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Serious Questions in Police Killing of Hudson Brooks: Disturbing Silence by RCMP

Six weeks after the RCMP killing of Surrey youth Hudson Brooks (who turned 20 shortly before he was shot by police) serious, and troubling, questions remain about police actions and the situation surrounding the killing. 439 more words

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Twitter Sets Measurable Hiring Goals for Women and Minorities | Re/code

Setting public goals and reporting on them provides incentives for managers:

A month ago, Twitter’s interim CEO Jack Dorsey told employees that diversity would soon be a company goal.

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Dalhousie student alleged to have made threats to kill up to 20 people

WATCH ABOVE: Police in Nova Scotia believe they foiled a medical student’s deadly plot against faculty and classmates at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Thanks to the psychiatrist who was treating the student, police moved in and found a cache of weapons. 517 more words

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RCMP lay charges against ex-Syrian colonel for torture of Ottawa engineer Maher Arar, lawyer says

OTTAWA — A lawyer for Maher Arar says the RCMP is laying torture charges against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the torture of the Ottawa telecommunications engineer. 250 more words

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RCMP charges Syrian intelligence officer in Maher Arar torture case

WATCH ABOVE: The RCMP have charged the Syrian colonel they say was responsible for torturing Maher Arar. Laying charges has been a complicated process and, as Vassy Kapelos reports, bringing him to justice will be an even bigger challenge. 404 more words

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UPDATED: Man charged after dragging RCMP officer on Confederation Bridge

WATCH ABOVE: An RCMP officer is in hospital and a P.E.I. man in custody after a bizarre incident on the Confederation Bridge. Global’s Brion Robinson reports. 263 more words

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Moncton awards landscaping contract for RCMP memorial

WATCH ABOVE: Moncton City Council has awarded the contract for the landscaping surrounding the new RCMP memorial that will be erected along the riverfront. Global’s Alex Abdelwahab has the details. 440 more words

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