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public safety

Evacuation alert issued in small B.C. community over fears of mudslide

People in 38 properties placed on evacuation alert after earlier mudslide.

Merritt, B.C., demonstrators fight biosolids, arguing sewage sludge unsafe

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Groups against the dumping of treated human waste near Merritt, B.C., are taking their case to the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention, underway in Vancouver. First Nations and...

Harper's Canada: Fact sheets exploring Conservative government policy

To help Canadians understand what's been going on in our federal government, here's your guide to our series of cheat sheets on today's Conservative politics.

Harper’s Canada: A public safety and privacy fact sheet

Here’s part three of our series outlining recent events and issues in Canadian politics. This time, how shifts in crime and public safety legislation are creating controversy.

Mapping conservatism in North America

New data from Gallup shows that more Americans identify as conservative than liberal, but despite a Conservative majority in Parliament, Canadians may not be following the same trend.

Police chief to take questions from public on "Tweet the Chief"

On the evening of Thursday, September 22, 2011, at 7 p.m., a new chapter in the history of the Vancouver Police Department will be written when Chief Constable Jim Chu faces the public in a precedent...