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Independent review board to probe actions of Mounties in seniors' arrest

An independent RCMP review board has launched an investigation into how the Mounties handled the arrest of an elderly couple in the Vancouver-area last week. A widely publicized video posted online...

B.C. Appeal Court upholds prison sentence for Mountie convicted of perjury

Kwesi Millington claimed the lower−court judge made numerous errors in finding him guilty of perjury.

At PuSh festival, hometown militants soliloquize

"Take it to the streets!" A pair of diverse rallying cries.

Police make arrest after US passenger jet diverted to Vancouver

A male passenger was taken into custody without incident and no injuries were reported.

Police seek man found in wrong home, asleep in bed beside female resident

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP in Surrey, B.C., are looking for a man who entered the wrong home and crawled into bed with the female resident. The man believed to be in his early 20s entered the home early...

RCMP called to investigate Victoria police chief, who volunteers to 'step aside'

RCMP Chief Supt. Sean Burrie will lead two Police Act investigations into eight allegations against Chief Const. Frank Elsner.

Men accused of running down B.C. sheep with trucks charged, say Mounties

The collision occurred on Oct. 1, on a four-lane stretch of Highway 3, near Keremeos, about 350 kilometres east of Vancouver.

B.C. judge says RCMP may have acted illegally in terror case, orders disclosure

Justice Catherine Bruce hasn't ruled yet if the RCMP entrapped John Nuttall and Amanda Korody into plotting to blow up the B.C. legislature in 2012.

Woman alleges illegal search, says Mounties threatened to seize her children

First Nations woman suing the province for $15,000 after alleging that Mounties threatened to seize her children.

Former Mountie found guilty in B.C. court of child pornography charges

Charges stem from illegal images discovered on memory stick in 2013 by ex-cop's former wife.