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Police service boards grapple with diversity, inclusion amid calls for change

Aug 28 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Daljit Nirman's message was clear: Before the Ottawa police could better meet a diverse community's needs, they must take meaningful steps to ensure their own ranks are free of bias and discrimination. The June motion from Nirman, a member of the Ottawa Police Services Board, came just weeks after demonstrators filled downtown streets demanding action on police violence against […]

Police service boards grapple with diversity, inclusion amid calls for change

Aug 28 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Daljit Nirman's message was clear: Before the Ottawa police could better meet a diverse community's needs, they must take meaningful steps to ensure their own ranks are free of bias and discrimination. The June motion from Nirman, a member of the Ottawa Police Services Board, came just weeks after demonstrators filled downtown streets demanding action on police violence against […]

Police service boards grapple with diversity, inclusion amid calls for change

Aug 28 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Daljit Nirman's message was clear: Before the Ottawa police could better meet a diverse community's needs, they must take meaningful steps to ensure their own ranks are free of bias and discrimination. The June motion from Nirman, a member of the Ottawa Police Services Board, came just weeks after demonstrators filled downtown streets demanding action on police violence against […]

Canadian intelligence assessments of Saddam’s Iraq got it right, new paper says

Aug 23 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A new research paper says Canadian intelligence assessments on Iraq were generally accurate in the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 — unlike reports produced in Washington and London that were used to justify war. Almost nothing has been said outside government circles about Canadian judgments that Saddam Hussein had no active weapons of mass destruction program, the […]

Canadian intelligence assessments of Saddam’s Iraq got it right, new paper says

Aug 23 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A new research paper says Canadian intelligence assessments on Iraq were generally accurate in the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 — unlike reports produced in Washington and London that were used to justify war. Almost nothing has been said outside government circles about Canadian judgments that Saddam Hussein had no active weapons of mass destruction program, the […]

Canadian intelligence assessments of Saddam’s Iraq got it right, new paper says

Aug 23 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A new research paper says Canadian intelligence assessments on Iraq were generally accurate in the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 — unlike reports produced in Washington and London that were used to justify war. Almost nothing has been said outside government circles about Canadian judgments that Saddam Hussein had no active weapons of mass destruction program, the […]

Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Aug 21 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — Ottawa is appealing a court ruling that struck down a key refugee agreement between Canada and the United States, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Friday. The Federal Court of Canada ruled last month that elements of the law underpinning the pact violate the constitutional guarantee of life, liberty and security. The declaration of invalidity was […]

Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Aug 21 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — Ottawa is appealing a court ruling that struck down a key refugee agreement between Canada and the United States, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Friday. The Federal Court of Canada ruled last month that elements of the law underpinning the pact violate the constitutional guarantee of life, liberty and security. The declaration of invalidity was […]

Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Aug 21 2020 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — Ottawa is appealing a court ruling that struck down a key refugee agreement between Canada and the United States, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said Friday. The Federal Court of Canada ruled last month that elements of the law underpinning the pact violate the constitutional guarantee of life, liberty and security. The declaration of invalidity was […]