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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)
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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

May 22

Trudeau is expected to announce Wednesday that the federal government is buying two more Arctic patrol ships on top of the six it has already ordered from Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding. However, unlike the first six ships being built for the Navy, a government source said the seventh and eighth will be built for the Canadian Coast Guard.

May 22

Chris Williams is one of dozens of cases in which the RCMP has removed, or is trying to remove, members with disabilities, Global News has learned. An RCMP spokesperson denies a campaign to dismiss members with disabilities, saying the force makes “every effort to accommodate … dismissal is a last resort.”

May 17

New details are emerging about how organized crime may have first made its way into B.C. casinos. Former casino dealer supervisor spills the beans on how relaxed government regulations immediately attracted high-rollers and money-launderers.

May 17

Canada intends to introduce a new digital charter to combat hate speech, misinformation and online electoral interference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a technology conference in Paris on Thursday.

May 16

Auditor General found that the CBSA has no quality-assurance program to ensure that all the proper screening procedures have been completed for all refugee claims. In the face of repeated Liberal assurances that “every single person crossing our borders, whether legally or illegally, gets processed according to all our rules", the audit found files that contained errors and omissions, and flagged some 400 claims where required biometric checks for criminality or identity were not completed.

May 16

Defects have been identified in the Ottawa Police communications system operated by Bell. A defective portable radio "shoulder extension" was recently identified, but no final determination has yet been made on why the radio appeared to fail.

May 15

The Canadian government awarded MDA a $39 million 10-year contract for a new space-based search and rescue technology. The MDA facility in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, will design, build and deliver 10 search and rescue repeaters for DND’s Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) system.

May 14

To keep Vice-Admiral Mark Norman dangling for so long required an extended display of amateur-hour tomfoolery on the part of people at the topmost levels in several wings of the federal administration. Best case scenario is incompetence; worst case is intentional scapegoating. Either way, public trust is in tatters.

May 14

Three people were killed after two sightseeing airplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided in midair Monday near a southeast Alaska town, the Coast Guard said.

May 14

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces will remain in Quebec a while longer to help flood victims as this year's spring thaw continues to wreak havoc in parts of the province.

May 13

Police are scrambling to keep pace with criminals who are coming up with creative ways to supply Canada's black market with firearms.

May 10

More than $7-billion in dirty money was washed through British Columbia’s economy last year – driving up the cost of buying a home by at least 5 per cent, according to reports released on Thursday by the B.C. government.

May 09

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced the launch of a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) for use in Atlantic Canada.

May 08

When the U.S. trade commissioner Mike Pompeo called Canada’s claim to a major future Arctic shipping route “illegitimate” on Monday, it revived a long-standing feud that could become increasingly heated in coming years as new northern trade corridors open up.

May 06

A second satellite will be launched on July 24th to provide a redundant back-up to the world’s first optical fibre network of geostationary satellites in the sky.

May 06

North Korea test fired several short-range projectiles Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, according to South Korean officials.

May 06

A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least at least 40 people died, officials said.

May 06

After a national survey by the Canadian Journalism Foundation found that many people find it challenging to distinguish between real and fake news, the organization has received a grant to study the problem and create more effective filtering tools.

May 02

BAE Systems has flown its Magma 'blown-air' technology demonstrator for the first time. The sub-scale UAV that the company developed in collaboration with the University of Manchester uses a new blown-air system to manoeuvre, removing the need for conventional flight control surfaces that use moving parts.

May 01

The federal government is awarding Davie Shipyards a contract worth more than $7.1 million to refit the Canadian Coast Guard's largest icebreaker. The refit of the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent is the latest contract awarded to Davie amid complaints from the Quebec shipyard about a lack of work.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(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.

(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?

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