RCMP needs structural changes to address racism: MMIWG commissioner

Maan Alhmidi, The Canadian PressWed Nov 18 2020 19:08:07 OTTAWA — A commissioner who served on the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls says top-down attitudes and the centralized structure of the RCMP are leading to racist practices against Indigenous people in Canada. Speaking in French to the House of Commons public […]

Nova Scotia RCMP say man faces assault charges in violent clash at lobster pound

By Keith Doucette in Halifax Sat Nov 14 2020 15:47:54 NEW EDINBURGH, N.S. — A 74-year-old Nova Scotia man has been charged in relation to a violent clash last month at a lobster pound in the southwestern part of the province, police announced on Saturday. The RCMP said Yvon Thibault, of Digby County, has been […]

The RCMP in Nova Scotia have failed to properly protect indigenous people: minister

By Maan Alhmidi, The Canadian PressMon Oct 19 2020, 12:21:07 OTTAWA — The RCMP in Nova Scotia have failed to properly protect Indigenous people embroiled in an ugly dispute over lobster fishing, Canada’s Indigenous services minister said Monday. Marc Miller was one of four federal cabinet ministers who took part in a news conference that […]

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal charged with fraud and breach of trust by RCMP

OTTAWA — The RCMP say they’ve charged former Liberal MP Raj Grewal with fraud and breach of trust. They allege the former MP for Brampton East took millions of dollars in personal loans without telling the federal ethics commissioner, and that he used his political position to solicit those loans. They also say he used […]