Law Enforcement

Ottawa 3rd-highest hate-crime city

According to Statistics Canada data for 2018, Hamilton was the worst city in Canada for reported number of hate crimes (17 per 100,000 people). Quebec City is next in terms of haters, with 11 per 100,000, and Ottawa is not far behind (9.8 hate crimes per 100,000 people. [node:read-more:link]

Treatment of ‘safe country refugees’ unconstitutional

A Federal Court of Canada judge has declared it is “unconstitutional” for Ottawa to treat refugees from so-called “safe countries” differently from other refugees when it comes to being assessed to determine if deporting them would put them in danger. The public safety minister has until April 19th to file an appeal. [node:read-more:link]

Police accuse "New IRA" of terrorist killing

Police in Northern Ireland blamed militants opposed to British rule there for the killing of a young journalist who was covering a night of violent unrest in Londonderry. Police say the shooters are members from the New Irish Republican Army, a militant republican group formed several years ago from the merger of several splinter groups. [node:read-more:link]


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