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Acting head of OPP asks for investigation into hiring of new commissioner

TORONTO — The interim commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police is asking the province's ombudsman to investigate the appointment of Premier Doug Ford's family friend to the force's top job.
Judge grants $10M bail for Huawei executive facing possible extradition to U.S.

Judge grants $10M bail for Huawei executive facing possible extradition to U.S.

VANCOUVER — A top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on $10 million bail and must agree to wear an electronic tracking device while she is also monitored by two employees of a company that provides surveillance using former poli
Prairie police chiefs call on Ottawa for help as meth-fuelled crime skyrockets

Prairie police chiefs call on Ottawa for help as meth-fuelled crime skyrockets

OTTAWA — Police chiefs say methamphetamine is fuelling a crime wave in some of Western Canada's biggest cities as use of the highly addictive drug skyrockets across the Prairies.
'Broke my heart:' Mother of slain Stampeder thought her son was safe in Canada

'Broke my heart:' Mother of slain Stampeder thought her son was safe in Canada

CALGARY — The mother of slain Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks says she thought her son would be safe when he left his native Detroit to play football in Canada.
Ex-diplomat who worked on Trudeau's Hong Kong visit detained in China

Ex-diplomat who worked on Trudeau's Hong Kong visit detained in China

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has contacted Chinese authorities about the detention of a sometime Canadian diplomat in China at a time of intensifying tensions between the two countries.
Skepticism follows Montreal police plan to combat profiling of racial minorities

Skepticism follows Montreal police plan to combat profiling of racial minorities

MONTREAL — Anastasia Marcelin, originally from Haiti, says she became an activist after witnessing how city police treated her three younger brothers in their Montreal North neighbourhood.
Canadian warship witnesses possible violations of North Korea sanctions

Canadian warship witnesses possible violations of North Korea sanctions

OTTAWA — The crew of a Canadian warship in the Pacific had front-row seats to potential violations of UN sanctions against North Korea during a recent patrol in the East China Sea — but was under orders not to intercept any suspicious vessels, the sh
Sheldon Kennedy removing name from child advocacy centre he founded

Sheldon Kennedy removing name from child advocacy centre he founded

CALGARY — Former NHL player and abuse survivor Sheldon Kennedy is removing his name from a child advocacy centre he founded. Kennedy pitched the idea to Calgary's police chief in 2010 and the facility opened in the city two years later.
Early prison release revoked for drunk driver who killed two teens in Saskatoon

Early prison release revoked for drunk driver who killed two teens in Saskatoon

SASKATOON — An early release from prison has been revoked for a drunk driver who was behind the wheel of a stolen truck when she killed two Saskatoon teenagers and seriously injured a third.
Trump to envoy Canada says Huawei arrest not political, but China rise is worrying

Trump to envoy Canada says Huawei arrest not political, but China rise is worrying

OTTAWA — China's economic and political rise may be bad news for North American workers but the U.S. pursuit of a Huawei executive is a separate legal matter, says Donald Trump's envoy to Canada.