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Ottawa police board names Eric Stubbs as new police chief

The Ottawa Police Services Board has named B.C. RCMP assistant commissioner Eric Stubbs as the city’s new chief of police. Stubbs will assume his responsibilities as head of the Ottawa Police Service on Nov. 17.

B.C. Taiwanese Canadian community pays tribute to slain RCMP officer Shaelyn Yang

Members of British Columbia’s Taiwanese Canadian community said they were heartbroken but proud as they paid tribute to RCMP Const. Shaelyn Yang, who was stabbed to death last week.

Vancouver police chief’s gift rejected at tense Indigenous ceremony

Tension reached a high point during a trauma-healing ceremony when a hereditary chief walked across a sand-covered floor and returned the gift he had received from Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer.
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Policing in a postmodern world

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Audit after N.S. mass shooting reveals flaws in RCMP decommissioning of vehicles

Almost two years after the RCMP imposed a moratorium on the sale of its decommissioned vehicles, the police force has released an internal audit that uncovered a series of shortcomings. » Read now

Halton Police launches awareness campaign to make roads safer

Halton Regional Police Service has launched Operation Impact 2022, an annual national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the ‘safest in the world.’ » Read now

Siksika Nation announces agreement for establishment of local police service

The Province of Alberta announced on Sept. 23 that an agreement between the province, Government of Canada and Siksika Nation had been reached, allowing the Nation to take over local policing responsibilities from the RCMP. » Read now

Waterloo Regional Police Insignia Collectors Show

Location: Cambridge, Ont.
Date: Nov. 5, 2022
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DEMCON 2022: Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Nov. 16 – 17, 2022
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C.A.P.E. 2022 Fall Conference

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: Oct. 25 – 27, 2022
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