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Senior civilian RCMP employee charged under national secrets act

A senior civilian member of Canada’s national police force, which also deals with sensitive national security investigations, has been arrested and charged under the Security of Information Act, the Royal Mounted Canadian Police (RCMP) announced in a terse press release» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Boeing air crash: Why, and what happens now

Former safety inspector analysis With the second Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in months, questions are being raised about the plane’s safety.  Many countries have now grounded the model, but not Canada, at least not for the moment.  Eighteen Canadians» 

Politics, Society

Canadian police charge youth with terror-related offence

National security investigators from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested and charged a youth in Kingston, Ontario, with a terrorism-related offence, Canada’s national police force said Friday. Police have laid two charges against the youth, whose identity cannot be» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Statistics Canada pauses data collection on citizens finances over privacy concerns

Statistics Canada is the federal agency responsible for collecting statistics on all aspects of Canadian life. When it was learned the agency was beginning to collect personal banking information on 500,000 citizens, there was an outcry over invasion of privacy.» 

Society

Auto repair fraud revealed by hidden cameras

A major insurance company estimates auto insurance fraud is costing Canadians more than $2 billion every year. Aviva Canada says its investigation “highlights the urgent need to reform the auto insurance system.” The cost to insure a car ranges dramatically» 

Society

Toronto police recover remains of 6 people in serial killer probe

Toronto police say they’ve recovered the remains of at least 6 people from a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. Lead investigator Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga said Thursday all the remains were found in planters at a home» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Last chance to see the Titanic?

In April 1912, the unthinkable, the unimaginable, the impossible happened: the then world’s biggest and most luxurious ocean liner sank with massive loss of life. Ever since, and to this day the name “Titanic”, evokes an image of hugeness, and» 

International, Politics, Society

Judge to be investigated for wearing Trump hat

A Canadian judge has apologized for wearing to court a hat which was a symbol of Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential campaign, but that will not stop an investigation into the incident, reports The Globe and Mail. The newspaper revealed that»