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A protester holds up a fragmented piece of a Sponge round used to cause blunt trauma after a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. The federal government says it wants the RCMP to ban the use of two crowd-control tools that forces across the country say they have in their arsenals: sponge rounds and CS gas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kin Cheung

Feds ask RCMP to ban use of sponge rounds, CS gas for crowd control

RCMP declines to say whether or not it will comply with that instruction

 

Anyone with information on unsolved crimes in Nanaimo is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wetaskiwin RCMP lay charges of aggravated assault after stabbings

Wetaskiwin RCMP have laid charges of aggravated assault against one individual after…

  • Jan 24, 2023

 

(Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash)

Police warn public of ‘emergency scam’

Albertans have collectively lost more than $3.5 million in 2022

  • Dec 7, 2022

 

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)

UPDATE: Multiple collisions reported on QEII, secondary highways:RCMP

RCMP asking public to avoid travel unless absolutely necessary

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)
Jenelle Louis, left, with her grandmother Joyce Crier-Tootoosis. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Samson Cree Nation grandmother of homicide victim speaks up for others suffering

Sister of Wetaskiwin homicide victim: ‘I’m still waiting for him to call me’

Jenelle Louis, left, with her grandmother Joyce Crier-Tootoosis. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Coroners and Oliver RCMP are investigating the suspicious deaths of two people found in a trailer Oct. 1. (File photo)

RCMP investigating homicide near Breton

Rimbey man charged with second degree murder

  • Oct 20, 2022
Coroners and Oliver RCMP are investigating the suspicious deaths of two people found in a trailer Oct. 1. (File photo)
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Alberta RCMP issues over 2,500 traffic safety tickets over long weekend

This Thanksgiving long weekend, police forces across Canada led #OperationImpact2022, an initiative…

  • Oct 13, 2022
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Two attempted murder suspects in Ponoka shooting arrested in Banff

A male from Wetaskiwin, male from Maskwacis charged with attempted murder

  • Sep 28, 2022
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Alberta RCMP: slow down and practice situational awareness in school zones

Recommendations from the Alberta RCMP has children make the trek back to school

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The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Alberta RCMP have busy long weekend

Alberta’s RCMP officers had a busy Heritage Day long weekend. Focusing on…

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Two males charged with second degree murder after assault in Montana Cree Nation

Victim was 20-year-old resident of Maskwacis

  • Jul 26, 2022
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Two Wetaskiwin suspects charged with second degree murder for killing of Ponoka man

RCMP have charged two individuals with second degree murder after a male…

  • Jul 11, 2022
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The midway after dark on June 30. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

Bear mace affects dozens at Ponoka Stampede midway

Ponoka RCMP responded to bear mace incidents

The midway after dark on June 30. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Public safety minister eyes steps to strengthen oversight of the RCMP

Minister Mendicino hopes to increase independence of RCMP’s management advisory board

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Commission counsel Roger Burrill presents information about the police paraphernalia used by Gabriel Wortman, at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on Monday, April 25, 2022. The inquiry into the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia has revealed two new RCMP miscues that delayed a warning to the public that the killer was driving a replica police car. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Lost emails, delays: Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry uncovers new RCMP snags

Inquiry concluded the lapses could not be adequately explained, though it did offer some theories

Commission counsel Roger Burrill presents information about the police paraphernalia used by Gabriel Wortman, at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on Monday, April 25, 2022. The inquiry into the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia has revealed two new RCMP miscues that delayed a warning to the public that the killer was driving a replica police car. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gathers some tea for a food hamper during a visit to the Guru Nanak Food Bank in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam

Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

Between Feb. 5 and March 23, 26 threats were logged against Trudeau and 8 of his cabinet ministers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gathers some tea for a food hamper during a visit to the Guru Nanak Food Bank in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Catherine McCarthy-Martin holds a yellow rose in honour of her niece Chantel Moore during a healing gathering at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Thursday, June 18, 2020. A jury of three women and two men has been chosen in the coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore — a 26-year-old Indigenous woman fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B., during a wellness check on June 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Mother of Chantel Moore tells inquest about night N.B. police shot her daughter

Inquest underway into what happened the 2020 night Tla-o-qui-aht mom was shot and killed by police

Catherine McCarthy-Martin holds a yellow rose in honour of her niece Chantel Moore during a healing gathering at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Thursday, June 18, 2020. A jury of three women and two men has been chosen in the coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore — a 26-year-old Indigenous woman fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B., during a wellness check on June 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. In a new mandate letter issued to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, Mendicino instructs the national police force to proactively disclose documents, help uncover truths and allow for alternative forms of investigation as communities “seek justice at their own pace.”	THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Help heal Indigenous residential school trauma, public safety minister tells RCMP

Force told to proactively disclose documents and allow for alternative forms of investigation

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. In a new mandate letter issued to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, Mendicino instructs the national police force to proactively disclose documents, help uncover truths and allow for alternative forms of investigation as communities “seek justice at their own pace.”	THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
RCMP Constables Adam Merchant, Aaron Patton and Stuart Beselt, left to right, are questioned by commission counsel Roger Burrill at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on Monday, March 28, 2022. The officers were the first officers on the scene at the Portapique, N.S. shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Two years after a gunman killed 22 in Nova Scotia, RCMP still under the microscope

RCMP communication with the public during the gunman’s 13 hours at large has become a focal point

RCMP Constables Adam Merchant, Aaron Patton and Stuart Beselt, left to right, are questioned by commission counsel Roger Burrill at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on Monday, March 28, 2022. The officers were the first officers on the scene at the Portapique, N.S. shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
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