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Opioid death rates higher in Thunder Bay than elsewhere in Ontario

While most fatal overdoses in Ontario are attributable to fentanyl, the main killer in Thunder Bay is methadone, according to a new report.

Woman seeks apology after failing breathalyzer due to lung condition

Connie McLean, 64, has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and said she wants police to apologize after she was unable to give enough breath to complete a breathalyzer test and was then charged under the Criminal Code.

Survey finds generational gap in the perception of police officers

A 2018 poll of Canadian professions by Insights West has found age seems to be an influence in how fellow Canadians view the job title of “police officer.”
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36th Police Rodeo sets sights on matching $12K charity donation

Organizers of the Calgary Police Rodeo are calling for cowboys and cowgirls in the police, fire and EMS communities to saddle up for a good cause this summer. » Read more...
Blue Line Expo

Have you been “shoulding” on yourself?

Dr. Stephanie Conn, a former police officer, will be hosting a special, first-time event at Blue Line Expo on May 3, 2018, that delves into promoting resilience during adversities for all first responders.
This presentation addresses the oftentimes unconscious and maladaptive manners of thinking and feeling that undermine our resilience.
Tickets for this exclusive workshop, titled "Building Resilience by Not 'Shoulding' on Yourself," are $135. >> Sign up

Eighty-five per cent of first responders face mental health challenge: survey

The University of Phoenix has released the findings from its 2017 survey on first responder mental health, which surveyed 2,000 American adults who are employed as firefighters, police officers, EMT/paramedics and nurses. The survey not only revealed that a high percentage of first responders are dealing with traumatic events in their line of work, but also that many are also experiencing negative mental health symptoms. » Read more...

Illicit gun sales made to Canadians through dark web, Mounties warn

Criminals are using the darker corners of the Internet, hard-to-track digital currency and creative shipping techniques to sell illicit guns to Canadians, the RCMP warns. » Read more...

Manitoba plans to modernize criminal justice system

“Over the last decade, our province has seen high crime and incarceration rates, little focus on reducing cycles of crime and a continued overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples within the justice system,” said Justice Minister and Attorney General Heather Stefanson. “The lack of progress on these significant issues has resulted in Manitobans losing confidence in the criminal justice system.” » Read more...

Western Canadian Police Hockey Championship

Date: April 12-15, 2018
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Hardeep Kang Memorial Hockey Tournament

Date: April 19-20, 2018
Location: Brampton, Ont.
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Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress

Date: April 24-27, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls Ont.
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LEVA Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & The Law

Date: April 30, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Blue Line Expo

Date: May 3, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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