Canada Rcmp

Federal Court Orders Blaney, RCMP To Hand Over Gun Registry Data

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Politics

Judge Luc Martineau gave the government until 10 a.m. Tuesday morning to deliver the hard drive to the court.

'Frequency Of Violence Against Aboriginal Women Is Alarming'

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Politics

The release follows an RCMP report released in May 2014 which found 1,181 police-recorded incidents of aboriginal women who disappeared or were killed between 1980 and 2012.

Who Else Was Involved in the B.C. Health Ministry Firings?

Dermod Travis | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Three years out and the public outrage over the 2012 health ministry firings shows no signs of abating and may be intensifying over recent disclosures that the government misled the public on the RCMP investigation that never was.

Harper: Tories Encouraged RCMP To Destroy Gun Data

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Politics

"The RCMP is acting upon that legislation. We obviously encouraged them to do that, Mr. Speaker."

Alberta MP Tables Bill In Fallen RCMP Officer's Honour

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

An Alberta MP has introduced a private member's bill named after a slain RCMP officer to ensure bail hearings have an accused's criminal history.

Mounties Help Deliver Baby Fawn After Striking Its Mother With Vehicle

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada

Const. Derek Bigger and auxiliary Const. Darren Forsyth were on patrol early Saturday morning when they struck and killed a deer in Meaghers Grant, near Halifax.

21 Senators Named

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Politics

Auditor general Michael Ferguson's comprehensive audit of Senate expenses, to be released publicly Tuesday, spans a two-year period and names 30 senators, including nine whose files are being recommended for referral to the RCMP.

Senator Quits Tories, 8 Others Face RCMP Expense Probe

The Canadian Press | Jordan Press and Kristy Kirkup | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada Politics

In a statement, Boisvenu said he left voluntarily and would elaborate in the coming days.

B.C. RCMP Inspector Accused Of Harassment Suspended With Pay

CBC | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Tim Shields is being sued by a former civilian co-worker, who is accusing him of sexual harassment.

Lawyer: RCMP Toxic To Women

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A lawyer says hundreds of women allege they were discriminated against and harassed while working for the force.

'We're Being Pushed Aside'

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

It was House of Commons security personnel who wounded and ultimately killed Michael Zehaf Bibeau, the gunman who ran past the Mounties and into the Parliamentary Buildings last October.

Alberta Boy Accused Of Break-Ins Is Too Young To Charge: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

The boy is too young to be charged under the law.

New Sketch May Bring Clues To B.C. Toddler's 1960 Disappearance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Edna Bette-Jean Masters was 21 months old when she vanished.

10 Young Montrealers Suspected Of Plans To Join Overseas Jihadists Arrested

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada Politics

Their passports have been confiscated.

RCMP Apologizes For Comparing Idle No More To 'Bacteria'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Politics

The RCMP apologized on Monday for the comparing Idle No More to “bacteria” in an internal report obtained by APTN News. “It is unfortunate th...

RCMP Managers Drove B.C. Mountie To Suicide, Says Girlfriend

CBC | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"They took away the man I love, my partner.… and destroyed Neil's life."

Extreme Secrecy To Continue In RCMP Case Possibly Linked To Harper: Judge

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A thick shroud of secrecy around part of a court case that may have links to Prime Minister Stephen Harper's private life will stay in place...

Lift 'Extreme' Secrecy Around RCMP Harassment Case: Lawyer

CP Politics | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada

NEWMARKET, Ont. - A shroud of secrecy thrown over part of an extraordinary case involving allegations of harassment within the RCMP should be lifted a...

Most Aboriginal Female Murder Victims Killed By Aboriginal Men: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada

But the RCMP commissioner said police focus their crime analysis and prevention efforts on the relationships between victims and offenders, not their race.

The Harper Government Has Failed to Walk the Talk on Public Safety

Ralph Goodale | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

Since 2010, annual funding for the RCMP has declined in every year except one. The Conservatives claim they need to put new powers in the law, but police forces and security officers cannot fully utilize the laws already there when their budgets don't give them the necessary resources. And new laws will be meaningless without the funding to make them work. The well-being of Canadians is put at risk when these things are undermined. Honest or not, dangerous or not, Stephen Harper has been prepared to compromise even public safety to concoct the claim of a balanced budget before the 2015 election.

Feds Bust Canada-Wide Human-Smuggling, Prostitution Ring

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - As many as 500 Asian women were allegedly smuggled into the country to take part in a Canada-wide prostitution ring the RCMP says it has di...

RCMP Officer Arrested After Allegedly Selling Classified Police Information

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - An RCMP constable in northeastern Alberta has been charged with bribery and breach of trust.It's alleged the constable accepted...

Peaceful Protests Are Not a National Security Threat

Ecojustice | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada Politics
Ecojustice

Looking at Bill C-51, Ecojustice's primary concerns revolve around the proposed information-sharing regime and its implications for First Nations and environmentalists engaged in non-violent protests against fracking, pipelines, or other projects that pose serious risks to the environment and human health. Bill C-51 should be amended to exempt all forms of "advocacy, protest, dissent or artistic expression" so long as they do not endanger life. A peaceful Aboriginal blockade or environmental protest is not a national security threat. 

Ex-Mountie Faces New Underage Sex Assault Charges

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alan Davidson moved across the Prairies between 1981 and 2014, where he was involved in baseball and hockey leagues.

Meet The Mountie From The Most Canadian Photo Ever

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 03.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I’m a very proud Mountie and an even prouder Canadian."