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Grizzly's death divides B.C. community

The death of grizzly bear in Bralorne, B.C., has divided the community after the massive animal was killed by conservation officers at the end of April. "Homer" the grizzly was well-known to locals,...

Cab driving riskier than police work

A violent clash over the weekend between a Montreal taxi driver and his fares that resulted in a man being struck by the cab is an all-too common example of the many angry confrontations cabbies face...

Man killed in Surrey, B.C.

Police cordoned off a residence in Surrey, B.C., Thursday as they investigated the homicide of a man within the stately home. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigati...
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Decimated In New Brunswick

Researchers at the New Brunswick Museum are reporting the largest bat population that hibernates in the province's caves has been wiped out by a deadly infection. Scientists say the white-nose fungus...

Leonard Cohen adds Canadian tour dates

Leonard Cohen has announced new tour dates for his album Old Ideas that includes 10 shows in Canada. This time the bard of Montreal is playing arenas, an unlikely venue for a musician given to intros...

Manitoba Sex Suspect Arrested In Spain

WINNIPEG - A man accused of sexual assaulting three boys in Manitoba in the 1980s has been arrested overseas after a police hunt that led through England, Ireland and finally Spain.Police say Iain Ken...
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Gangster Posters In B.C.?

Police should create posters to warn the public about gangsters shooting up the streets of Metro Vancouver in the ongoing drug wars, according to former Vancouver senior police officer and Vancouver S...

Radium ready for privatized hot springs

People living in Radium Hot Springs appear willing to take a dip into privatization, but don't want to plunge in head first. On Tuesday, Parks Canada announced its plans to private hot springs in thr...

Drug spending growth lowest in 15 years

Drug spending by Canadians in the public and private sectors slowed in 2011, reaching an estimated $32 billion, according to a new report. The Canadian Institute for Health Information's report, Drug...

Embattled MNA Tomassi resigns

Tony Tomassi, the Montreal MNA who was kicked out of cabinet and the Liberal caucus two years ago amid corruption allegations, is retiring from politics. The independent MNA for the Lafontaine ridin...

Giggles, M.D.: the life of a medical clown

MONTREAL - Nimrod Eisenberg never wanted to enter the family business — medicine.He went to theatre school against his parents' wishes. He worked as an actor, an acrobat and a circus clown — fields fa...
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Your Police Officer is not Your Therapist

The Ontario Government has announced they will review how the police respond to the mentally ill. This latest concern about an age-old problem has resulted from a number of fatal shootings involving the police and people with mental illness in Toronto. The police are not mental health professionals and they should not be expected to spend as much time as they do dealing with sick people.