Special Ops

Hot Cars in the City

With some teens commonly stealing 10 cars a day, the situation was getting out of control. Led by Chief Cal Johnston, the Regina Police Services launched the Auto Theft Strategy that involved getting to know (and help) your “clientelle”... [node:read-more:link]

Special forces from Petawawa wrap up African exercise

Elements of the Canadian Special Operations Regiment from Petawawa were in Africa taking part in the annual U.S.-led Exercise Flintlock, which is part of Canada’s commitment to counter-terrorism and capacity-building in the Sahel region. Canada’s participation started in Burkina Faso on Feb. 18 and went until March 1. [node:read-more:link]

Remembering Canada's mission in Afghanistan

A ceremony was held at the National War Memorial in Ottawa marking the 5th anniversary of the end of Canada's mission in Afghanistan. Canada's Chief of the Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance says the country is still trying to learn how best to care for those who were wounded - physically and emotionally - during the war in Afghanistan. [node:read-more:link]

Parliament to shine a light on military intelligence

Joint Task Force X. It's a mysterious codename with a touch of Cold War cool. And it might become more familiar to Canadians in the coming months as the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians begins, bit by bit, to peel back the curtain of secrecy around military intelligence activities. [node:read-more:link]


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