B.C. government approves Surrey’s plan to have its own police force

The City of Surrey has been given the go-ahead to transition to its own municipal police force. The provincial government announced its approval Thursday

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RCMP-led Indigenous youth camp hopes to improve First Nation and Métis representation within the force

The RCMP doesn’t reflect all of the communities it serves — yet, according to Alberta-based officers. But Sgt. Kim Mueller is trying to change

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Victoria police will be dispatched on priority basis, chief says, as force faces cost pressures

Victoria’s chief constable says budget restraints and staff shortages are forcing his department to prioritize how, when and if it will respond to calls

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Cold comfort: Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women pin hopes on national police task force

As people poured into the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que. a week ago to watch the closing ceremony of the National Inquiry

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B.C. needs a task force on the opioid crisis, local pastor argues

The drug overdose crisis in British Columbia is hitting close to home for a local pastor who saw a woman he knows die last

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Hiding

Last several days we found ourselves being squeezed between strong East European high pressure and low pressure in the South Adriatic, which resulted in

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OSPCA turns down Ontario government’s request to stay on until new animal laws in force

TORONTO – Ontario’s animal welfare watchdog has turned down a government request to continue enforcing cruelty laws until the province passes a new law,

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Excessive force? Videos show Blackshire’s car hit Little Rock cop during fatal shooting – National

The Little Rock Police Department released footage Thursday from a deadly officer-involved shooting which shows the officer on the hood of a car firing

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U.S. border agents using less lethal force, tear gas, batons and stun guns than in years: data – National

Firearms use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents is declining, and less-lethal force is also down, according to data obtained Tuesday

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Extreme whisky fans force B.C. Liquor to hold random draws for premium spirit release

The extreme dedication of whisky fanatics in B.C. is prompting a change in how the liquor distribution branch manages its annual premium spirit release.

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