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FBI agent who helped Canada nab railway terror plotters has one big regret

An undercover FBI agent who helped convict two men of plotting to derail a passenger train in Canada did not see the arrests as a triumph, because he feared another extremist had eluded his grasp.

Alberta to install body scanner at Edmonton jail

Alberta government and union officials hope a body scanner will help protect inmates and guards at the province’s largest jail.

Probe busts illegal polar bear exports

Canada’s wildlife police hope a recent bust of illegal exports of polar bear rugs to China will soon be a thing of the past.
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DRPS hosts first Women’s Symposium

Durham Regional Police Service’s first Women’s Symposium aimed to assist females interested in becoming a police officer. About 90 women of all ages participated in the daylong event, learning about the drug squad and the hiring process. There was also a mock interview session to prepare for a successful application and a Q&A panel presentation. » Read more...

Airport screeners relaxing handling of medical marijuana

Travellers who are prescribed marijuana for medical reasons have fewer hurdles to clear at airport screening points due to a change in policy by the agency responsible for security. » Read more...

Canadian contribution to peacekeeping reaches new low

The Trudeau Liberals may have promised to ramp up Canada's role in peacekeeping, but new UN figures show there were fewer Canadian peacekeepers in the field last month than at any point in recent memory. » Read more...

Police defend undercover operation aimed at sex trade

The St. John’s Status of Women Counsel issued a hard-hitting statement about Operation Northern Spotlight recently, saying it should be stopped because it targets sex workers for interrogation whether on not they want to leave the sex trade. » Read more...
Chief's Gala

2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit

Date: Nov. 6-8, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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Atlantic Women in Law Enforcement Conference

Date: Nov. 7-10, 2017
Location: Membertou, N.S.
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Canadian Critical Incident Inc. Annual Fall Seminar

Date: Nov. 13-16, 2017
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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CACP Counter Terrorism and National Security Forum

Date: Nov. 15-16, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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Ontario Association of Police Services Board Labour Seminar

Date: Nov. 16-17, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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