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OPP In Standoff With Armed Man

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada

Ontario Provincial Police have cordoned off a residential neighbourhood in Petawawa and deployed the force's tactical response unit as part of a...

OPP Defends Attack Ads

CBC | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Politics

It is not unusual to see organizations taking sides in an election campaign. But the position of one organization in the Ontario election has unearthe...

Police Turn Against Hudak

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Politics

The union representing Ontario Provincial Police has come out against Tim Hudak and the Progressive Conservatives. In two television commercials re...

Why Can't Victoria Police Be More Like Ottawa's Force?

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

Apparently the illegal scanning of licence plates by Victoria police will continue until fixes are implemented. Unlike their counterparts in Saanich and Ottawa, Victoria police have no intention of switching off the cameras during privacy compliance upgrades.

Ontario's Top Cop Defends Handling Of Idle No More Protests

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's top cop has taken to YouTube to defend provincial police handling of Idle No More demonstrations and blockades, saying it fits int...

OPP Sees More Officer Suicides Than On-Duty Deaths

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Badly needed changes that would help traumatized provincial police officers cope with operational stress injuries are getting the "bureaucra...

How to Avoid G20 Violence Again? Let the Police do Their Jobs

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Even those who are sick of the subject have difficulty escaping the regurgitations of last year's G20 demonstrations that went horribly wrong. Mistakes were made, force was over-used and misdirected, blah, blah, blah. Get over it. Everyone in authority has acknowledged error, and (one hopes) lessons have been learned; the same mistakes will not be repeated next time.

Why it Was Right to Shoot Down the Long Gun Registry

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

By abandoning long gun registry, the federal government is saving the taxpayer considerable billions. It was a foolish law from the start, in that it made criminals out of farmers and people in rural areas who didn't trust government assurances, or simply couldn't be bothered to register their rifles and shotguns.

2 Killed On Ontario Highway

CBC | Posted 07.07.2012 | Canada

Two people were killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a car on the westbound Highway 407 at Yonge Street. Ontario Pro...

Mike Crawley's Business Record Proves He's No Man of the People

John Laforet | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada Politics
John Laforet

Mike Crawley's day job as chief of International Power Canada poses a significant risk to the Liberal Party and makes his calls for grassroots inclusion ring hollow. His power company has had a devastating impact on Ontario residents who are forced to live in the shadow of Crawley's work.

Soldier From CFB Trenton Found Dead

CBC | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada

The body of a Canadian Forces member at CFB Trenton who had been missing since Wednesday has been found. Master Cpl. James Sa...

Alleged Truck Chase Driver Faces 10 Charges

The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

MILTON, Ont. - A man accused of leading police on a pursuit along some of southern Ontario's busiest highways in a stolen tractor-trailer was remanded...

Police Chase Down Stolen Truck Near Toronto

CP | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - A tractor-trailer led police for five hours along several busy Ontario highways Monday before the driver finally pulled over and was arreste...

Should We Pay for Crime Prevention or Make Crime Pay?

Ontario Election Debate Hub | Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada
Ontario Election Debate Hub

Jason Lietaer (PC): Liberals (and the NDP) ridicule our plans to put prisoners to work. They think GPS bracelets on sex offenders is a dumb idea. And a website that tracks sexual predators? Ridiculous. I ask, though: if not these ideas, what? Is Dalton McGuinty satisfied that he's doing enough?