Monday, June 24, 2024

British girl held prisoner by Muslim grooming gang for 12 years

LONDON - Sarah's haunted face stares out under a red Islamic head-dress in her wedding photo. Beside her, guests eat cake while celebrating the marriage, conducted by the local mosque's imam at a terraced house in the Home Counties. (Daily Mail)

Ontario names Thomas Carrique new Commissioner of the OPP

The government of Ontario has named Thomas Carrique as the new commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police. The Ford government's first pick, Toronto police Supt. Ron Taverner, withdrew his name from consideration last week after his appointment to the job touched off months of controversy and triggered an integrity commissioner investigation. (CBC)

Trump calls Canadian Prime Minister ‘two faced’ at the NATO summit

WATFORD, England - President Trump, who has long demeaned his rivals for being laughed at around the world, found himself the scorned child on the global playground Wednesday as widely circulated video showed some of his foreign counterparts gossiping about and mocking him. (Washington Post)
Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

Canadian government sits on their hands while Vancouver cops’ Cuban nightmare continues

The two Vancouver area cops, Jordan Long and Mark Simms, are still languishing in Cuba, unable to leave the island, Communist country despite being acquitted unanimously by a five woman judicial panel a month ago. They have been informed the prosecution service want to appeal the acquittal. They have not been informed on what grounds the appeal is being sought. Indeed, it seems the prosecution just wants to regurgitate the same arguments it made at trial which were ruled against by the judicial panel. (PTC Exclusive)

The RCMP have no choice but to investigate SNC-Lavelin scandal

The scathing report released by federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion this week was damning for the Prime Minister. And not only for him, but for other members of the PMO and the Privy Council Office (PCO). And it has lit the burner under the simmering SNC-Lavalin scandal the Liberals hoped would be dead in the lead up to the election. (True North)

Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal inadvertently

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed in a recently unsealed court filing — a development that could significantly advance the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and have major implications for those who publish government secrets. (Washington Post)

Politics take priority over policing in John Tory’s Toronto

In an ideal world, politics and the police should be arm’s length. Politicians should not interfere in the business of policing. Unfortunately, that is far from the truth in Canada’s largest city. (True North)

Andrew Scheer for Prime Minister

In 2015, Canadians took a gamble and elected a Justin Trudeau government. Stephen Harper had been in power for nine years and voters were looking for something new. Trudeau checked the right boxes and promised Canadians a return to “sunny ways.” Four years later, his government doesn’t look so sunny anymore. (Toronto Sun)

Portland police arrest more than 100 over weekend

Portland police arrested more than 100 people during violent clashes this weekend, as the Oregon city passed 100 consecutive days of Black Lives Matter protests. (New York Post)

State Patrol takes power tools to indigenous structures used in protest

OLYMPIA — The day ended in two arrests for the Protectors of the Salish Sea, a climate activist group headed by indigenous leaders. The group set up two tipi-like structures, called “tarpees,” on the north steps of the State Capitol building at 5 a.m. Tuesday. On top of each of the 16-foot structures sat two demonstrators. (Seattle Times)

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