NATIONAL NEWS

THE THIN BLUE LINE – #NBRCMP
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

THE THIN BLUE LINE – #NBRCMP

“What’s wrong with people?” That’s the question my fourteen (14) year old son asked when I showed him a Facebook page created by some misguided P.O.S. supporting Moncton RCMP shooter Justin Bourque (24).  The page had a remarkable 1,268 “likes” on it. My son wasn’t the only one disturbed by the […]

ONTARIO SIU CLEARS DRPS OFFICER IN MACISAAC SHOOTING
EDITORIALS NATIONAL NEWS

ONTARIO SIU CLEARS DRPS OFFICER IN MACISAAC SHOOTING

The Ontario SIU (Special Investigations Unit) has concluded the investigation into the controversial shooting of Michael MacIsaac. In a media release, Director of the SIU, Tony Loparco, indicated, “There are no reasonable grounds to charge a Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) Officer with a criminal offence in connection with the […]

LEGAL MARIHUANA – A Moral Dilemma
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

LEGAL MARIHUANA – A Moral Dilemma

Canadians participated in an interesting debate last evening. The Corus radio network hosted #canadianstalk, an open radio and social media forum (Twitter) inviting Canadians to voice their opinions on the controversial issue of the legalization of cannabis marihuana. While I wasn’t able to listen to the entire broadcast, local CJOB host Greg Mackling […]

CALGARY POLICE SERVICE LEADS WEST IN HOMICIDE STATS
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

CALGARY POLICE SERVICE LEADS WEST IN HOMICIDE STATS

The City of Winnipeg currently sits in third place when it comes to the ultimate crime in major Western Canadian Cities.  After the first four (4) months of 2014 the Cities of Calgary and Edmonton have secured the unenviable number one and two spots. Homicide Rates – Western Canada City     […]

RCMP Report Delivers Death Blow to Racist Ideology
NATIONAL NEWS TOP STORIES

RCMP Report Delivers Death Blow to Racist Ideology

The RCMP held a national news conference today to provide statistical information gathered in an unprecedented in-depth examination of issues regarding Canadian Missing & Murdered Aboriginal Women. The Numbers; 1980 – 2012 1,181 – Number of Missing & Murdered Aboriginal women 1,017 – Number of Murdered Aboriginal women 164 – Number […]

The Shooting of Michael MacIsaac – Justified or Not?
EDITORIALS NATIONAL NEWS

The Shooting of Michael MacIsaac – Justified or Not?

There is little doubt Police involved shootings are some of the most misunderstood, controversial issues that face Law Enforcement. Unrealistic public expectations regarding the use of less than lethal force or suggestions that sharp shooting Police Officer’s should wing suspects in the arms or legs do little to further the […]

MAD COW GANG TAG (FB)
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

Teen Gangster Collared For 2013 Nigel Dixon Murder

On March 13, 2014, members of the Vancouver Police Department arrested the eighteen (18) year old suspect wanted in connection with the gang related murder of twenty (20) year old victim Nigel Dixon. On April 2, 2013, just after 4:00 pm, Dixon was gunned down in a brazen broad daylight […]

SEX TRADE WORKERS – The Flip Side
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

SEX TRADE WORKERS – The Flip Side

I had a good reminder yesterday. A reminder about some of the not so obvious impacts of the sex trade and the flawed strategies aimed at curtailing it. The reminder came in the way of an emotionally charged blog post called “The Truth About Street Prostitution – A Resident’s Perspective […]