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Vancouver police officers latest victims of spit assault, deputy chief says – BC

Vancouver police officers latest victims of spit assault, deputy chief says - BC

There’s been another report of assault by spit in Vancouver, this time targeting a pair of police officers. Vancouver police Deputy Chief Howard Chow took to social media Saturday to say that a pair of officers working the Granville Strip had been spat on Friday night. READ MORE: ‘It feels weaponized’: …

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Quebec public health director files a complaint with police after address leaked online – Montreal

Quebec public health director files a complaint with police after address leaked online - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 31, 2020 7:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec’s public health director has filed a complaint with provincial police after personal information, including an address, was shared …

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Some U.S. police resisting mandatory mask mandates amid coronavirus pandemic – National

Some U.S. police resisting mandatory mask mandates amid coronavirus pandemic - National

Lang Holland, the chief of police in tiny Marshall, Arkansas, said he thinks the threat of the coronavirus has been overstated and only wears a face mask if he’s inside a business that requires them. He doesn’t make his officers wear them either. So the day after Republican Gov. Asa …

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2 charged after refusal to leave Elmvale, Ont., store with maximum customer limit: police – Barrie

2 charged after refusal to leave Elmvale, Ont., store with maximum customer limit: police - Barrie

Huronia West OPP say they have laid trespassing charges after two people refused to leave an Elmvale, Ont., retail store with a maximum customer limit on Saturday afternoon. According to police, two people came into the store and exceeded its policy of having a certain number of customers inside at one …

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Video shows police pin Montreal man for disobeying mandatory mask rule in Tim Hortons – Montreal

Video shows police pin Montreal man for disobeying mandatory mask rule in Tim Hortons - Montreal

Quebec’s mandatory mask rule in public indoor spaces went into effect on Saturday and not everything is going as smoothly as many thought or planned. Sandra Bourgoin posted a video on Facebook Saturday afternoon of a man in a local Montreal Tim Hortons being asked to wear a mask by …

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Quebec road safety blitz begins as police expect more construction holiday traffic due to COVID-19 – Montreal

Quebec road safety blitz begins as police expect more construction holiday traffic due to COVID-19 - Montreal

Quebec provincial police will be out in full force on highways, roads and bodies of water starting Friday as construction holiday begins. The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) says more people will be staying in the province for the annual two-week vacation period due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. As a …

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Rights groups fight sharing of COVID-19 status with Ontario police forces in court

Rights groups fight sharing of COVID-19 status with Ontario police forces in court

TORONTO — Granting police access to the personal information of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 violates their rights, civil liberties activists said on Thursday. To stop the practice, several groups are asking the courts to put an end to the information sharing, put in place by the Ontario …

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Summons issued by police after racist, anti-mask tirade at Mississauga supermarket – Toronto

Summons issued by police after racist, anti-mask tirade at Mississauga supermarket - Toronto

Peel Regional Police say a summons has been issued after a man appeared in a video to hurl anti-Asian and anti-mask rhetoric towards T&T Supermarket employees in Mississauga. “Hate crime incidents impact our community, creating a ripple effect,” Chief Nishan Duraiappah said in a statement Wednesday evening. “It can increase …

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Saskatoon police tell residents not to report American cars – Saskatoon

Saskatoon police tell residents not to report American cars - Saskatoon

Saskatoon police say there is no need to report cars with American licence plates to them. In a tweet posted on Monday, the Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) Traffic Unit said “there is no need to report seeing vehicles with United States license (sic) plates to (the Saskatoon Police).” There’s no …

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Five Guys employees fired, suspended after refusing to serve police officers – National

Five Guys employees fired, suspended after refusing to serve police officers - National

Multiple Five Guys employees have been fired or suspended after refusing to serve police officers at an Alabama location last week. It’s alleged that six or seven employees at the Daphne restaurant turned their backs on three officers when they came in to purchase food on the night of July …

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