New report condemns RCMP, but what will change?

A report issued this week by former Supreme Court Justice Michel Bastarache looked at the complaints brought against the RCMP by former members Janet Merlo and Linda Gillis Davidson. (True North)

Along the five-hour escort home, public pays its last respects to fallen OPP Const. Marc Hovingh

Dozens of local police officers lined bridges and the sides of the highway in Sudbury on Monday to salute a fallen colleague as he was transported by hearse and OPP escort to Manitoulin Island. The procession for Const. Marc Hovingh, killed Thursday in an exchange of gunfire near Gore Bay, left the Toronto area around noon and made its way through Sudbury in the late afternoon. (National Post)

Mexico arrests ex-cop known as ‘The Mute’ in massacre of nine members of Mormon family

Mexican authorities have arrested a suspect over the massacre of nine members of two Mormon families in a November, 2019 attack on a dirt road at the border of Chihuahua and Sonora, the BBC reports. (The Province)

39 shot, 4 fatally so far this weekend in Chicago

Four people have been killed, and 35 others wounded in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend. In the latest fatal attack, a man was killed in a shooting near South Chicago on the South Side. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Surrey Hells Angels clubhouse searched by RCMP in gun investigation

Surrey RCMP executed a search warrant overnight Friday at the Hells Angels Hardside clubhouse in connection with a gun investigation. Mounties continued with the search Saturday at the rented rancher in the 18000-block of 96 Avenue. (The Province)

Paradise lost – death of OPP officer shakes small community

GORE BAY, Ont. -  As night fell, so did the town hall flag, to half-mast, as soon as word came that OPP Const. Marc Hovingh had died. “He was a big, friendly guy,” Gore Bay Mayor Dan Osborne told me Thursday in the dark on the front porch of his home above the harbour. (Toronto Sun)

Delta police say drug ring tied to Hells Angels, UN gang shut down

Delta police say an investigation into local trafficking has led to the disruption of an $18-million drug operation with links to both the Hells Angels and the UN gang. So far, more than a dozen people have been arrested and major amounts of drugs seized along with firearms, cash and vehicles. (The Province)

Montreal hospital worker found murdered on the beach in Cuba

A Montreal woman who travelled to Cuba for holidays last Friday and went missing the next day was found murdered on a beach in the resort town of Varadero. (Toronto Sun)

Third arrest in quadruple shooting that killed 12-year-old

Call it a hat trick for the Toronto Police. Call it the march toward justice for 12-year-old Dante Andreatta and his family. (Toronto Sun)

Woman and unborn child killed in L.A. shooting

A woman and her unborn child were killed in a Sunday shooting in Wilmington that also left a man wounded, Los Angeles police said Monday. Arlene Leonor Rodriguez, 24 and seven months pregnant, was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 1100 block of North Neptune Avenue in Wilmington, in the LAPD’s Harbor Division, about 11:25 a.m. as the man worked on the engine of the vehicle, police said. (Los Angeles Times)