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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 30, 2014

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 28, 2014

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Attacks on CF in Canada

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Big Honkin’ Ships

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MILNEWS.ca P.M. News Highlights – October 27, 2014

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MILNEWS.ca A.M. News Highlights – October 27, 2014

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Attacks on CF in Canada: Latest from RCMP on #OttawaShooting

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This, from the RCMP (highlights mine):

The RCMP’s investigation of the October 22, 2014, terrorist attack in Ottawa is advancing and has revealed a great deal about Zehaf-Bibeau’s movements and actions prior to the attack.

The RCMP has identified persuasive evidence that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau’s attack was driven by ideological and political motives. Zehaf-Bibeau had prepared a video recording of himself just prior to conducting this attack. The RCMP is conducting a detailed analysis of the video for evidence and intelligence. You must understand that we cannot release this video at this time and I would ask for your patience in this regard.

The RCMP believes that the knife carried by Zehaf-Bibeau was retrieved from his aunt’s property in Mont Tremblant. Zehaf-Bibeau had lived there years earlier and appeared to have stored the knife on the property. We are still looking into the origin of the gun used by Zehaf-Bibeau. It is an old and uncommon gun. We suspect that he could have similarly hidden the gun on the property but our inquiries continue.

We have identified the source of funds for Zehaf-Bibeau’s pre-attack activities. Zehaf-Bibeau had been employed in the oil fields of Alberta and had saved his money. He had access to a considerable amount of funds. We are investigating all of his disbursements in the period leading up to the attack.

The RCMP is also investigating Zehaf-Bibeau’s interactions with numerous individuals in the days leading up to this attack. The investigation is focusing on whether these interactions could have contributed or facilitated, in any way, the terrorist attack subsequently committed by Zehaf-Bibeau.

Consistent with the principles of independent investigation where police shootings or use of force result in serious injury or death, the RCMP has asked the Ontario Provincial Police to take complete conduct of the investigation of the shooting of Zehaf-Bibeau inside Parliament. The RCMP is confident we will have an authoritative and detailed account of the shooting, including a complete reconstruction of the heroic actions of those involved, in the weeks to come.

This nationally scoped investigation remains exceptionally active and fluid. The RCMP undertakes to get as much information to the public as quickly as we can.

Bob Paulson
Commissioner


 

 

Written by milnewsca

26 October 14 at 23:39

Posted in Domestic terrorism

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 26, 2014

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Attacks on CF in Canada

Domestic Terrorism/Internal Security

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Way Up North

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World War Two

  • “Attempt begins to recover Northrop Nomad from Lake Muskoka — Efforts have begun in central Ontario to recover a military plane that crashed in Lake Muskoka nearly 74 years ago with two crew on board.  Northrop Nomad 3521 collided in-flight with another Nomad aircraft on Dec. 13, 1940 while the planes were searching for a fellow airman who went down during Second World War training at what is now Canadian Forces Base Borden ….”
  • “MI5 spy who foiled Nazi ring was no simple bank clerk, says his daughter — Eric Roberts, the “genius” MI5 agent who infiltrated the ranks of British Nazi sympathisers, was a career spy who quietly moved to Canada after the war ….”

 

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 25, 2014

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Attacks on CF in Canada

Internal Security

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Ukraine

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