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Case of man accused in van attack that left 10 dead put over to November

Posted 14 September 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

TORONTO — A man accused in a deadly van attack in north Toronto won’t stand trial until next year at the earliest, his lawyer said Friday after the case was put over until November.


Travellers complain about rude, disrespectful Canadian border officers

Posted 4 September 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

The Canada Border Services Agency faced more than 100 founded complaints from travellers last year, including allegations of racism and rudeness — and one instance of a woman alleging a border officer yelled at her while she was in medical distress.


Shoppers, workers, return to Toronto mall where shooting took place

Posted 4 September 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

TORONTO — Shoppers and employees returned Friday to a popular Toronto mall where a shooting triggered a frantic evacuation a day earlier, while police continued to search for multiple suspects in the incident.


Bill Blair asked to lead talks on Safe Third Country Agreement with the U.S.

Posted 28 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assigned sweeping responsibilities to Bill Blair, the new minister in charge of border security and organized crime, tasking him with leading the file on irregular migration and examining whether Canada shou…


Gaming tournament shooting highlights security or lack of it

Posted 27 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A champion gamer’s decision to open fire Sunday afternoon during a video competition killing two people and wounding nine others before killing himself — has prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports tournaments.


Security tight as man charged in Fredericton shootings appears in court

Posted 27 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

FREDERICTON — The man accused of killing four people, including two police officers, in a shooting spree this month moved slowly and tentatively as he made his first court appearance Monday.


B.C. declares state of emergency over wildfires

Posted 15 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the response to the hundreds of wildfires burning across the province.


Canadian Armed Forces to help as nearly 600 wildfires burn across B.C.

Posted 14 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The federal government is offering support with air power and Canadian Armed Forces troops in British Columbia as nearly 600 wildfires burn across the province, displacing thousands of people and forcing scores more to be prepared to…


Ontario to spend $25 million to help fight guns and gangs in Toronto

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

TORONTO — Police and courts in Toronto will receive $25 million from the Ontario government to help fight guns and gangs, Doug Ford announced Thursday, as critics said the funding failed to address the root causes of violent crime.


Parliamentary security force seeks harassment investigators after case backlog

Posted 31 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Parliament’s security force says it’s dealt with multiple harassment complaints and now it’s hiring outside investigators to ensure it can manage future cases.


Public Safety Canada says printing a gun without licence could lead to jail time

Posted 31 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

Public Safety Canada says it’s closely monitoring U.S. moves that would allow designs for 3D-printed guns to be posted online, but there are rules already in place to prevent unauthorized weapons from being made.


Woman charged following alleged racist attack in Brampton, Ont.: police

Posted 30 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A woman has been charged with assault after allegedly flinging racial slurs at a young woman and flicking a lighter towards her, police said Monday.


Feds ramp up brainstorming on handgun crime following Toronto shooting

Posted 30 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Following the recent mass shooting in Toronto, the federal government is eyeing tighter restrictions on handguns – possibly by making certain firearms harder to buy and allowing municipalities to impose their own controls.


Scammed Ontario woman brought to tears by a stranger’s generosity

Posted 20 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — An Ontario woman who fell victim to a telephone tax scam has her money back — not from the scammer, but from a stranger who says he went through a similar experience.


Heat wave keeps Canada Day crowds low on Parliament Hill

Posted 3 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — A scorching heat wave has kept crowds on Parliament Hill smaller than usual for Canada Day festivities in the nation’s capital.