Friday, July 1, 2022

Government wants to protect details of RCMP raid on Montreal company linked to China

The Canadian government has gone to the Federal Court in an attempt to protect “sensitive” information about the raid of a Quebec company that was searched by the RCMP as part of an investigation into the alleged diversion of technology with military uses to China. (Global News)

Liberal ties to Communist China are hurting Canada

National security is perhaps the most important issue for any democratic government. Keeping its citizens safe from a cruel world of our enemies  is paramount. (True North)

U.S. President and First Lady both test positive for COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into quarantine, upending the race for the White House. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” the president said in a late night tweet. (National Post)

Police undermined as Toronto gun violence skyrockets

There’s a perfect storm of gun violence going on in Toronto right now that our politicians don’t want to talk about. As of Sunday, shootings are up 12% this year compared to this time last year, and last year there were more shootings than at any time since police began compiling comparable data in 2004. (Toronto Sun)

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)

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court nomination

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday afternoon. Barrett, 48, a married mother to seven and a former clerk to the late Justice Antonin Scalia, said she was 'truly humbled' by the nomination. (Daily Mail)

BLM protesters face off with gun-toting Louisville store owner

LOUISVILLE - An exchange between Black Lives Matter supporters and a gun-toting Louisville store owner captured the tension in the Kentucky city as protests continued for the third day since a grand jury decided not to charge any police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. (New York Post)

Two Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police. (AP)
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Toronto police swarmed at protest dubbed ‘Takeover Toronto’

It was billed as a “Takeover Toronto” event and for a few minutes early Saturday, dozens of lawless troublemakers gave it their best shot. It was at least a Meadowvale Rd. takeover at the entrance to the Toronto Zoo. “About 100 vehicles blocked off the intersection of Meadowvale Rd. and Zoo Rd.” and were “performing stunts such as donuts and tire burnouts,” sources tell us. (Toronto Sun)

Alberta hiring staff for feasibility study of replacing the RCMP

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is looking to hire a contractor to study the benefits and costs of a proposed provincial police force that could replace the RCMP. Online job postings show the province wants the contractor to do a feasibility review of a possible transition from the RCMP to an Alberta Provincial Police Service. (Edmonton Sun)

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