WATCH: Ontario Police Seek 'Clumsy' Walmart Shoplifter

HuffPost Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada

Her cart with $650 worth of stolen goods spilled everywhere.

Ontario Highway Shut Down By Beaver Who Thinks It Owns The Dam Place

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada

Police had an officer stay with the beaver to ensure it was OK

High Winds Topple Over Massive Truck On Ontario Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada


Ontario Teen Calls 911 Saying She Was Forced To Go On Vacation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada

A 15-year-old girl called the emergency line last Tuesday while at a rental cottage in Trent Hills, near Belleville.

Fire Guts Truck Trailers, Vehicles In Deadly North Toronto Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada

Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the victims "may'' include children.

Ontario Driver In Hospital After Stopping To Help Turtle

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada

There was no word on exactly what type of assistance the turtle required.

Amber Alert Cancelled For Child In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada

There was an "interaction'' Sunday evening between the man and the child.

Don't Blame The End Of Carding For An Increase In Gun Violence

Renu Mandhane | Posted 02.04.2017 | Canada Politics
Renu Mandhane

Like most people that call this city home, I am deeply troubled by Sunday's shooting deaths in Toronto's Chinatown and the eight other gun-related deaths the city saw in January. This is obviously unacceptable, and police must be supported in their efforts to investigate and prosecute those responsible for these horrific crimes. That being said, most people would be hesitant to draw any clear conclusions about why we have seen a high number of gun crimes over the past month. Mike McCormack, president of the Toronto Police Association, the union that represents police officers, feels differently.

3 Dead After Separate Snowmobile Accidents In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2017 | Canada

Provincial police said there were two separate snowmobile accidents in south-central Ontario.

Ontario Cop Charged With Assault After Man Left With Concussion

CBC | CBC News | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada

The SIU charged OPP Const. Scott Hearnden with assault causing bodily harm.

Human Trafficking Investigation Leads To Rescue Of 20 People

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2016 | Canada

A major investigation into human trafficking has led to the rescue earlier this month of 20 people — some as young as 14 — suspected of working in the sex trade as minors or against their will, police said Thursday.

Fourth Person Dies After Highway 401 Pileup In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada

Police say the collision occurred when a transport truck driving westbound crashed into slower moving vehicles approaching a construction site.

3 Dead, 15 Injured In Highway 401 Pileup in Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada

Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says a man, a woman and a boy died in the pileup around 10:30 Friday night on Highway 401 at Whitby, Ont.

Feds Won't Help With Ontario Pension Plan: Oliver

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2016 | Canada Politics

Conservatives "will not assist the Ontario government" in the implementation of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.

OPP Union Leaders Laundered Money, RCMP Alleges

CBC | Posted 03.19.2015 | Canada Politics

The RCMP is investigating allegations of fraud, breach of trust and money laundering by three senior managers of the Ontario Provincial Police union, ...

Ontario Liberals Violated Criminal Code With Alleged Bribe: Reports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Media reports say police believe two Ontario Liberals broke the law by offering a job to an individual in return for having him not run as a...

OPP In Standoff With Armed Man

CBC | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada

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

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 Provincial Polic...