Stephanie Taylor

Reporter/The Canadian Press

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'On the inside': Why some Indigenous officers stick with the RCMP despite struggles

The RCMP is struggling to recruit and retain Indigenous officers. Both former and current Indigenous officers say representation is needed to create change in Canada.

Mendicino says government moving to compensate retailers who own guns on banned list

The federal government is working with a national gun owners' organization to figure out how to compensate retailers who own weapons on a list of banned guns — the first phase of a long-promised gun buyback program, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino said Wednesday.

Auditor general 'assessing' mandate over Trudeau Foundation request to investigate

The federal auditor general's office said Tuesday it is still "assessing" its mandate as it relates to a request from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation to investigate its handling of two donations with possible links to the Chinese government.

Poilievre's pitch to defund CBC, keep French services would require change in law

If Pierre Poilievre wants to defund English CBC programming while maintaining French-language programming, he'll have to overhaul Canada's broadcasting law.

Union for RCMP 911 operators calls for recruitment plan to address staff shortages

The union that represents the RCMP's emergency dispatchers and operators is calling on the force to come up with a recruitment plan to fix worsening staff shortages.

Former Conservative leader Erin O'Toole not seeking re-election, leaving federal politics this spring

Former Conservative leader Erin O'Toole says that after more than a decade in politics, he will not seek re-election and plans to resign his seat this spring.

Internal documents show what RCMP considered 'lessons learned' from Freedom Convoy

After policing the Freedom Convoy, the RCMP came away with lessons learned, newly released documents show — including the need to better prepare for the potential targeting of emergency phone lines.

Three Conservative MPs who met with far-right German politician will stay in caucus

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre says three members of his party who met with a German politician from a far-right party will stay in caucus.

Manitoba MP urges federal government to create 'Red Dress Alert' for missing Indigenous women and girls

An NDP member of Parliament is asking the federal government to establish a system that would send the public a phone notification when an Indigenous woman goes missing.

Government communication on COVID-19 contributed to 'Freedom Convoy' origin: report

Justice Paul Rouleau says the Canada Border Services Agency made a bad situation worse when it mishandled the announcement of a vaccine mandate for truckers early last year, amid rampant anger and false information around the pandemic.