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Following consultation with auxiliaries, provincial, territorial and municipal partners and other stakeholders, the RCMP is implementing a new auxiliary model that includes three tiers. Provinces and territories will be able to choose one or a combination of the tiers based on local needs and circumstances.
Saskatoon Search and Rescue (SSAR), with financial assistance from the Saskatoon Police Service Foundation and support from the Saskatoon Police Service, is launching Project Lifesaver Saskatoon, which they hope will assist in increasing safety for people who are at risk to wander.
OTTAWA — Canada’s top military police officer is citing privacy concerns for the fact the Canadian Armed Forces have yet to make good on last year’s promise to revisit more than 160 cases of sexual assault previously deemed “unfounded.”
LONDON, Ont. — The police services board in London, Ont., is asking for public input as it moves to update its sexual assault investigation policies.
OTTAWA — The war on drugs may move to a new battlefield in Canada, if Liberal MPs get their way: the 2019 federal election campaign.
MONTREAL — Quebec’s provincial long-gun registry is set to come into effect on Monday — the one-year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting.
The Canada Border Services Agency ( CBSA) recently announced its intention to remotely monitor migrants via electronic ankle bracelets as an alternative to detaining them.
PEACE RIVER, Alta. — A fatality inquiry into an inmate’s suicide at an Alberta jail has concluded that regular showers should be considered a basic requirement or right.
MONCTON, N.B. — Nearly four years after the warm June night that saw three outgunned Mounties killed in a shooting spree, the RCMP was ordered Friday to pay $550,000 for failing to properly arm and train its members.
HALIFAX — Two RCMP doctors under police investigation allegedly abused their power over vulnerable young recruits who were “deeply afraid” that speaking out would damage their careers in the national police force, a lawyer who represents RCMP sexual-misconduct victims says.
RED DEER, Alta. — An Alberta man convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting has been fined $1,500 and must spend a year on probation.
Provincial police say last winter marked the highest number of snowmobile-related deaths the force has responded to in almost 15 years.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The police force in Thunder Bay, Ont., is looking for artists from an area First Nation to help design a display for the service’s headquarters in what it says is an effort to better reflect the community it serves.
TORONTO — A university in Toronto will teach members of the city’s police service about diversity and how to avoid bias, the force announced Monday, saying the initiative was part of its efforts to modernize.
VANCOUVER — Police appear to be cracking down on pop-up stalls selling marijuana while frustrations mount over the open-air market operating in a prominent square in downtown Vancouver.

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