IIO called in after fatal police shooting in Shawnigan Lake

The IIO, a police watchdog agency, has been called in after officers shot and killed a man who RCMP said confronted them with a knife at a Vancouver Island home. (The Province)

‘Prince of Pot’ tries to get arrested for selling banned merchandise in Montreal

MONTREAL - Longtime cannabis policy reform advocate Marc Emery, also known as the “Prince of Pot,” failed in his first attempt to get arrested for selling goods that promote cannabis culture in downtown Montreal on Sunday. (Montreal Gazette)

Fatal shooting brings spat between mayor and RCMP to a boil

VANCOUVER - Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum wasted no time linking the latest gang violence to the city's push for a municipal force. The RCMP's boss wasn't impressed.(The Province)
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One dead after overnight shooting in Surrey

VANCOUVER - An early-morning targeted shooting in Surrey has left one man dead. Around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, Surrey RCMP received a report of a person on the ground outside of a home in the 14200-block 70A Avenue, in Newton. (Vancouver Sun)

Police arrest suspect after boy, man shot in Montreal suburb

MONTREAL - A five-year-old boy and a man in his 50s have been shot in the Montreal suburb of Kirkland, police said late Friday. (CBC)
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  • Terror mayhem in Melbourne

    MELBOURNE - Islamic State is taking credit for a savage terror attack in Australia that killed one man and could have left scores dead.Cops say a Somalian immigrant, Mohamed Khalif — who goes by the name of Hassan Shire — crashed his truck on a busy street, hitting a pedestrian and then tried to set the truck on fire. (Toronto Sun)

    Vancouver Police issue warning about notorious child abductor

    VANCOUVER - Convicted child abductor Randall Peter Hopley is living in Vancouver and police are warning the public that they believe he poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of young boys. (Vancouver Sun)

    RCMP identify suspect in Sherwood Park explosions

    EDMONTON - “Out of character.” Those were the words a grieving family used Thursday to describe the actions of Kane Kosolowsky, the suspect linked to a pair of explosions in a Sherwood Park parkade earlier this week. (Edmonton Journal)

    ‘It was just mayhem’

    THOUSAND OAKS - The bouncer was the first to fall, shot repeatedly by a black-clad gunman who targeted Borderline Bar and Grill for unknown reasons on a night when the pub was filled with college students who only wanted to dance and drink and laugh and flirt. (LA Times)
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    WHITBY - In a tweet Wednesday night, Durham regional police say a man from Whitby is charged with criminal negligence and arson, as well as a charge of “production” under the Cannabis Act. (Toronto Sun)