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CBSA officers union erects billboards, threatens border 'disturbances' after failed negotiations

The union representing Canada’s border officers is promising “disturbances” and demonstrations at international crossings after bitter contract negotiations have dragged on more than three years. 648 more words

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5 charged in drugs, human trafficking in Yellowknife after info from Saskatoon

YELLOWKNIFE — A man has been accused of human trafficking after a woman in Yellowknife told police she feared for her safety.

RCMP say they got information last week from Saskatoon police about a woman being exploited and drugs being sold in Yellowknife. 178 more words

Saskatoon

Officials saw a crime-fighting opportunity, but Liberals decide against letting police search mail

Behind closed doors, government officials saw it as an effective way to curb the flow of dangerous opioids and thwart other crime, suggesting there was a “pressing” need to act, but the Liberal government has decided not to let police open and search Canadians’ domestic mail. 675 more words

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GTH file being handed to prosecutors shouldn't mean a rush to judgment

There may be political significance in the RCMP handing over its Global Transportation Hub (GTH) investigation to Manitoba Crown prosecutions, but let’s not rush to judgment quite yet. 651 more words

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No apparent injuries after reported car chase with gunfire in North Battleford

No one appears to be injured after North Battlefords RCMP responded to “numerous” calls of shots fired in the wee hours of Friday morning.

According to an RCMP news release, police received calls starting at 12:29 a.m. 86 more words

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RCMP faces hearing in Moncton for failing to provide officers with proper rifles

MONCTON, N.B. — A sentencing hearing gets underway today in New Brunswick for the RCMP after the national police force was convicted of failing to properly equip and train its members for a June 2014 shooting rampage in Moncton that left three officers dead and two injured. 174 more words

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Battlefords police investigate multiple shootings, break-ins

Battlefords RCMP are investigating multiple serious crimes, including home invasions and shots being fired.

On Wednesday morning, police responded to two incidents just over one hour apart in which firearms were involved. 313 more words

Saskatoon