IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut’s health minister says more than one Arctic community is at a crisis point dealing with social problems.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will be working with OffenderWatch, a public safety sex offender registry network in the United States, to modernize the Canadian National Sex Offender Registry. This marks the first time OffenderWatch, headquartered in Covington, La., has worked with a law enforcement agency outside of the U.S.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released NFPA 3000TM (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program to help communities “holistically deal with the fast-growing number of mass casualty incidents that continue to occur throughout the world.”
TORONTO — Ontario researchers have teamed up to test a portable device that can detect the presence of potentially deadly fentanyl in street drugs and deliver the results in mere seconds.
BRANDON, Man. — The Brandon Police Service in Manitoba now has a force simulation lab to train officers how to respond appropriately to different scenarios.
VICTORIA — A Victoria event venue has hired a so-called consent captain to help prevent sexual harassment and assaults as bars and nightclubs across Canada grapple with how to respond to the #MeToo movement.
The Manitoba government has named new appointee Steven Hennessey to the Winnipeg Police Board.
Kongsberg Geospatial, a geospatial visualisation software company, and Arctic UAV, a UAS (unmanned aerial system) service provider in the Canadian Arctic, have announced that the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS UAS situational awareness application has been adopted by Arctic UAV to enhance their BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) operations.
TORONTO — Ontario’s top court has dismissed the appeal of a Toronto police officer convicted of attempted murder in the fatal shooting of a troubled teen on an empty streetcar, ruling Monday that Const. James Forcillo took “unnecessary and excessive” action during the encounter.
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