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VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s largest emergency dispatch centre has released a list of unnecessary calls it received this year, ranging from someone reporting a lost jacket to a retailer refusing to redeem a coupon.
SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The New Brunswick Police Commission’s handling of a probe into a senior police officer’s conduct in the murder investigation of millionaire businessman Richard Oland is an example of its “complete disregard of legislative rights,” the head of the New Brunswick Police Association says.
TORONTO — A uniquely violent year in Toronto marked by a major surge in gun-related crimes saw police seize an unusually high number of handguns from city streets, the force’s chief said Thursday.
Acts of terrorism are harrowing and can cause extensive damage and tragic deaths, and they have been occurring with alarming frequency over the last decade.
HALIFAX — The Hells Angels have re-established an evolving presence in Atlantic Canada, although experts say they have not expanded their roster of full-patch members since first reappearing in the region more than two years ago.
TORONTO — The federal government has not ruled out further restrictions or even an outright ban on handguns to combat gun-related violence, Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair said on Thursday as he announced funding to address youth crime in Toronto.
EDMONTON — A class-action lawsuit filed in an Edmonton court alleges RCMP in the three northern territories regularly assault and abuse Indigenous people.
Airbus has delivered Canada’s first H145 helicopter to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The aircraft will be based in Langley, BC, and support operations throughout the province. This new aircraft delivery builds on Airbus' dominant helicopter position in Canadian law enforcement, where it claims to have captured 83 per cent of the market.
The flying cars depicted in science fiction classics such as “Blade Runner” and “The Fifth Element” have long been seen as flights of fancy, but their arrival is closer than you think.
New rules that increase penalties for drunk driving and expand police powers to demand breath samples take effect across Canada on Tuesday, with some predicting the law will face a series of legal challenges.
MONTREAL — A lawyer working on behalf of the Black Coalition of Quebec is seeking approval for a class action lawsuit against the city of Montreal for alleged racial profiling practices by the police.
OTTAWA — As the number of irregular asylum seekers arriving in Canada appears to be slowing, work is quietly underway to speed up refugee processing and address a major backlog of asylum claims that has been growing steadily since early 2017.
TORONTO — The man selected to become the next Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner has rescinded his resignation from the Toronto police force and will return to his old job.
OTTAWA — Public health officials across the country are seriously considering increasing the supply of safer opioids to quell a crisis that newly released data show helped claim more than 2,000 lives in the first half of the year.
TORONTO — Police forces in cities across Canada investigated multiple bomb threats on Thurs-day as authorities in the U.S. said similar threats sent to dozens of locations appeared to be a hoax.

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