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New Brunswick fines for distracted driving, passing school bus, doubling in 2021

New Brunswick motorists have some new rules to follow in the new year and can expect heftier fines if caught for distracted driving. The government is doubling fines to $280 for drivers convicted of distracted driving and to $480 for drivers who pass a school bus while its red lights are flashing.

Pandemic shifts subject, but non-emergency calls to 911 still a danger: dispatcher

The dispatcher that handles most of British Columbia’s 911 calls says COVID-19 gave a different twist to some calls this year, but E-Comm’s annual list of nuisance callers reveals little change elsewhere. In an effort to remind the public that 911 should only be dialed in an emergency, E-Comm has released its list of the top-10 nuisance calls of 2020.

Two Nipissing First Nation friends nominate each other as unsung COVID heroes

When two friends from the Nipissing First Nation heard that nominations were being accepted for unsung COVID-19 heroes, they thought of each other. Sgt. Chantal Larocque with the Anishiknabek Police Service knew that Lynn Otonicar had gone above and beyond the call of duty during the coronavirus pandemic to provide food for Elders and other vulnerable people on the territory. Otonicar was aware that the police sergeant had gone out of her way to connect with younger people to make sure they knew they were not being ignored during the COVID outbreak.
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’21-foot’ rule

Myth of the ’21-foot’ rule

Is it true that you “don’t bring a knife to a gunfight?” Have you ever practiced any “Tueller drills” or discussed the “21-foot rule” in firearms or use of force training for when people actually do bring knives? By Dave Brown and Randy LaHaie » Read more

New RCMP member’s first post in Canso

Over the past year the Guysborough and Canso, N.S., RCMP detachments have welcomed a few new faces. Among the new members is Cst. Jordan Bruce, who is starting his RCMP career in Canso. » Read more

Police vehicles rammed during Christmas Eve chase in northern Alberta, RCMP say

A man who Mounties say has a history of violence against police is facing more than a dozen charges following a chase in which he allegedly rammed several police vehicles with his truck. » Read more

Woodstock, Ont., woman charged under Reopening Ontario Act for church service

Police say they’ve charged a 48-year-old woman after a church gathering that violated COVID-19 rules in Woodstock, Ont. She’s being charged under Ontario’s Reopening Act for organizing an event that exceeded the number of permitted people. » Read more

Emergency Services Career Expo

Location: Virtual
Date: March 4, 2021
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TACCOM 2021 Show

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: April 23-25, 2021
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Fourth International VPD Police Judo Clinic

Location: Online
Date: April 27, 2021
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HK Memorial Hockey Tournament 2021

Location: Brampton, Ontario
Date: April 29-30, 2021
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