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B.C. Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

B.C. minister flags ‘creative’ plan for repeat offenders after being called soft on crime

David Eby and Mike Farnworth are expected to announce the details of crime plan Thursday

B.C. Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
No arrests have been made in the wake of incident where a teacher was struck with a hammer in a Winnipeg high school. (pixabay file photo)

High school teacher struck with hammer in Winnipeg classroom

Police said the teacher declined medical attention and no arrests were made

No arrests have been made in the wake of incident where a teacher was struck with a hammer in a Winnipeg high school. (pixabay file photo)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. Ten charges have been laid against a Vancouver-area man arrested after two alleged arsons at the same Richmond, B.C., home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

10 charges laid against B.C. man in two suspected arson attempts

RCMP say the first fire damaged a garage door at a home on March 29

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. Ten charges have been laid against a Vancouver-area man arrested after two alleged arsons at the same Richmond, B.C., home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police car in Montreal on July 8, 2020. Montreal police say they are investigating the assault of a 10-year old girl who was beaten and dragged in the streets by a man on Monday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

10-year-old girl seriously injured after being beaten on Montreal sidewalk

Montreal man faces charges after girl grabbed while walking home from school

The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police car in Montreal on July 8, 2020. Montreal police say they are investigating the assault of a 10-year old girl who was beaten and dragged in the streets by a man on Monday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Wilfred Wong pauses while speaking about his brother Alfred Wong, 15, seen on a television, who was an innocent victim of an alleged gang shooting, during a Vancouver Police news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 22, 2018. Charges have been laid in a double homicide in 2018 that killed an innocent teenager during a gang-related shooting on a busy street on Vancouver’s west side. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Charges laid in 2018 gang shooting in Vancouver that killed innocent teen

Kane Carter facing two counts of second-degree murder in death of Alfred Wong

Wilfred Wong pauses while speaking about his brother Alfred Wong, 15, seen on a television, who was an innocent victim of an alleged gang shooting, during a Vancouver Police news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 22, 2018. Charges have been laid in a double homicide in 2018 that killed an innocent teenager during a gang-related shooting on a busy street on Vancouver’s west side. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A woman pays her respects at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

‘We were 100 per cent sure’: Mounties mistakenly thought N.S. gunman had shot himself

Inquiry has been asked to determine why it took police 13 hours to stop the shooter

A woman pays her respects at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
RCMP in northern Alberta say one of their officers is facing a criminal charge related to a crash that happened while she was on duty. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP officer in northern Alberta charged after serious crash while on duty

Victoria Forbes was responding to a call in August when she crashed head-on with a civilian vehicle

RCMP in northern Alberta say one of their officers is facing a criminal charge related to a crash that happened while she was on duty. The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
According to police, upon the attempt at a traffic stop in Merritt on June 6, 2021, the driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene, prompting the responding officer to notify dispatch. (Kamloops This Week)

Attempted murder charges dropped against Fort St. John man in Merritt shootout

6 counts of using a prohibited weapon and 2 charges of theft over $5,000 remain

According to police, upon the attempt at a traffic stop in Merritt on June 6, 2021, the driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene, prompting the responding officer to notify dispatch. (Kamloops This Week)
Harmandeep Kaur, shown in a family handout photo, died after being attacked last weekend at the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia, where she worked as a security guard. THE CANADIAN PRESS-HO

Woman attacked at B.C. university campus remembered as kind, helpful

Harmandeep Kaur’s parents arrived from India thinking they’d be visiting their daughter in hospital

Harmandeep Kaur, shown in a family handout photo, died after being attacked last weekend at the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia, where she worked as a security guard. THE CANADIAN PRESS-HO
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

47 Canadians charged in global online child sex exploitation investigation

Mounties say 186 charges have been laid in Canada so far

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
(Photo: Lauren Collins)

Man and woman charged in 17 years of Ontario sexual and physical assaults

At least 41 victims identified in hundreds of offences, many recorded and uploaded to the internet

(Photo: Lauren Collins)
Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police seek witnesses after ‘violent swarming’ in downtown park

Police say the victim was later found at his home with significant injuries

Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Police officers with their weapons drawn are shown outside the Rideau Centre in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. Ottawa’s largest mall has been evacuated and a suspect has been arrested with a possible weapon, on the first day the mall has been open since protests forced stores to shut down late last month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Kawai

Ottawa police respond to Rideau Centre mall same day it reopens

Suspect with possible weapon arrested as shopping centre re-opens for first time since truck protest

Police officers with their weapons drawn are shown outside the Rideau Centre in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. Ottawa’s largest mall has been evacuated and a suspect has been arrested with a possible weapon, on the first day the mall has been open since protests forced stores to shut down late last month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Kawai
John Graham, ordered extradited to the U.S. for the murder of a Nova Scotia women 30 years ago makes his way to B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver Monday November 7, 2005. A panel of judges in British Columbia’s Court of Appeal says important questions about “procedural fairness” have been raised in the case of a man convicted of murder in the United States. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody

‘Procedural fairness’ raised in B.C. extradition case over murder: Court

John Graham was extradited to the U.S. in 2007 and is serving a life sentence

John Graham, ordered extradited to the U.S. for the murder of a Nova Scotia women 30 years ago makes his way to B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver Monday November 7, 2005. A panel of judges in British Columbia’s Court of Appeal says important questions about “procedural fairness” have been raised in the case of a man convicted of murder in the United States. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody
Grocery store shelves await restocking early in the morning in Toronto on Friday March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Supermarket theft rising, shoplifters more aggressive, warns grocery industry

Experts say thefts have become more brazen in recent months, reasons unclear

Grocery store shelves await restocking early in the morning in Toronto on Friday March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Members of the Edmonton Police Service salute at an impromptu memorial for Calgary Police Service Sgt. Andrew Harnett on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. A man believed to have been driving the SUV involved in Harnett’s hit-and-run death in December 2020 is on trial charged with first-degree murder. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘I started crying’: Driver who struck falling Calgary officer testifies at trial

Court hears officer first dragged by fleeing vehicle, then fell into the path of an oncoming car

Members of the Edmonton Police Service salute at an impromptu memorial for Calgary Police Service Sgt. Andrew Harnett on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. A man believed to have been driving the SUV involved in Harnett’s hit-and-run death in December 2020 is on trial charged with first-degree murder. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A border marker is shown just outside of Emerson, Man. on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. Mounties say autopsies have begun to identify the four people who were found dead in a frigid Manitoba blizzard near the United States border. The bodies, including those of a baby and a teenager, were located on Jan. 19 in the snow near Emerson, Man., just metres from the international border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Mounties say autopsies have begun to identify 4 found dead near U.S. border

U.S. officials have said the four are believed to be family who became separated from a group

A border marker is shown just outside of Emerson, Man. on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. Mounties say autopsies have begun to identify the four people who were found dead in a frigid Manitoba blizzard near the United States border. The bodies, including those of a baby and a teenager, were located on Jan. 19 in the snow near Emerson, Man., just metres from the international border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
A border marker is shown just outside of Emerson, Man. on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A Florida man is set to appear in U.S. court today, charged with sneaking migrants across the Canada-U.S. border in a perilous human-smuggling scheme that cost the lives of four people, including an infant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Mystery persists in Canada-U. S. border tragedy; accused human smuggler freed on bond

Officials working to determine the identities of the four people who froze leaving Manitoba

A border marker is shown just outside of Emerson, Man. on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A Florida man is set to appear in U.S. court today, charged with sneaking migrants across the Canada-U.S. border in a perilous human-smuggling scheme that cost the lives of four people, including an infant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Craig James, the former clerk of the B.C. legislature, makes a statement to the media in Vancouver on Monday November 26, 2018. James's trial on charges of fraud and breach of trust began Monday in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Spending a ‘marked departure’ from former B.C. legislature clerk’s duties, Crown says

Wood splitter, cushion, beekeeping book among items under microscope in Craig James trial

Craig James, the former clerk of the B.C. legislature, makes a statement to the media in Vancouver on Monday November 26, 2018. James's trial on charges of fraud and breach of trust began Monday in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms
Mourners attend a candlelight vigil for Jasmine Lovett and Aliyah Sanderson in Calgary, Sunday, May 12, 2019. A Calgary man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend but denied killing her daughter is scheduled to receive a verdict in the case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We got justice’: Man who killed girlfriend also found guilty in her toddler’s death

Court did not believe Robert Leeming’s explanation of how Aliyah Sanderson died

Mourners attend a candlelight vigil for Jasmine Lovett and Aliyah Sanderson in Calgary, Sunday, May 12, 2019. A Calgary man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend but denied killing her daughter is scheduled to receive a verdict in the case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh