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Calgary man facing charges after 21 stolen vehicles seized

A tip led Mounties to a Quonset north of High River where they found 21 stolen vehicles.

A 37-year-old Calgary man was arrested and is now facing charges. 126 more words

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Blackfalds man facing online child sexual exploitation charges

A 40-year-old Blackfalds man is facing five charges relating to the alleged online sexual exploitation of a Pennsylvania teen.

In March, ALERT (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams) received a referral from Canada’s cyber tip line about an alleged relationship between the man and a 16-year-old girl he met online. 119 more words


Review of how authorities handled Rehtaeh Parsons case finds Crown's decision was reasonable

HALIFAX — A review into the handling of the Rehtaeh Parsons case by the RCMP and Nova Scotia’s Public Prosecution Service says it was reasonable of the Crown to conclude there was no realistic prospect that sexual assault charges would result in conviction. 452 more words


Q&A with Craig Forcese on national security and Canada's antiterrorism legislation

University of Ottawa professor Craig Forcese is a top scholar in an admittedly small pool of experts on Canadian anti-terrorism law.

On the eve of his book launch for “False Security — the Radicalization of Canadian Anti-terrorism”, written with University of Toronto professor Kent Roach, he spoke to the Montreal Gazette about how security issues have been addressed during this election campaign and in the platforms of the major political parties. 2,103 more words


Volleyball: Suffern wins despite injury to Hayward

THIELLS Minutes before Suffern took the court for its matchup with North Rockland on Wednesday, starting senior setter Sara Hayward injured her hand during warmups and was visibly in pain. 495 more words


Man killed in vehicle rollover in eastern Alberta

A 59-year-old man died Tuesday when he was ejected from his car when it rolled on Highway 13 near Killam.

Killam RCMP responded to a report of a damaged red car that appeared to be abandoned at 9:40 a.m. 22 more words

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Letter: What exactly is barbaric?

As an advocate for the rights of ethnocultural minorities since 1981, I was shocked and disgusted by the rhetoric of some of our Conservative politicians last week when they promised to create a special RCMP tip line for Canadians to report cases of “barbaric cultural practices” by fellow Canadians. 296 more words