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2013-07-02 23:01:11

Dr. Rafik Benaissa, brother of former SNC Lavalin Executive Riadh Ben Aissa, files a petition for a writ of mandamus with a Montreal Federal Court, requests investigation of alleged RCMP violations in the SNC Lavalin affair. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Dr. Rafik Benaissa, brother of former SNC Lavalin executive Riadh Ben Aissa, has filed a petition for a writ of Mandamus with a Montreal Federal Court (Montreal Federal Court # 3290722013), requesting that an investigation be opened...

2012-07-23 10:21:53

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Defence Canada, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Navistar Defense, LLC, today announced that it delivered on a USD $14 million contract from the Government of Canada to supply the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) with International® MXT(TM) Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs). The new vehicles will provide increased protection and rescue capabilities for RCMP officers and members of the public during high-risk situations. The...

2012-04-24 10:27:53

MORGAN HILL, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company announces that the Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Electronics, Munitions and Tactical Systems Procurement Directorate, Defense and Major Projects Sector has provided a National Master Standing Offer (NMSO) for the S412E LMR Master(TM) handheld analyzer from Anritsu. Due in part to the NMSO, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has purchased 18 LMR Masters and expects to buy more over a three-year...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- IACP -- Law enforcement agencies from around the world that successfully fought against serious motor vehicle collisions, school violence and auto theft will be honored today by the Motorola Solutions business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as winners of the 18th annual IACP/Motorola Webber Seavey Award for Quality in Law Enforcement. KEY FACTS Washington State Patrol (WSP), Olympia, Washington...

2009-09-25 11:00:31

A collection of more than 25 ornamental garden gnomes dumped on an Alberta family's driveway has the Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigating. The force's detachment in Leduc, 30 miles south of Edmonton, appealed for the media's help in getting the ceramic elves and other characters back to their owners and to identifying who left them on the driveway, the Edmonton Sun reported. A woman called police when she found the little statues and solar lights on her driveway around 1:30 a.m. Aug....

2009-08-10 12:46:45

Canadian police say the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver will be the largest security operation in the nation's history. About 5,200 Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and 1,800 officers from Vancouver and other agencies will be assigned to the games as will 4,500 military troops and an equal number of private security guards. It's the largest security operation in Canadian history, RCMP Staff Sgt. Mike Cote told the Toronto Globe and Mail. Cote said the price tag for security alone will...

2009-07-01 20:13:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 15, 2009, the Public Works and Government Services Canada along with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police awarded Contemporary Security Canada the contract to provide security screening services for the upcoming 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia. Damon Zumwalt, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) has launched Contemporary Security Canada (also identified as CSC)...

2009-04-29 10:04:45

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say it took a suspected Toronto drug mule three weeks to excrete 76 tampon-sized packets of cocaine into a bedpan. Hatim Gulamhusein, 48, was arrested April 7 at Toronto's international airport after arriving on a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina, RCMP Cpl. Cathy McCrory told the National Post. She said border agents are very good at spotting people who have swallowed drug packages or secreted them in their bodies. Once in custody, Gulamhusein required six...

2009-03-28 15:07:38

A nitrogen tank full of bull semen was stolen from a Canadian farmer, police say. The Cowichan Valley Citizen reported authorities were unsure whether the tank in Duncan, British Columbia, was stolen for the nitrogen or for the embryos and bull semen inside. That's what makes it theft over $5,000, said Sgt. Rob Webb of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Shawnigan. We're just not certain if it was stolen for the nitrogen or for the animal parts. I would think there would be some honor among...

2008-12-03 07:00:51

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police force is being sued for nixing a deal to use cruise ships to house security forces for the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. Cruise Connections Charter Management filed the suit with the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia seeking $55,348,136 in damages for canceling its deal to provide cruise ship lodging in Vancouver harbor, the Globe and Mail reported. The deal was announced in June but the two RCMP civilian employees who negotiated it have...