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The legality of G20 police cordons in Toronto

Toronto is a changed city this weekend. Various police forces have cordoned off a big part of downtown searching and checking IDs of those wishing to enter. We in Canada are not used to ID checks and car searches on…

Self-policing an ‘unwinnable’ battle for RCMP, inquiry hears

Ian Bailey Vancouver – From Wednesday’s Globe and Mail Last updated on Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2009 11:11PM EDT The optics of police investigating themselves in such cases as the death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski presents an "unwinnable" image problem,…

Members of alleged drug-trafficking ring walk after police lied to court

From the Times-Colonist By Neal Hall, Vancouver Sun July 16, 2009 8:18 AM  VANCOUVER — A former boxer accused of heading an international drug trafficking ring has been acquitted of all charges after a judge found two senior RCMP officers…