Imagine taking a doctor into your confidence in a hospital emergency room, only to discover that someone else is recording the conversation on a smartphone. One of British Columbia’s busiest hospitals is wrestling with that very problem, and the someone else happens to be the local police.
WHITEHORSE — The legal age for the consumption of recreational marijuana would be set at 19 in Yukon under proposals released Monday by the territory’s government.
The Red Friday program (Remember Everyone Deployed) was re-launched in Markham, Ont., in November 2017 as a national program that now includes first responders.
The Sky Guys have teamed up with NVIDIA, IBM and the University of Toronto to be awarded $750,000, from Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), as part of the Small Business Innovation Challenge (SBIC). The group will work closely with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled drone solution to monitor Ontario’s 400-series highways in response to the Vehicle Occupancy Detection Problem Statement.
The Ontario government caused quite the stir with the announcement of how it plans to modernize its policing framework.
TORONTO — The fatal fentanyl overdose of a Toronto drug squad officer has the police force considering what more it could be doing to support those working in its high-risk units.
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has finally unveiled Canada’s long-awaited commitment to United Nations peacekeeping efforts, and it’s getting mixed reviews. Some observers wonder if it will be enough to help Canada secure a coveted UN Security Council seat in 2021. Here are five things to know about the federal government’s plans:
MONTREAL — Though she’s only 22, Constable Pamela Stevenson is undoubtedly one of her northern Quebec police force’s most coveted new recruits.
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — An Abbotsford, B.C., police constable killed in the line of duty was remembered as dedicated and caring, a man who had a gut-busting sense of humour and a dislike for guns.
TORONTO — Police dogs in Toronto will be getting armoured vests designed to protect them from sharp weapons.
TORONTO — What is nearly imperceptible, leaks important secrets and can keep Canada’s top bankers up at night?
TORONTO — The editor and publisher of a controversial Toronto publication are facing hate-related charges, one of which had never been laid previously in Ontario.
LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., are warning the public after learning two drug samples seized in the city have tested positive for the deadly opioid carfentanil.
TORONTO — A report by staff at Canada’s largest school board recommends eliminating a controversial program that placed police officers in certain Toronto schools after finding the scheme left some students feeling intimidated or uncomfortable.
WASHINGTON — Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, according to FBI statistics released Monday.
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