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RCMP and CBSA officers to face questions over Meng Wanzhou’s arrest in extradition case

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/meng-wanzhou-rcmp-cbsa-arrest-extradition-1.5773362

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Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C.

Commissioner Austin Cullen presides over opening statements at the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia on Feb. 24. Hearings will resume today after being suspended for the provincial election. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C. … Continue reading

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Alberta RCMP charge driver allegedly sleeping in a self-driving, speeding Tesla on Highway 2

https://globalnews.ca/news/7340881/driver-sleeping-iself-driving-speeding-telsa-qeii/amp/ Not sure if they asleep or doing this for kicks as the officer claims the vehicle started to accelerate from about 140 to 150 once they put sirens on. Regardless a Tesla in autopilot mode checks for active driver … Continue reading

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Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says

July 9 2020 Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-clearview-ai-to-end-facial-recognition-services-in-canada-privacy/ Related Facial recognition firm Clearview AI probed by U.K., Australia for privacy issues https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/european-business/article-facial-recognition-firm-clearview-ai-probed-by-uk-australia-for/

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SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud charge, to pay $280-million fine

NICOLAS VAN PRAET, ANDREW WILLIS, GREG MCARTHUR SECURITIES REGULATION REPORTER, SEAN FINE JUSTICE WRITER, MONTREAL PUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2019 FOR SUBSCRIBERS https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-snc-lavalin-reaches-agreement-to-plead-guilty-to-charges-of-corruption/ After year of political turmoil, SNC-Lavalin gets most of what it wanted in plea deal — Comments This … Continue reading

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Alberta terminates election commissioner’s contract amid probe into UCP leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rural Municipalities of Alberta conference, in Edmonton, Alta, on Nov. 15, 2019. JASON FRANSON/THE CANADIAN PRESS — Alberta UCP government terminates election commissioner’s contract amid probe into UCP leadership race https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/article-alberta-terminates-election-commissioners-contract-amid-probe-into/ Comments It … Continue reading

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Dirty money driving up B.C. home prices as more than $40-billion laundered across Canada in 2018 – Globe and Mail

May 10 2019 Commentary This linked to illegal importing and sale of opioids and other drugs with over 11k Canadians dying of opioid related overdoses since 2016. How was it allowed to get this bad? It says $7 of the … Continue reading

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MPI diverting overcharges to police again instead of refunding or reducing rates as per legislated monopoly – also being labeled as socialism

MPI Funding Increased Enforcement Against Distracted Driving — April 4, 2019 – CHRISD.CA plus commentary Post on Facebook Some of Comments: “Socialism at it’s best. Governments take money from the people, the more money they control, the worse it is. … Continue reading

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MB Government budget adds 27 more RCMP Officers – will they be used effectively?

March 28 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen — I support spending on these officers if their direction and focus is on serious crimes (violent, property, corporate, financial and blue collar) and not more traffic “safety” revenue or MPI … Continue reading

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‘Project Wide Awake’: How the RCMP Watches You on Social Media | The Tyee

Exclusive: How police are using new software to expand surveillance of citizens’ activities. By Bryan Carney 25 Mar 2019 | TheTyee.ca The RCMP is now proactively using software that allows officers to identify and monitor activity on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram … Continue reading

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