RCMP

Press freedoms

Supreme Court rules against VICE in press freedom battle against the RCMP

The Supreme Court has upheld an RCMP order compelling VICE and reporter Ben Makuch to hand over source materials.
Rachel Browne
11.30.18
Opioid Crisis

How one of the dark web's biggest suspected fentanyl dealers wound up dead

U.S. authorities say Robert Kiessling, of British Columbia, was a major fentanyl vendor on the dark web.
Rachel Browne
8.30.18
ALIENS

In Search of the Truth Behind Canada's Most Infamous UFO Sighting

It's been 50 years since one of the most well-documented UFO incidents in Canadian history.
Hillary Windsor
10.4.17
State of Surveillance

The RCMP Has Been Using Surveillance Gear Under an 'Interim' Policy for 6 Years

A new report sheds more light on the use of Stingrays in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
9.14.17
bear brawl

A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House

Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
State of Surveillance

Canada’s Spies, Police, and Border Agents Are Quietly Coordinating on Biometrics

Privacy experts worry the meetings could put Canadians’ privacy at risk.
Jordan Pearson
6.20.17
State of Surveillance

It’s Not Chill At All That Canadian Police Misled the Public For Years About Stingrays

And they need to answer for it.
Jordan Pearson
4.12.17
sex work

Is Police Culture Set Up to Fail Sex Workers?

Even in Vancouver, where sex work is “not an enforcement priority,” sex assault charges against a high-profile anti-exploitation detective show little has changed.
Sarah Berman
1.15.17
Motherboard

Canada’s Update to Classified Documents System Could Raise Hacking Risks

But the current system is 'out of date and unsustainable.'
Jordan Pearson
12.2.16
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
News

The RCMP Is Using the Media to ‘Create Moral Panic’ About Encryption

Experts say stage-managed information sharing with journalists is a PR play.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.16
News

The RCMP Used Police Databases and Social Media to Track Aboriginal Protestors

The RCMP then made their identities known to front-line officers.
Jordan Pearson
11.10.16
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