A New Brunswick anti-fracking blockade organizer claims an officer punched her in the head so hard her glasses flew off, sparking an escalating confrontation that ended with 40 arrests, six torched police vehicles, and RCMP allegations they found bombs, rifles and bear spray in the camp.
Police used a battering ram to force their way into a Downtown Eastside rooming house suite Monday after an assault suspect barricaded himself into his room, ending an eight-hour standoff.
Amidst a rising tide of hate activity in Canada, a Calgary couple have been targeted again and again for their activism with Anti-Racist Action Calgary.
A string of unexplained sex worker deaths in the same New Westminster, B.C. apartment building continues to shake the region’s sex worker community, amidst outrage that drug toxicology reports for the women are still unavailable a full month after the first death.
The Crown is appealing the acquittal of a RCMP officer charged with lying before the inquiry into the Vancouver airport Tasering death of Robert Dziekanski.
A spate of disturbing police incidents across Canada has re-ignited calls for law enforcement reform, in a summer that saw Alberta police shoot an Aboriginal star from the reality TV show Mantracker, and Québec police under fire for the beating of an Innu man, captured on video.
Vancouver Police Department’s alleged refusal to issue a criminal record check for a prominent youth leader – because he wouldn’t submit a DNA sample – has forced him to abandon an organization he’s volunteered at for 13 years.
The “Nephew bandit,” who police say conned money and valuables out of gullible seniors by pretending to be a distant relative, will remain in custody.
British Columbia’s marijuana production prominence could have a dramatic impact on the provincial economy if laws regarding the drug are changed, a local criminologist argues.
Vancouver police have opened a new rooftop vegetable garden to help officers reduce stress.