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Apr 17, 2019, 15:30 ET Media Advisory - RCMP "O" Division (Ontario) welcomes new Commanding Officer at official Change of Command Ceremony

TORONTO, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, RCMP "O" Division (Ontario) members and employees officially welcomed Assistant Commissioner Jodie Boudreau as ...


Apr 15, 2019, 09:45 ET Toronto IMET charges part-owner of a Mutual Fund Dealer with Fraud

TORONTO, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - On April 12, 2019, members of the Toronto Integrated Market Enforcement Team (IMET) of the Royal Canadian Mounted...


Apr 02, 2019, 12:01 ET End of lockdown and search at Drumheller Institution - Medium security unit

DRUMHELLER, AB, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution on March 24, 2019, has ended...


Apr 02, 2019, 08:45 ET RCMP warn Ontario residents of scammers spoofing RCMP's telephone number

KINGSTON, ON, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Ontario is issuing a public notice with respect to fraudulent...


Apr 01, 2019, 14:23 ET CRTF seizes tractor trailer loaded with 6 million contraband cigarettes

CARDINAL, ON, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - On the evening of March 26, 2019, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) were conducting patrols...


Mar 29, 2019, 10:35 ET Joint announcement to address mental health crisis for all OPPA Members

BARRIE, ON, March 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Earlier today, Sylvia Jones, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, joined Ontario Provincial...


Mar 26, 2019, 08:45 ET RCMP arrest one individual in relation to MDMA Importation

STONEY CREEK, ON, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 18, 2019, the Hamilton-Niagara Regional Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)...


Mar 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Minister Blair reinforces mutual cooperation on border issues during trip to U.S.

OTTAWA, March 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, concluded his trip to the United ...


Mar 12, 2019, 17:07 ET Death of an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution

STONY MOUNTAIN, MB, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 12, 2019, Timothy Koltusky, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution died while in our custody....


Mar 12, 2019, 14:12 ET Seizure of contraband at Bowden Institution - Minimum security unit

INNISFAIL, AB, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 11, 2019, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing contraband were seized...


Mar 12, 2019, 09:00 ET RCMP lay passport fraud charges

MILTON, ON, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Toronto West Detachment (TWD) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently charged a Barrie, Ontario...


Mar 11, 2019, 12:27 ET Government of Canada helps Saskatchewan fight gun and gang crime with $11 million

REGINA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - When communities are free from gun and gang violence, neighbourhoods are safer, families can thrive, and local...


Feb 28, 2019, 16:03 ET Pamir Hakimzadah sentenced for leaving Canada to join ISIS

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today in the Ontario Superior Court, Pamir Hakimzadah was sentenced to six months in jail in addition to three years...


Feb 27, 2019, 10:04 ET RCMP Corruption Investigation Successfully Leads to Guilty Verdict

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 11, 2019, Mr. Justice Robert J. Smith of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found Mr. Robert Barra and Mr....


Feb 27, 2019, 09:17 ET RCMP warn and request public assistance for the "CRA tax scam"

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Section and the Canadian...


Feb 14, 2019, 15:19 ET RCMP lay Canadian Citizenship Act charges

ST. CATHARINES, ON, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Hamilton-Niagara Regional Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently charged a...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:15 ET Breach of Trust Charge Laid In RCMP Criminal Investigation

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the RCMP's National Division Sensitive and International Investigations Section has charged Matthew Matchett...


Feb 11, 2019, 14:50 ET End of lockdown at Bowden Institution - Medium Security unit

INNISFAIL, AB, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Bowden Institution on February 4, 2019, has ended. The...


Feb 11, 2019, 11:14 ET Government moving forward with the creation of a Health Centre of Excellence at Shepody Healing Centre

DORCHESTER, NB, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, the Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, on...


Feb 11, 2019, 10:26 ET Government of Canada funds tailored approach to countering violent extremism in Eastern Ontario

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is constantly working to keep Canadian families and communities safe from violent extremism....


Feb 08, 2019, 08:09 ET CSC Home Team Celebrates Canadian Industry Success

Canadian technology, experience and infrastructure proved a winning combination for Canada's new fleet of surface combatants, as Canada's Combat Ship ...


Feb 06, 2019, 17:41 ET Lockdown at Bowden Institution - Medium security unit

INNISFAIL, AB, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - On February 4, 2019, at about 12:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Bowden...


Feb 04, 2019, 14:43 ET RCMP arrest a former journalist for conspiring to export cocaine to Australia

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 31st, 2019 members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (Toronto North...


Jan 28, 2019, 11:16 ET Bankrupt Ottawa snow removal company operators face criminal charges

OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Integrated Bankruptcy Enforcement Unit, comprised of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Office of the ...


Jan 28, 2019, 08:17 ET RCMP charge London woman with defrauding Employment and Social Development Canada/Service Canada, and the Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan

LONDON, ON, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) London Financial Crime Unit, working on a complaint from...