Top civilian Mountie rebukes RCMP Commissioner for ‘appalling’ behavior at behest of federal government

Lia Scanlan, director of strategic communications for the Nova Scotia RCMP, testifies at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Truro, NS on June 8.Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press A senior civilian Mountie sent a strongly worded letter to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki last year, … Read more

Woman, 30, dies after being trampled by horses at Ponoka Stampede practice

A woman died while practicing for the opening act at the Ponoka Stampede on Sunday night. Ponoka RCMP was called just after 7 pm to the local rodeo grounds to help EMS with an injured woman. In a news release, RCMP in the central Alberta community said a 30-year-old woman was thrown off her horse, … Read more

Body of missing Kelowna, BC woman found: RCMP – Okanagan

The body of a missing Kelowna woman has been found. Chelsea Cardno was reported missing on Tuesday, June 14, with police believing she had been swept away by the fast-moving water of Mission Creek while walking her dog. Searches for Cardno were unsuccessful, though RCMP announced on Friday that a farm owner found a body … Read more

Federal government accused of interfering in RCMP operations after NS massacre

Allegations that the Liberal government interfered with RCMP operations to push a gun-control agenda swept through Canadian politics Tuesday, following the release of documents to an inquiry investigating the 2020 massacre in Nova Scotia. The accusations — denied by RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki and former public safety minister Bill Blair — came in the wake … Read more

RCMP Commissioner accused of interfering in Nova Scotia mass-shooting investigation to help Liberal government’s gun-control agenda

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki is pictured at a news conference in Ottawa on April 20, 2020. Commissioner Lucki says she did not interfere in the investigation into the Nova Scotia mass shooting but says she mishandled the discussions with commanders.Adrian Wild/The Canadian Press RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki pressed the Mounties to disclose the weapons used … Read more

2 dead after Friday crash near Trochu, Alta.

Two people are dead following a Friday crash involving a semi. Three Hills RCMP say they responded to the collision on Highway 21, north of Trochu, Alta. around 10 pm Friday evening. Their investigation revealed two cars were northbound on Highway 21 when the second rear-ended the first, causing the vehicle to drive across the … Read more

Ottawa will ‘absolutely not’ reimburse civil servants who refused COVID-19 vaccination and were placed on unpaid leave

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc makes an announcement on ending vaccine mandates for some travellers, transportation workers and federal employees in Ottawa on June 14, 2022.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press Civil servants who were placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be compensated for eight months of lost pay now … Read more

Freeland is accused of being evasive during committee appearance on Ottawa’s use of Emergencies Act

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland takes part in the Special Joint Committee on the Declaration of Emergency surrounding the government’s use of the Emergencies Act in Ottawa on June 14.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland was repeatedly accused of providing evasive responses Tuesday evening as she appeared before a … Read more

Parliament Hill explosives scare appears based on a bad tip: sources

A bomb scare near Parliament Hill that drew investigative resources from major national security services appears to have been based on bad information, two senior Canadian intelligence sources told Global News. Police descended on the area surrounding the explosive buildings Saturday after receiving what sources called credible intelligence about potentials in the area. Read more: … Read more

Suspect in Chinatown killings was dropped off by RCMP in west Edmonton, despite condition orders

The man accused of killing two people in Chinatown was dropped off in Edmonton after being kicked out of the home he had been living in the west of the city, according to the Alberta RCMP and the Edmonton Police Service. Statements from RCMP, Edmonton police, Alberta Justice and the city’s mayor paint a picture … Read more