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    Harassment victims voice concerns about makeup of civilian RCMP watchdog

    Harassment victims voice concerns about makeup of civilian RCMP watchdog


    The federal government's announcement that it will establish an external board of civilian advisors to oversee the RCMP is seen as a step in the right direction by some former staffers — many of them former female Mounties — who complained of sexual...

    The federal government's announcement that it will establish an external board of civilian advisors to oversee the RCMP is seen as a step in the right direction by some former staffers — many of them former female Mounties — who complained of sexual harassment on the national force.

    Canadians held in China face up to 4 hours a day of interrogation, ambassador says

    Canadians held in China face up to 4 hours a day of interrogation, ambassador says


    Two Canadian men detained in China face up to four hours of questioning each day and have no access to a lawyer, according to Canada's top diplomat in...

    Two Canadian men detained in China face up to four hours of questioning each day and have no access to a lawyer, according to Canada's top diplomat in Beijing.

    Detention video shows another purported ISIS fighter saying he's from Canada

    Detention video shows another purported ISIS fighter saying he's from Canada


    A recently released video out of Syria featuring an English-speaking man who says he travelled from Canada to fight with ISIS has sparked questions in Canada, and prompted one expert to take a closer look at whether the man detained in Syria is the voice...

    A recently released video out of Syria featuring an English-speaking man who says he travelled from Canada to fight with ISIS has sparked questions in Canada, and prompted one expert to take a closer look at whether the man detained in Syria is the voice of several chilling ISIS propaganda videos.

    Her brother told police she wanted to join ISIS. They dropped the case. Then she attacked a Canadian Tire

    Her brother told police she wanted to join ISIS. They dropped the case. Then she attacked a Canadian Tire


    In 2016, Rehab Dughmosh's brother told police she was on her way overseas to join ISIS. In 2017, her husband caught her in Scarborough with a bag full of weapons and took them away. What he didn't know was that Dughmosh had concealed an archer's bow and...

    In 2016, Rehab Dughmosh's brother told police she was on her way overseas to join ISIS. In 2017, her husband caught her in Scarborough with a bag full of weapons and took them away. What he didn't know was that Dughmosh had concealed an archer's bow and butcher's knife beneath her robe. She was on her way to Canadian Tire.

    Man shot in the back gets disturbing Christmas card from imprisoned shooter

    Man shot in the back gets disturbing Christmas card from imprisoned shooter


    Oliver resident Wayne Belleville was shocked and upset to receive a card from a dangerous offender in a maximum security prison who shot him in the back in...

    Oliver resident Wayne Belleville was shocked and upset to receive a card from a dangerous offender in a maximum security prison who shot him in the back in 2015.

    B.C. First Nations leaders lend their support to Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs at Smithers rally

    B.C. First Nations leaders lend their support to Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs at Smithers rally


    First Nations leaders from communities across B.C. gathered in Smithers Wednesday in support of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary leadership following last week’s RCMP enforcement of an injunction to allow access to their territory by a pipeline...

    First Nations leaders from communities across B.C. gathered in Smithers Wednesday in support of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary leadership following last week’s RCMP enforcement of an injunction to allow access to their territory by a pipeline company.

    Ottawa to apologize for forced relocation of Ahiarmiut in Nunavut

    Ottawa to apologize for forced relocation of Ahiarmiut in Nunavut


    Later this month, the government will formally apologize for the forced removal of Ahiarmiut from their traditional homes. Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations is travelling to Arviat, Nunavut, Jan. 22 to deliver the...

    Later this month, the government will formally apologize for the forced removal of Ahiarmiut from their traditional homes. Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations is travelling to Arviat, Nunavut, Jan. 22 to deliver the apology in person.

    Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso identified as Kirk Woodman

    Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso identified as Kirk Woodman


    The family of a Halifax man who was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday says they are hopeful Canadian authorities will bring him home...

    The family of a Halifax man who was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday says they are hopeful Canadian authorities will bring him home safely.

    Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader

    Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader


    Liberal candidate Karen Wang has quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet...

    Liberal candidate Karen Wang has quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet Singh.

    Trilobite 'cousin' adds new branch to tree of life

    Trilobite 'cousin' adds new branch to tree of life


    The tiny remains of an extinct bug-like creature discovered at British Columbia's 500-million-year-old Burgess Shale fossil deposit add a new branch to the evolutionary tree of life, says a PhD student who tracked down the organism's...

    The tiny remains of an extinct bug-like creature discovered at British Columbia's 500-million-year-old Burgess Shale fossil deposit add a new branch to the evolutionary tree of life, says a PhD student who tracked down the organism's development.

    Catholic school board changes mind, allows book depicting 2 boys kissing back in libraries

    Catholic school board changes mind, allows book depicting 2 boys kissing back in libraries


    Ottawa's English Catholic school board has changed its mind and will put a graphic novel, which has a side story about two boys who are attracted to each other, back on its elementary school library...

    Ottawa's English Catholic school board has changed its mind and will put a graphic novel, which has a side story about two boys who are attracted to each other, back on its elementary school library shelves.

    How a suspect escaped from P.E.I.'s RCMP detachment

    How a suspect escaped from P.E.I.'s RCMP detachment


    RCMP say a man in their custody was able to escape after he was left alone briefly and ran out an unlocked...

    RCMP say a man in their custody was able to escape after he was left alone briefly and ran out an unlocked door.

    RCMP getting civilian watchdog after years of harassment allegations

    RCMP getting civilian watchdog after years of harassment allegations


    The federal government is making major structural changes to the RCMP to strengthen civilian oversight and improve how the force handles harassment and bullying — changes that have been years in the...

    The federal government is making major structural changes to the RCMP to strengthen civilian oversight and improve how the force handles harassment and bullying — changes that have been years in the making.

    Person of 'national security concern' was accidentally granted permanent residency

    Person of 'national security concern' was accidentally granted permanent residency


    Two federal departments were forced to make changes after a person of “national security concern” was granted permanent residency “due to a series of...

    Two federal departments were forced to make changes after a person of “national security concern” was granted permanent residency “due to a series of failures.”

    Talkative homebuyers beware, the seller might be listening

    Talkative homebuyers beware, the seller might be listening


    Homebuyers should watch what they say during home viewings, according to an Ontario real estate agent who says two of her clients have used cameras and microphones to eavesdrop on potential...

    Homebuyers should watch what they say during home viewings, according to an Ontario real estate agent who says two of her clients have used cameras and microphones to eavesdrop on potential buyers.

    Nearly 6 in 10 Canadians polled call lack of new pipeline capacity a 'crisis'

    Nearly 6 in 10 Canadians polled call lack of new pipeline capacity a 'crisis'


    A slight majority of Canadians are calling the lack of new oil pipeline capacity in the country a crisis, according to findings from a recent survey by the Angus Reid...

    A slight majority of Canadians are calling the lack of new oil pipeline capacity in the country a crisis, according to findings from a recent survey by the Angus Reid Institute.