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Trump on Khashoggi death tape: ‘No reason for me to hear it’

Posted 19 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the “very violent, very vicious” killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the s…


Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes

Posted 12 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

PARIS — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday became the first Western leader to acknowledge his country had heard recordings of the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.


Liberals, Tories announce duelling plans to combat guns and gangs

Posted 9 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — As the Liberals begin to roll out spending on a multimillion-dollar plan to combat a rise in gun and gang violence in Canada, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his own platform pledge to crack down on gangs, including tougher …


30 handguns seized in investigation into cross border smuggling: police

Posted 8 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

TORONTO — A woman accused of smuggling guns in the gas tank of her rental car was part of an elaborate cross-border firearms trafficking operation that has been dismantled, Toronto police alleged Wednesday as they announced multiple…


Bill won’t stop hackers from sowing election confusion: watchdogs

Posted 8 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Canada’s top two elections officials say a bill to modernize election laws will make it difficult to stop computer hackers from sowing chaos that confuses voters, deterring them from casting ballots and undermining confidence in the el…


Government employee accused of selling trade exam answers to failed applicants

Posted 6 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A 28-year-old Ontario government employee is facing a criminal charge after allegedly selling answers to provincial college of trades exams to applicants who had previously failed.


Halifax police probe allegations that evidence was mishandled; staffers on leave

Posted 2 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

Halifax police are investigating four of their own staff over allegations that property was mishandled.


StatCan’s plans for banking info hints at larger trove, work on sensitive data

Posted 1 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy commissioner says Statistics Canada must put more safeguards on personal financial information it collects.


Crown seeks maximum sentence for pilot who targeted ‘spinal column’ of Hydro Quebec

Posted 1 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

ST-JEROME, Que. — Normand Dube is a pilot, an inventor and, as described in a court decision, a “particularly ingenious man.” But a Crown prosecutor argued Wednesday that Dube deserves the maximum sentence for using tha…


Violence prompts churches to weigh security vs. welcoming

Posted 29 October 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Before he was accused of shooting and killing two black people in a Kentucky grocery store last week, Gregory Bush knocked on the door of a predominantly African-American church.


Man accused of threatening call to public safety minister found not guilty

Posted 29 October 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

CALGARY — A judge has found an Alberta man not guilty of making threats against Canada’s public safety minister.


Canadian satellites vulnerable to cyberattack, internal Defence note warns

Posted 26 October 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Satellites vital to Canadian military operations are vulnerable to cyberattack or even a direct missile strike — just one example of why the country’s defence policy must extend fully into the burgeoning sp…


Ontario to cap minimum wage at $14 an hour as part of labour reforms rollback

Posted 23 October 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

TORONTO — Ontario will cap the province’s minimum wage at $14 an hour until 2020 as part of a rollback of labour reforms introduced by the previous Liberal government.


Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves U.K. vulnerable to attack

Posted 19 October 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

LONDON — Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Salisbury, a former head of the U.K.’s overseas intelligence service said Friday.


Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanished

Posted 18 October 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

ISTANBUL — A member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage during several trips abroad walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul just before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there, a surveillance photo leaked Thursday shows, drawing t…