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OTTAWA — It may have a scary name, but it’s intended to help — not frighten — already traumatized children.
Halifax filmmaker Cory Bowles’ first feature — about a black man torn about his role as a police officer — has been picked up for distribution in the U.S., where he says audiences are eager for honest depictions of the modern black experience.
OTTAWA — Less than two weeks before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to land in India, a popular Indian magazine has dedicated an issue to stories accusing Canada of being complicit in a rise in Sikh terrorism.
OTTAWA — The Trudeau government insists it’s on track to legalize recreational pot in July — but whether that means it will actually be on sale by then is uncertain.
A series of workshops about British Columbians’ rights when dealing with the RCMP are heading to the north, led by three organizations that often act as “watchdogs” of police, writes Kelowna Capital News.
OTTAWA -- Canada’s minister of Indigenous services is throwing her weight behind a bid to relocate an emergency call centre to a First Nation community in Nova Scotia.
VICTORIA — Pot and liquor sales won’t mix in British Columbia, but users will be allowed to toke up in some public spaces once marijuana is legalized later this year.
MONTREAL — The union representing Quebec’s special constables took the government to court Monday, seeking a judgment that would bolster their numbers across the province.
As police continue their search of properties that alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur accessed in the course of his work as a landscaper, the news coverage has centred on the fact that police are investigating at least 30 properties for evidence.
A member of Calgary Police Service’s District 1 Beat Team has temporarily traded his badge for his sled as he heads to the 2018 Winter Olympics, the service announced. This is believed to be the first time a serving member of the Calgary Police Service will compete in the Winter Olympics.
Most Canadians aged 18 years and older said they have some level of awareness about the opioid issue in Canada, stated results from Statistics Canada’s 2017 Survey on Opioid Awareness, released last month.
BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Peel police services board is looking at a windfall of nearly $800,000, but will have to wait seven years before spending it.
Fredericton’s police chief says the force is moving to better serve francophones following complaints two officers failed to fully comply with the Official Languages Act during a traffic stop last June.
VANCOUVER — Illicit drug overdoses claimed 1,422 lives in British Columbia last year, setting a new threshold for the crisis that has been fuelled by the powerful opioid fentanyl.
OTTAWA — At Anthony Morgan’s law office, the calls keep coming: parents of young black men hoping their son’s marijuana possession charge will be wiped clean when the country legalizes the drug this year.

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