The RCMP have officially reached out to former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould

Another bombshell was dropped today, as Global News broke the story that the RCMP have officially started an investigation into the SNC Lavalin affair, as Wilson-Raybould broke the news that police contacted her in the spring.

“I haven’t been contacted by the RCMP since they issued their statement but I will say that I have been contacted by the RCMP and that occurred last spring,” Wilson-Raybould said.

However Jody Wilson-Raybould went on to say she is not allowed to talk about the case.

“I’m not at liberty to talk about what we spoke about. That’s confidential, so I’ll leave it at that.”

The story is breaking more will be added in the coming days.

B.C. parents get 12 months probation for spanking teenage daughter over nude photos

SALMON ARM , B.C. — A British Columbia couple found guilty of assault with a weapon for spanking their teenaged daughter with a plastic hockey stick and a skipping rope will not face jail time.

The parents from Salmon Arm, B.C., were given a conditional discharge Tuesday, meaning they will not have criminal records if they follow the court’s orders and serve the 12-months probation handed to them by a judge.

They are also prohibited from doling out corporal punishment to any minors in their care, and both the mother and father will be required to provide a DNA sample.

The trial heard that the mother and father spanked their 14-year-old daughter after they discovered she sent nude photographs of herself to a young man over the Internet.

The father testified that he had “no clue” that corporal punishment is illegal and that he was breaking the law when he spanked his daughter.

The girl’s friends found out about the lacerations and bruises and went to school officials, who in turn notified the RCMP.

RCMP have removed some guns from homes in Fort McMurray

RCMP admit they have removed “some” guns from homes in Fort McMurray. Is this once again an overreach by the RCMP?

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – RCMP have seized some guns following the fire in Fort McMurray, but won’t be a conducting a mass seizure of firearms like they did after the flood in southern Alberta.

Sgt. John Spaans said Tuesday that officers have taken one or two guns found in public places, but are not going into homes looking for more.

He said he’s not sure if the decision had anything to do with what happened in High River during the floods.

“That’s a decision that came through our unified command. I don’t know the rationale.”

Flood water forced thousands of people from their homes in High River in June 2013. As Mounties searched for people who were stranded in the town, they kicked in doors and took firearms.

The seizures angered residents and fostered mistrust of the national police force.

About 300 RCMP from Alberta and other provinces are in Fort McMurray and recently finished a door-to-door canvass of the community, said Spaans.


RCMP blocks APTN reporters from Justin Trudeau’s trip to Shoal Lake 40

Liberals promised an opened and transparent administration, sadly they lied as a recent trip to Shoal Lake #40 was off limits to all reporters except for VICE who had secured an exclusive interview with the Prime Minister. This will not look good for Liberals, blocking the media and using the RCMP to do so is unheard off in this country.

Trudeau, along with Vice, landed in Shoal Lake #40 to meet with the people there and leadership.

But it was a private party and other media, that as a rule follow the Prime Minister on such tours, were not invited.

Shoal Lake police

I guess they didn’t want a media circus.

Totally unprofessional and un-Canadian.

Suspected explosive device found at B.C. border

BC Border

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Canada Border Services Agency says three people are in custody after a suspected explosive device was found in a vehicle at a British Columbia border crossing.

Spokeswoman Bernee Bolton said during a routine secondary examination at a crossing in Abbotsford, B.C., officials found what appeared to be a suspected explosive device and immediately called police.

Bolton said three travellers were taken into custody and the investigation was ongoing with Abbotsford Police at the scene and RCMP providing assistance.

Abbotsford Staff Sgt. Rick Stewart tweeted a photo of a grenade Thursday evening with the hashtag #inert. He said the RCMP’s Explosive Disposal Unit had been called out.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Jaime Ruiz said U.S. officials have been involved in information-sharing and are prepared to provide help if necessary.

He said Canadian officials are leading the investigation as the car was entering Canada. Travellers leaving Washington for Canada were being urged to use another border crossing to save time.

The incident occurred around mid-afternoon on Thursday and forced the Abbotsford crossing to close for about 40 minutes before two of the five lanes were reopened.