RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki tests negative for coronavirus after exposure

Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Brenda Lucki, has tested negative for the novel coronavirus after having been exposed to someone with the illness. In a tweet Saturday … Read More

RCMP’s ‘toxic’ culture is rampant through entire force, finds damning report

An independent report on harassment of women in the RCMP says the national police force’s culture is “toxic” and tolerates hateful and homophobic attitudes. The report released Thursday by former … Read More

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki self-isolating after exposure to coronavirus

Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Brenda Lucki says she is self-isolating after exposure to the novel coronavirus. “I’ve learned that I was recently exposed to someone who … Read More

Toronto man arriving in Moncton to host anti-mask event arrested at airport

A Toronto-based anti-mask activist was arrested at the Moncton airport as he arrived to host an anti-mask event that was scheduled for Saturday. New Brunswick RCMP have confirmed that a … Read More

RCMP eases coronavirus mask policy for members with beards

OTTAWA — The RCMP has eased restrictions that sidelined bearded officers, including some Sikh and Muslim members, from front-line policing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Difficulties with properly fitting a mask … Read More

RCMP seeking solution for bearded members’ mask options amid coronavirus

OTTAWA – The RCMP says there is no safe and proven face covering for officers with beards, but it is working to find one for Sikh members temporarily sidelined from … Read More

N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr. Jean Robert … Read More

Cape Breton’s Route 19 brewery closed indefinitely after customer failed to self-isolate

A brewery in Inverness, N.S., says it’s closing until further notice after a customer visited the restaurant on Sunday while failing to self-isolate after travelling to the province. The Nova … Read More

U.S., Canadian authorities warn against annual ‘Float Down’ near Sarnia, Ont.

Authorities on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are warning people not to participate in an annual tubing party this Sunday on the river that separates Sarnia, Ont., from Port … Read More

New Brunswick announces coroner’s inquest into RCMP shooting of Rodney Levi

The province has confirmed it will hold a second coroner’s inquest into the death of an Indigenous person at the hands of New Brunswick police this year. Department of Public … Read More

Police wellness checks: Why they’re ending violently and what experts say needs to change

Questions are mounting about police officers’ roles in responding to mental health calls following the recent deaths of distressed people whose families sought help. Most recently, a 62-year-old man reportedly … Read More

Asylum seekers continue crossing into Canada despite coronavirus border shutdown

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 24, 2020 11:45 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ New statistics show 21 people … Read More

N.S. pilot flying artistic patterns in response to provincial tragedies, coronavirus

As Nova Scotians continue to grieve after what has been a traumatic two months, one man is attempting to inspire those in the province who may need a hand. Dimitri … Read More

Two arrested in Surrey, B.C., in connection to $33,000 in stolen CERB cheques, refunds

The RCMP say they’ve arrested two people after recovering $33,000 worth of government-issued cheques that were allegedly stolen from several places in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. The Mounties in Surrey … Read More

14 RCMP personnel diagnosed with coronavirus, 4 recovered

RCMP personnel in four provinces have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the police force said Thursday. In a statement, the RCMP said the total number of employees affected stands … Read More

6 RCMP employees test positive for coronavirus, police force says

Posted March 27, 2020 5:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The RCMP says six of its employees have been diagnosed … Read More

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