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May 26, 2020, 11:53 ET Government of Canada leading globally to promote cybersecurity and counter disinformation online

OTTAWA, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians need to feel they can trust and rely on the internet of today and tomorrow. The surge of disinformation and...


May 22, 2020, 14:21 ET Media Advisory - RCMP Detachments in Ontario increase their visibility on the CAN-US Border

LONDON, ON, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The RCMP Detachments in Ontario are issuing a public notice with respect to their extensive patrol operations along...


May 22, 2020, 10:13 ET Media Advisory - RCMP Cornwall Detachment increases its visibility on the CAN-US Border

CORNWALL, ON, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The RCMP Cornwall Detachment is issuing a public notice with respect to its extensive patrol operations on the St. ...


May 19, 2020, 14:08 ET Updated Charge, Young Person Charged with First-Degree Murder and Attempted Murder Updated to First-Degree Murder - Terrorist Activity and Attempted Murder - Terrorist Activity, Homicide #12/2020, Dufferin and Wilson Avenue

TORONTO, May 19, 2020 /CNW/ - The Toronto Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are providing an update to the news release that was...


May 06, 2020, 09:00 ET Ontario's pandemic premium pay should not be extended to municipal police personnel, says provincial association

TORONTO, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Police Association of Ontario (PAO), and its 47 local member associations who represent over 18,000 sworn and...


May 01, 2020, 15:38 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the loss of six Canadian Armed Forces members

OTTAWA, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the loss of six Canadian Armed Forces...


May 01, 2020, 06:30 ET OPPA Response to Premier's Defence of Public Service Professionals

BARRIE, ON, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - The OPP Association (OPPA) thanked Premier Ford today for his unwavering support of all public service employees,...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:35 ET Members of Ottawa Police Service charged

OTTAWA, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - In July, 2019, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) requested the assistance of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)...


Apr 15, 2020, 09:30 ET RCMP & CBSA seize cocaine and hashish

TORONTO, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Keeping contraband goods, such as narcotics, out of our communities is a priority for the Canada Border Services...


Apr 06, 2020, 07:00 ET Coping With the Coronavirus, Rambam Healthcare Campus in Israel Joins Forces With Elbit Systems to Deploy a Management & Control Technology

The Rambam Healthcare Campus ("Rambam") in Haifa, Israel starts operating EX-TEAMS, a cellular based management and control system that was jointly...


Mar 30, 2020, 09:00 ET OPPA Announces Launch of Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program

BARRIE, ON, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Earlier today, Rob Jamieson, President of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA), officially launched...


Mar 27, 2020, 19:16 ET Lockdown at Drumheller Institution - Medium Security Unit

DRUMHELLER, AB, March 27, 2020 /CNW/ - A lockdown is in place in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution as a precautionary measure after...


Mar 27, 2020, 07:00 ET COVID-19: Beware of fraudulent emails or texts purporting to be from Hydro-Québec

MONTREAL, March 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Québec encourages you to be on the lookout for fake emails or text messages appearing to come from the...


Mar 26, 2020, 08:57 ET RCMP arrest individual in relation to cocaine importation

TORONTO, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ - In December 2019 members of the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)...


Mar 24, 2020, 09:40 ET DERMALOG - First Tenprint Scanner to Receive BSI Security Certification

The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has set a standard for the security of fingerprint scanners in all government applications....


Mar 24, 2020, 09:30 ET RCMP arrest individual in relation to Fentanyl Importation

TORONTO, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - In August of 2018 an investigation was conducted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Toronto Airport...


Mar 23, 2020, 12:04 ET Canada's plan to mobilize science to fight COVID-19

OTTAWA, March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is supporting our country's researchers as they do critical work to protect the health and...


Mar 20, 2020, 13:08 ET Search and Rescue stations across Ontario open for 2020 recreational boating season

SARNIA, ON, March 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Four of the Canadian Coast Guard's seasonally operated lifeboat stations on the Great Lakes will reopen. Stations...


Mar 17, 2020, 19:03 ET Lockdown at Bowden Institution

INNISFAIL, AB, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Correctional Service Canada A lockdown is in place at Bowden Institution, a federal correctional institution,...


Mar 17, 2020, 10:15 ET RCMP Ontario Fraud Prevention Campaign: Canada Revenue Agency Scam

MILTON, ON, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area Financial Crime Unit would like to...


Mar 12, 2020, 17:00 ET Another scammer arrested as part of Project Octavia

MILTON, ON, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Section,...


Mar 09, 2020, 08:45 ET RCMP arrest two individuals in relation to ketamine importation and possession of marijuana

SCARBOROUGH, ON, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - On February 13th, 2020 United States (US) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Memphis Tennessee...


Mar 05, 2020, 18:10 ET Change of Command Ceremony at Drumheller and Bowden Institutions

INNISFAIL, AB, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - This week, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held Change of Command Ceremonies at Drumheller and Bowden...


Feb 25, 2020, 15:28 ET Updated Charge, Man Charged with First Degree Murder, Updated to First Degree Murder - Terrorist Activity, Homicide 11/2020, Hang-Kam Annie Chiu, 64, Sheppard Avenue East and Markham Road

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Toronto Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are providing an update to the news release that was...


Feb 18, 2020, 13:55 ET Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Stony Mountain Institution Medium Security Unit

STONY MOUNTAIN, MB, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Since the beginning of February, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a total of three packages...