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Canadian police uncover Montreal-based debit card international fraud ring.

Canadian police uncover Montreal-based debit card international fraud ring.

Quebec police have arrested 16 people and are carrying out more than 20 search warrants today as part of Project Lorgnette, an international debit card fraud scheme based in Montreal.…

Colombia and Canada inaugurate FTA, while U.S. remains undecided

Colombia and Canada inaugurate FTA, while U.S. remains undecided

On Wednesday, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed hope that a trade boom will result following a Free Trade Agreement between both countries that became effective on…

Good News: Canadian crime rate lowest since 1973

Good News: Canadian crime rate lowest since 1973

The police-reported crime rate, which measures the overall volume of crime, continued its long-term downward trend in 2010, declining 5% from 2009. At the same time, the Crime Severity Index, which measures the…

Facebook in Brazil misused to sell Ecstasy and hire criminals.

Facebook in Brazil misused to sell Ecstasy and hire criminals.

A young brazilian man, 25,  suspected of dealing Ecstasy through the social networking site Facebook, was arrested by officers of Precinct 12 (Copacabana), in Barra da Tijuca in western Rio…

North American West Coast not at risk, so far.

North American West Coast not at risk, so far.

Canadians on the West Coast are becoming more concerned about potential radioactive contamination after authorities in Japan raced to combat the threat of multiple reactor meltdowns in the quake- and…

Canadian businessman Daniel Dion killed in Mexico.

Canadian businessman Daniel Dion killed in Mexico.

Contract killers murdered Canadian businessman Daniel Dion and stuffed his body into the trunk of his rental car in southern Mexico before setting it ablaze, his family believes, informed a…

Canada will use german tanks in Afganistan.

Canada will use german tanks in Afganistan.

Germany’s Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH has delivered to Canada the first 20 modernized Leopard 2 A4M tanks for use in Afghanistan. The transfer ceremony was last week near Hanover, Germany. Canada…

Hilarious: U.S. upgrade crossing post by investing $8.5 million, and Canada closed their side of the border.

Hilarious: U.S. upgrade crossing post by investing $8.5 million, and Canada closed their side of the border.

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told concerned locals Wednesday that there may be a way to salvage an underused crossing post that was left in the lurch amid a…

G-20 Summit in Toronto: U.S. issues travel alert.

G-20 Summit in Toronto: U.S. issues travel alert.

The U.S. Department of State released the following Travel Alert on June 17, 2010: The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Toronto, Canada to the potential…

Ottawa: A continuous battle against drugs, specially crack cocaine.

Ottawa: A continuous battle against drugs, specially crack cocaine.

Ottawa has a problem with crack cocaine. Its tentacles are everywhere. In the ByWard Market, obviously, but also in the middle-class enclaves of Orléans and Barrhaven and Kanata. Police officers,…

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