Complaint into the Edmonton Police’s convoy response ’concerns the legitimacy of the Edmonton Police Commission’
Chief McFee investigated a citizen’s complaint into the Edmonton Police Service’s response to the February demonstrations by the anti-vax "Freedom Convoy,'' and Chief McFee discovered in his investigation that Chief McFee did a great job and that Chief McFee wouldn’t change a thing.Read more
Chief of Alberta’s Human Rights Commission called Islam ‘not a peaceful religion’ and ‘one of the most militaristic religions known to man’ in 2009
The next chief of Alberta’s human rights commission, Collin May, wrote “Islam is not a peaceful religion misused by radicals. Rather, it is one of the most militaristic religions known to man,” among several other questionable remarks in his glowing 2009 review of Islamic Imperialism: A History by British-Israeli historian Efraim Karsh in C2C Journal.Read more
The Alberta government just fell face-first into a pile of money. What are they going to do with it?
Alberta’s coffers are suddenly overflowing. Thanks to a few matters out of the control of anyone around here (the Russians invading Ukraine, mostly) the price of oil has been flying higher and higher since about February. And that’s changing the agenda for next year’s election dramatically.
The price of a barrel of Western Canada Select is higher now than it was before the precipitous collapse at the end of 2014. In fact, if I’m reading these charts correctly, Alberta oil has only once ever been worth more, during the brief spike in 2008—and for all we know it could get there again soon.Read more
Host Duncan Kinney sits down with Dr. Jamie Livingston of Saint Mary's University to discuss why UCP's wrongheaded approach to centering police in mental health care and addictions and why we need well-funded, community led, civilian-led, unarmed mental health crisis response programs yesterday.Read more
The exact salary of Calgary’s chief of police is being kept secret in order to protect his privacy despite the fact that every other major Canadian city discloses the salary of its chief of police.Read more
Rob Houle joins host Duncan Kinney to discuss a month of police politics that saw the police and their business and UCP allies got everything they wanted with the police budget even if it took the likely withholding of vital facts about the Chinatown murders to get it.Read more
Chief McFee blames communication error on changing story around whether EPS was in contact with Justin Bone prior to Chinatown killings
Edmonton Police Chief Dale McFee has changed the Edmonton Police’s story about its contact with Justin Bone, the accused murderer of Hung Trang and Ban Phuc Hoang, in a way which absolves the Edmonton Police Service’s responsibility for the incident. However, new reporting from the CBC directly contradicts McFee's claims that Edmonton Police Service officers couldn't have picked Bone up for violating his bail conditions prior to the Chinatown murders.Read more
Never before have I written a preview of an Edmonton Police Commission meeting but we live in extraordinary times.Read more