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RCMP changes 'outdated' recruitment process; permanent residents can apply

The RCMP is changing how it recruits new members after being told that the process was “too long, inflexible and outdated.”

One of the changes will allow people with permanent resident status, who have lived in Canada for the last 10 years, to apply. 140 more words

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Sentencing of marijuana grow-op caretaker pushed to May

A LaSalle man who ran one of the largest marijuana grow operations ever uncovered in Essex County is hoping to avoid jail.

Yi Feng Zhou pleaded guilty to production of cannabis and theft of hydro. 238 more words

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Edmonton police disciplinary hearing into alleged beating adjourned until June

An Edmonton police disciplinary hearing into the alleged use of unnecessary force during a 2010 arrest has been adjourned until June.

On Monday, lawyer Derek Cranna, who is acting as the presenting officer, asked for the hearing to be adjourned so that he has time to find and call a witness who can explain how police officers are trained. 157 more words

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Ex-CSIS informant guilty of all 10 counts in year-long fraud trial

Superior Court Justice Timothy Ray could not have been clearer in delivering his verdict Monday in connection with former construction boss Roland Eid.

“ICI (Construction) was a sham from early 2007 until its demise,” he said in delivering a summary of his 89-page decision. 507 more words

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'This was domestic violence': One year after horrific murder-suicide in Tisdale, sister fighting for change

Laura Gross wishes her sister would have just said something. She wishes she would have seen the signs. By the time anyone knew anything was seriously wrong, she says, it was too late. 1,093 more words

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On high alert over driving laws: Alberta police face challenges ahead of marijuana legalization

While recreational marijuana use is on the brink of being legalized in Canada, driving while high isn’t, said a Colorado state trooper speaking to local law enforcement about how to curb drivers impaired by drugs. 763 more words

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Kawacatoose First Nation fined $100,000 for non-compliance with an environmental protection order

The Kawacatoose First Nation will be forced to pay a $100,000 mandatory minimum fine for failing to comply with an environmental protection compliance order (EPCO). 135 more words

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