Victoria police board proposes 9.55% budget hike - Victoria News
Staff salaries, benefits make up majority of draft budget increase
New West police board concerned about recruit costs at JIBC - New West Record
It’s going to cost more for the New Westminster Police Department to send recruits to the Police Academy in 2023
Watchdog 'exploring options' to address systemic issues raised about RCMP unit in B.C. | CBC News
The RCMP’s watchdog says it's weighing options after receiving nearly hundreds of complaints about a unit tasked with policing resistance to British Columbia’s major resource extraction projects.
Edmonton officers must record reason for collecting personal info due to change in EPS policy - Edmonton | Globalnews.ca
‘Political Hot Potato’: Policing Reform a Delicate Issue for Smith Ahead of Alberta Election
A provincial police force was something previous Alberta premier Jason Kenney favoured right up to his final days ...
National Police Federation calls on province to increase police funding - Prince Albert Daily Herald
The National Police Federation (NPF) recently submitted its pre-budget asks for the 2023-2024 year to the provincial government, calling for strategic investmen
Winnipeg police chief seeks $1.8M to hire more 911 operators, dispatchers | CBC News
Winnipeg's police chief says the city needs to hire more 911 operators and dispatchers to handle increasing call volumes and reduce the burden on existing staff at the emergency call centre.
Waterloo regional police asking for $18 million budget increase for 2023 | CTV News
The request will now go before regional council and some community groups are already asking councillors to deny it in favour of allocating more money toward services like transportation, community-led mental health supports, affordable housing and the creation of a Black cultural centre.
London Police Services Board chair resigns | CTV News
Chair Susan Toth resigned from the London Police Services Board (LPSB) just as she had joined it in 2017 — pushing for improvement, compassion and diversity. At the end of Thursday’s meeting, Toth surprised everyone with her decision to step down after being reappointed by council late last year.
Hamilton police budget an opportunity to seek positive reforms | TheSpec.com
Police have been under the microscope for the way they address race-based crime, gender diversity and society’s ills
All-white Windsor police board shows disconnect from diverse communities, advocate says | CBC News
When asked about the lack of diversity on the board, the mayor said it shouldn't be "appointed on the basis of a specific agenda."
Twenty-four applicants vying for single police board position - Sudbury News
The Greater Sudbury police board is on the cusp of a potential transitionary period, with three of its five positions either expiring soon or having already timed out
Embattled Thunder Bay police chief resigns - Sudbury News
Sylvie Hauth was facing allegations of misconduct
Hamilton Police Chief Frank Bergen 'fears' for city's future in terms of crime | TheSpec.com
Hamilton Police has requested a 6.71 per cent budget increase or an extra $12 million in the 2023 budget.
Sault news: Police make record drug seizure of more 700 g fentanyl | CTV News
More than $1 million in drugs have been seized in a Sault Ste. Marie Police Service bust dubbed 'Project Otter' involving two other Ontario police agencies.
Rallying to show another Toronto is possible - Spring
Hundreds rallied outside Toronto city hall to protest John Tory’s proposed $48.3 million police budget increase. This was part of a month of action put together by a broad coalition of abolitionist and anti-racist organizations concerned with police violence and the hollowing out of social services, organized under the umbrella of “Another Toronto is Possible."
Ottawa police board takes steps toward 2023 budget, hiring deputy chiefs | CBC News
Ottawa police board staff have been given instructions to shape the 2023 police budget ahead of the draft release next week.
Halifax should not be spending more on policing: residents | SaltWire
Citizens speak out on increases to Halifax Regional Police and RCMP
RCMP not banning controversial neck hold despite instructions from minister | CBC News
The RCMP says it will keep instructing its officers to use the controversial carotid control technique in rare cases, despite direction from the federal government to ban the use of neck restraints in all circumstances.
Rethinking the RCMP delivers policing | The Star
It’s incumbent on the RCMP to conduct a thorough rethinking and reevaluation of how it delivers policing, and to do it together with the people it serves.
Governments face ‘financial vulnerability’ for failing to act with honour: Aboriginal law experts - The Lawyer's Daily
In an “important precedent,” the Quebec Court of Appeal held that Ottawa and Quebec breached their duty to act honourably after they refused to adequately finance the police department of a First Nation to ensure that its services were equal in quality to those offered to non-Indigenous communities, according to Aboriginal law experts.
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