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February 7, 2019

RCMP divers on frozen Saskatchewan lake find remains from decades old crash

Sixty years after two men vanished when their float plane crashed on a northern Saskatchewan lake, RCMP divers have helped bring some closure to their relatives by recovering their remains from deep underneath the lake’s frozen surface.

New Manitoba court for people with FASD could be game changer

“If you have somebody who can’t read, can’t write, physically cannot connect cause and effect, there has to be a way to address a sentence that they will understand,” said Winnipeg defence lawyer Lori Van Dongen.

Ontario appealing decision that found OSPCA’s powers to be unconstitutional

Last month’s decision had found the government was wrong to grant police powers to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals without also imposing accountability and transparency standards on the agency.
Blue Line Expo

Save the date! Blue Line Expo is April 16

Join Brother Canada, Cambli, Tasmanian Tiger, Global Star, SP Dynamic, Fundy Tactical and many others on the Blue Line Expo 2019 exhibition floor in Mississauga, Ont. Don’t miss out — book your space today! (And special shout-out to our sponsors: Off The X Inc., Humber College, Commissionaires, Artcal Graphics and Whelen!) » Book your booth!
Featured News 

#CallItFemicide report: Woman or girl slain every 2.5 days in Canada

The first annual report by the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability — titled “#CallItFemicide” — was released last week and answers a call from the United Nations for countries to better track gender-related killings of women, said lead author Myrna Dawson, the observatory’s director and a professor at the University of Guelph. » Read more...

Newfoundland and Labrador to establish independent police watchdog agency

Justice Minister Andrew Parsons announced plans to create a Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) last week. » Read more...

New side-by-side for Halifax RCMP

Halifax District RCMP have recently purchased a side-by-side vehicle to be used in the Musquodoboit Harbour area. The new piece of equipment will allow RCMP members to patrol trails, seasonal properties and assist when responding to search and rescue calls when required. » Read more...

Saskatchewan justice minister: police can name murder victims

Saskatchewan’s justice minister says it was an unintended consequence that police would withhold the names of homicide victims when they were brought under provincial privacy laws. » Read more...

Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium

Date: Feb. 18-19, 2019
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Guelph Emergency Services Charity Hockey Game

Date: Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Security | Fire | Police Career Expo & Job Fair

Date: March 7, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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