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Coquitlam RCMP searching for missing 19-year-old woman – BC

Coquitlam RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 19-year-old woman they believe to be at high risk. Sophie Naidoo was last seen leaving the Port Coquitlam Public Library at 575 Poirier Ave. around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Police say she was headed in the direction of the Lougheed SkyTrain station. Naidoo […]

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24 Sussex Drive – PM’s official residence – is being closed

A gardener works on the grounds at the Prime Minister’s residence at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa. The building is to be cleared out and closed due to the declining state of the property.Tom Hanson/The Canadian Press The prime minister’s official residence, 24 Sussex Drive, is to be cleared out and closed because of the […]

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Bill Blair and Alberta minister sparred over request for military assistance during Coutts blockade, text messages show

Anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., on Jan. 31, 2022.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press An Alberta cabinet minister complained to Minister of Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair that the province didn’t receive any help to clear a blockade at a border crossing until after the […]

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Justin Trudeau rejected idea of negotiating on government policy during convoy protests, referred to ‘armed insurrection’

According to notes taken at the time by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s deputy chief of staff, the prime minister said of convoy protesters, ‘They can’t undermine democracy by terrorizing populations. This is bigger than neighbourhoods in Ottawa.’LARS HAGBERG/Reuters Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shot down the idea of negotiating changes to government policy and referred to […]

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Morning Update: Ottawa vows to tackle foreign interference in Canadian politics

Good morning, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says the federal government’s forthcoming Indo-Pacific strategy will boost efforts to fight meddling by foreign powers in Canadian affairs. In her address, Joly offered a preview of the yet-to-be-released strategy, a blueprint for diversifying and deepening trade in the Indo-Pacific region, which stretches from North America to the […]

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Winter weather, poor road conditions lead to vehicles ‘flying off the highway’

Multiple multi-vehicle collisions were found along a stretch of Highway 2 north of Ponoka, Alta. Saturday, leaving many drivers incapacitated. “Buses were provided to shuttle people to the Calnash Ag Event Centre in the small town,” read a statement from the Town of Ponoka posted on Facebook. Several vehicles collided into a semi-truck on the […]

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Boy who went missing two months ago in Florida found safe in New Brunswick: RCMP

The RCMP in New Brunswick says a six-year-old boy from Miami reported missing more than two months ago has been found safe today in Moncton, N.B. The Mounties issued a series of tweets saying the child, reported missing to the Miami-Dade police department on Aug. 27, was unharmed. A 45-year-old man sought in the U.S. […]

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Emergencies Act inquiry hears conflicting testimony on need for the sweeping powers

Ottawa Police Services Inspector Robert Bernier responds to questions while appearing as a witness at the Public Order Emergency Commission in Ottawa on Oct. 26, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press The commander responsible for the police operation that ultimately cleared Ottawa’s protracted convoy protests, told the Emergencies Act inquiry that he did not need the sweeping […]

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RCMP Commissioner Lucki sides with other police that Emergencies Act was not needed

Police take action to put an end to the protest in Ottawa on Feb. 18.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Documents tabled at the Emergencies Act inquiry reveal a discrepancy between RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki’s public defence of the sweeping legislation and her private advice to the government that the police had “not yet exhausted all available […]

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Police report details RCMP Constable Shaelyn Yang’s fatal interaction with homeless man

Burnaby RCMP Const. Shaelyn Yang was attempting to save a homeless man’s life on the morning of Oct. 18 when she was fatally stabbed, according to a police report obtained by Global News investigative journalist Sam Cooper. The report, which details the interaction between the young Mountie and the suspect accused of killing her, states […]

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