Category: News

  • Turner Valley RCMP Looking for Stolen Vehicle

    Turner Valley RCMP Looking for Stolen Vehicle

    Turner Valley RCMP advise that sometime between 1:00 and 6:30am, June 17, 2020, an unknown person or persons stole a black 2007 Chrysler Aspen SUV from a rural residence south of Hartell off of 514 Ave and Highway 22. Alberta License Plate # BPD 3158. RCMP are advising that if you observe this vehicle, Do […]

  • Alberta RCMP Charge Three in an International Luxury Vehicle Export Fraud

    Alberta RCMP Charge Three in an International Luxury Vehicle Export Fraud

    Edmonton – Alberta RCMP’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) section have charged three individuals in a multimillion-dollar luxury vehicle export scheme where several Canadians were defrauded in the purchase amount of the vehicles as a result of an investigation. Those charged are Duy (pronounced “U-we”) Hung Nguyen (38), Quyen Hong Tran (61) and Thi […]

  • Raymond/Magrath RCMP Investigate Drownings and Search for Missing Youth

    Raymond/Magrath RCMP Investigate Drownings and Search for Missing Youth

    Cardston County, Alta. – On June 10, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers from Raymond/Magrath RCMP and Milk River RCMP responded to a call to assist EMS for a drowning in the area of Spring Coulee on the St. Mary River.    Further investigation revealed that a group of approximately 10 people had gone swimming and […]

  • Okotoks RCMP Respond to head on Collision on Highway 2

    Okotoks RCMP Respond to head on Collision on Highway 2

    Foothills County, AB – On June 12, 2020 at approximately 12:25 a.m. Okotoks RCMP responded to a head on collision with serious injuries on Highway 2 between Okotoks and Calgary. A 4 door sedan was travelling northbound in the southbound lanes when it collided with a minivan travelling southbound along Highway 2. The driver of […]

  • Statement from Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki: RCMP Members Charged Following ASIRT Investigation

    Statement from Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki: RCMP Members Charged Following ASIRT Investigation

    Edmonton – I would like to begin by acknowledging the tragic loss of Clayton Crawford in July 2018, and the impact this incident has had.  Earlier today, Sue Hughson, of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, announced that two Alberta RCMP members are facing serious charges in relation to their actions on July 3, 2018.  […]

  • Police Act: Statement from Minister Schweitzer

    Police Act: Statement from Minister Schweitzer

    Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement on Alberta’s Police Act: “Over the last week, we have seen Albertans rightfully outraged over an appalling act of police brutality in the United States. Many Albertans have also raised sincere concerns about policing here at home.  “Police officers serve Albertans, and the overwhelming […]

  • Cochrane RCMP Investigate Fatal Paragliding Accident

    Cochrane RCMP Investigate Fatal Paragliding Accident

    Kananaksis Alberta, On June 9th, 2020, Cochrane RCMP received a complaint of a missing Paraglider near Elbow falls in Kananaskis Alberta. With the help of Kananaskis Emergency Services, a 56 year old male from Calgary was located deceased. From the initial stages of the investigation police believe that the victim got struck in a tree during his descent […]

  • Federal Government Should Deliver $7 Billion Payment to Alberta Under Fiscal Stabilization Fund

    Federal Government Should Deliver $7 Billion Payment to Alberta Under Fiscal Stabilization Fund

    EDMONTON, AB, June 8, 2020 – Today, Fairness Alberta released an analysis of Canada’s Fiscal Stabilization Fund and, in light of Albertans’ $324 billion net contribution since 2000, called on the Federal Government to use the original stabilization formula and increase Alberta’s 2016 and 2017 stabilization payment from $500 million to $6.996 billion. Premiers across Canada unanimously agreed […]

  • Alberta RCMP Shares Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Safety Tips

    Alberta RCMP Shares Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Safety Tips

    Edmonton – Summer in Alberta usually means more trucks, tractor-trailers and buses will be on the road. This greater mix of large vehicles increases the risk of commercial and passenger vehicle collisions. Alberta RCMP encourages road users to practise the following traffic safety tips: Drivers of commercial vehicles: Maintain sufficient following distance between you and the vehicle […]

  • New Spyhill Services Centre Improves In-Custody Care

    New Spyhill Services Centre Improves In-Custody Care

    After almost 60 years of being the central hub for processing people who have been arrested, the holding cells in in the downtown core will be retired this week as we are moving into the new Spyhill Services Centre this Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The Downtown facility was built as part of a new Police […]

  • Parliament is Essential and MPs are Essential Workers

    Parliament is Essential and MPs are Essential Workers

    Parliament is an essential pillar in our democracy and Members of Parliament are essential workers meaning we should be in Ottawa representing our constituents in a fully functional House of Commons. Last week I returned to Ottawa to participate in the in-person debate fighting to have Parliament return and was angered to stand in the […]

  • Okotoks RCMP Investigating Single Vehicle Rollover

    Okotoks RCMP Investigating Single Vehicle Rollover

    Okotoks, Alta. – On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at approximately 5:45 pm, the Okotoks RCMP and local Emergency Services responded to a single vehicle roll over on Highway 2A north of Riverside Drive. The vehicle lost contact with the road surface and rolled over into the median. The single vehicle occupant sustained minor injuries as a result of the vehicle rolling and […]

  • Alberta RCMP Remind Citizens to Create a Nightly #9PMRoutine

    Alberta RCMP Remind Citizens to Create a Nightly #9PMRoutine

    Edmonton – Many property crimes are crimes of opportunity, and by having a #9PMRoutine, Albertans can help protect their property from theft. The 9 pm Routine movement began in Pasco County, Florida and is used by police forces across the world. It is a nightly reminder for people to make sure their homes, vehicles and […]

  • High River RCMP: Attempted Theft of Vehicle

    High River RCMP: Attempted Theft of Vehicle

    High River, AB – On May 5, 2020, two suspects attempted to steal a vehicle in the Hampton’s area of High River. The suspects were driving a newer model black Ram truck with custom tire rims and a chrome front grill.   The driver description is unknown, but the second suspect is male, shown in the […]

  • COVID-19 Wage Subsidy for Parties is a Bandaid⁠—it’s Time to Restore Democratic Funding to Parties! 

    COVID-19 Wage Subsidy for Parties is a Bandaid⁠—it’s Time to Restore Democratic Funding to Parties! 

    The outrage from some quarters over parties receiving the COVID-19 wage subsidy should be a wake-up call for Canadians: It’s time to fund parties democratically again, not staunch their wounds when they’re bleeding donors. Love them or hate them, political parties are public entities. The democracy we know would not function without them. Parties raise funds from […]