Toronto police seize coke, cash, high-end watches in $8 million bust

Four men are in custody and two more on the run after Toronto police dismantled a ‘professional’ level cocaine trafficking operation. (Toronto Sun)
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Arrest at Alberta Legislature is counter to the right to peaceful protest

I guess the lockdown is fraying everyone’s nerves, even the well trained, level-headed, highly professional sheriffs who guard the Alberta legislature.(Edmonton Sun)

Chilliwack Mounties take down drug gang

Mounties in the Fraser Valley say they have dismantled a major drug operation after a seven-month investigation. Officers found suspected cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, and heroin, loaded handguns and blasting caps after executing search warrants in both Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (The Province)
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Politicians are drunk with power

Some politicians are finally starting to realize that we have the coronavirus pandemic under control and are slowly easing lockdown restrictions. But unfortunately, some politicians are drunk with power and continue to neuter the Charter of Rights in an effort to combat the coronavirus. (True North)

Trudeau’s briefings highlight a problem with journalism in Canada

The media landscape in Canada is rapidly changing. Canadians are increasingly consuming the news online and through their smartphones. They’re watching more videos and finding news stories through social media apps like Facebook and YouTube.(Toronto Sun)

Latest Liberal gun ban isn’t merely a failure, it erodes trust

There is more than one way to look at the federal Liberal government's announcement of a ban on certain models of semi-automatic rifles: as illogical symbolism that will do nothing to advance public safety; as a waste of scarce public funds; as craven wedge politics. (CBC)

Fear of the coronavirus is overblown, it’s time to get the economy moving

It is possible to become demoralized by the enthusiasm an inordinate number of Canadians seem to have to continue the coronavirus shutdown. The generally capable mayor of Toronto, my friend of many years, John Tory, who’s usually a sensible man, is now being lampooned even by soft-left elements of the media for trying to prevent the public from crowding into High Park and other public places to enjoy the sight and aroma of the cherry blossoms, a much anticipated rite of spring. (National Post)

DOJ drops case against Michael Flynn

The Justice Department dropped its case against Michael Flynn on Thursday, citing “newly discovered” information from the investigation of the former national security adviser. (Daily Caller)

Arrests made in shooting death of black man in Georgia

Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighbourhood. (CBC)
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Vancouver police seize 8 guns, $3m of drugs in massive bust

Organized criminals and drug gangs have adapted their illicit operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the Vancouver Police Department’s organized crime section says. (The Province)