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August 9, 2017
By: Warren Affleck (Medicine Hat 102.1 CJCY )
Medicine Hat Police Chief Andy McGrogan calls the current act antiquated and in need of change. Alberta Chiefs of Police are calling on the Provincial government to take a serious look at the...
June 2, 2017
By: Dave Dormer (CBC News)
Online survey will be open to all Albertans age 17 and up until July 31 The province wants to hear from Albertans aged 17 and older on what marijuana legalization should look like in Alberta....
May 15, 2017
By: Alison Crawford (CBC News)
RCMP's dysfunctional workplace culture threatens police operations, officer safety, report says The RCMP has done so little to reform its dysfunctional workplace culture that the Mounties'...
April 5, 2017
By: Translation from the original French version (La Nouvelle)
Yesterday, Bill S-230 tabled by Senator Claude Carignan in the Senate and sponsored by Conservative MP Alan Rayes went through another stage when it was debated for the first time in the House of...
March 3, 2017
By: The Canadian Press (CBC News)
Shean takes over from Deputy Commissioner Marianne Ryan, who is retiring. The Mounties have appointed a new commander for Alberta. RCMP say Todd Shean is now the commanding officer for the...
January 17, 2017
By: Elizabeth Chiu (CBC News)
Halifax Regional Police in national pilot project by Public Safety Canada Two models of so-called "drugalyzers" that test for drug use among drivers are now being used by Halifax Regional Police...
January 10, 2017
By: Trevor Robb (Calgary Sun)
Alberta RCMP commanding officer and deputy commissioner Marianne Ryan is retiring after 35 years. “I have been truly privileged to serve as the commanding officer of the Alberta RCMP for over the...
September 21, 2016
By: Alison Crawford (CBC News)
Territories and Manitoba score lowest, P.E.I. highest based on cost and effectiveness Canada's justice system scores high on being slow, expensive and inefficient in a report card issued...
August 31, 2016
By: THE CANADIAN PRESS (Calgary Sun)
VANCOUVER — Health Canada plans to restrict six chemicals used to make fentanyl as part of Ottawa’s attempt to address what it calls the national opioid crisis. Health Minister Jane Philpott says...
August 11, 2016
By: Melanie Marquis (The Canadian Press)
Limited data from Colorado and Washington suggest a significant increase in marijuana-related traffic deaths. OTTAWA — Before proceeding with its pot-legalization agenda next spring, the Liberal...
July 11, 2016
By: Antonella Artuso (Toronto Sun)
Canadians suspected of driving while high could be required to submit to a roadside saliva test that identifies the use of marijuana, cocaine and opioids. An oral fluid test is one of the...
June 23, 2016
By: Lydia Neufeld (CBC News)
'This is about the safety of first responders and the public,' said government minister Alberta has launched a new radio communications system which it says will let first responders communicate...
June 2, 2016
By: Annalise Klingbeil (Postmedia)
The executive director of the province’s police watchdog says it’s “heartbreaking” seeing families wait months, and sometimes years, for answers in a loved one’s death. But Susan Hughson, with the...
May 31, 2016
By: Laura Osman (CBC News)
Cities may get to charge developers to help fund police and fire stations, recreation centres and libraries Major changes could be coming to how cities in Alberta operate, and they could have an...
May 10, 2016
By: Unattributed (CBC News)
Bill restricting pill presses used to make fentanyl closer to becoming law If passed, the bill will be the first of its kind in Canada A private member's bill to restrict access to pill...

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