Thursday, June 27, 2019

Inside a ‘tap on the back’ ruins a 40-year policing career

VANCOUVER - The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) was created to provide independent civilian oversight over municipal police forces in British Columbia. But a string of recent cases shows the OPCC is more about overreach than oversight. (Troy Media)

Mayor announces ‘zero tolerance for crime’ measures after weekend violence

WINDSOR - The brazen violence on the weekend — a murder in a public housing complex and a wild Ouellette Avenue street fight in which two people were stabbed — was the last straw for Mayor Drew Dilkens, who announced nine “zero tolerance” measures to address the dramatically escalating crime rate. (Windsor Star)

Bribery, intimidation, voter fraud alleged in Surrey election

SURREY, BC - A sophisticated criminal scheme aimed at swaying 10 to 15 thousand votes in Surrey's municipal election has been alleged in a report to the RCMP and Elections BC. (CTV)

Angry Kavanaugh denies Ford accusation, sees ‘disgrace’

WASHINGTON - In a defiant and emotional bid to rescue his Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday denied allegations that he sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students and angrily told Congress that Democrats were engaged in “a calculated and orchestrated political hit.” (CP24)
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  • A legal win for Doug Ford, Toronto city council cuts will go ahead

    TORONTO - Ontario’s top court has stayed a ruling that upended the provincial government’s plans to cut Toronto city council in the middle of a municipal election. (National Post)

    Project Veritas releases video of DOJ official admitting political resistance

    WASHINGTON, DC - Project Veritas has released the second installment in an undercover video series unmasking the Deep State. (Project Veritas)

    Toronto area MP crosses the floor to the opposition Conservatives

    OTTAWA - A Toronto-area Liberal MP has crossed the floor to Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, citing concerns about the economy and foreign policy as her reasons for leaving the government benches. (Globe & Mail)
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  • 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)

    Opposition to Kavanaugh devolves into farce

    The surest sign that Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Supreme Court is that opposition to his nomination has devolved into a farce. Even the deepest-pocketed dark-money source for the Republicans couldn’t have cooked up the plan deployed against Kavanaugh. (The Hill)

    Manafort, Mueller reach plea deal

    WASHINGTON - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has tentatively agreed to a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller that will head off his upcoming trial, sources familiar with the negotiations say. (ABC News)

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