seek industry views on how it conducts its assessment of export permits. The focus will inform the assessment of risks and implications of proposed exports with respect to human rights, Canada’s foreign and defence policy and national security considerations.

Nov 08

Transportation Safety Board is investigating an accident at Halifax International Airport after a 747 cargo aircraft crashed off the end of a runway early Wednesday morning – the second runway accident since 2015. High winds at the time of the accident may have contributed to the cause.

Nov 08

A shooting erupted at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Eyewitnesses say the shooter, a former marine, opened fire in a packed bar during college night. Responding first to the call was sheriff's deputy Sgt. Ron Helus who was one of those gunned down and killed.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(Nov 04)
Scott Newark's picture

Canadians were rightly outraged recently when disturbing news was revealed by the grief-sticken father of a brutally murdered young girl. The Government needs to learn from this case and take specific and substantive actions outlined here.

(Nov 04)
Scott Newark's picture

In response to the increase in asylum seekers, CBSA has substantially increased its targets for actual removals of non-citizens who have been ordered removed/deported from Canada.

(Oct 31)
BRENNAN CENTER's picture

Some in U.S. federal law enforcement suggest they don’t have the authority to use existing terrorism laws to prosecute domestic right-wing violence, but nothing could be further from the truth, says a former FBI agent.

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