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  • Vehicle theft crackdown nets 31 arrests in Ontario, Quebec
    Joe Goodwin of the Ontario Provincial Police says 31 arrests were made in Ontario and Quebec as part of Project Volcano, a police operation tackling auto thefts.
    Canada
    Mar 22
  • RCMP join search for stolen North Vancouver chicken ‘Snowflake’
    Police are investigating the senseless theft, of a cherished pet chicken, taken from a North Vancouver backyard. Despite the unusual circumstances, officers say they’re treating the crime the same as any other. As for the chicken’s owner, she’s hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. Catherine Urquhart reports.
    Global News Hour at 6 BC
    May 14
  • Peel Auto Theft Summit pushes federal government for help
    Police chiefs, politicians and auto industry representatives met Wednesday in Mississauga to talk about the province’s record-setting auto theft problem. As Sean O’Shea reports, participants offered suggestions, but no immediate solutions.
    Crime
    Mar 20
  • Poilievre blames ‘catch-and-release’ justice system for rise in auto thefts across major cities
    Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre blamed the Trudeau government’s “catch-and-release” justice system for an increase in auto thefts across Canada. Minister of Justice Arif Virani responded by saying that mandatory minimums for auto theft for repeat offences already exist, and said that “getting tough” with organized crime laundering was key.
    Canada
    Feb 5
  • Feds give Ontario cash to tackle auto theft, gun and gang violence
    Police in Ontario are getting a cash infusion to help them fight crime. $121 million is coming from the federal government to combat gun and gang violence with a focus on the growing problem of auto theft. Caryn Lieberman reports.
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Jan 31
  • Owners frustrated by ongoing theft at Winnipeg grocery stores
    “I want to say they’re going to get better but I’m not really optimistic.” FoodFare’s Ramsey Zeid speaks with Clay Young about the ongoing rise in theft many businesses are dealing with.
    Canada
    Jan 3
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  • Restaurant, hotel staff fed up with crime
    Employees at the Four Crowns Inn tell Global Winnipeg that things can get a little “hairy” due to increased theft and other crime, but staff look out for each other and increased security helps.
    Jan 3
  • Global News Hour at 6 Calgary: Jan. 02
    A Calgary woman shares her experience after she was the victim of licence plate theft. The Alberta gas tax holiday ends as gas stations raise prices, why Albertans are still getting a good deal. Calgarians also face numerous price hikes for city transit and recreation, how much more you will pay?
    Global News Hour at 6 Calgary
    Jan 2
  • Global News Hour at 6 Calgary: Dec. 8
    Calgary spends most of the day under a snowfall warning while earlier in the week city golf courses saw a rare December opening. Vehicle theft in Alberta has grown by 17 per cent and Calgary is leading the way. Calgary’s Jewish Federation president says some people may feel uncomfortable decorating their windows with Hahukkah candles...
    Global News Hour at 6 Calgary
    Dec 8, 2023
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  • Vehicle theft is on the rise in Canada and Manitoba. Here’s how to keep yours safe
    Winnipeg police say there were 2,292 reported vehicle thefts this year between January and August — 9.6-per cent less than last year’s 2,535 reports, but 11.1-per cent higher than the five-year average.
    Crime
    Nov 22, 2023
  • Vancouver Island business targeted by thieves for 22nd time
    A Vancouver Island businessman – who’s been the target of repeated thefts – is calling on the courts to get tough on crime. His jewelry shops have been broken into more than twenty times and he’s now at his rope’s end. Kylie Stanton has his story.
    Global News Hour at 6 BC
    Oct 26, 2023
  • Brink’s sues Air Canada over $23M Toronto gold and cash heist
    Brink’s is suing Air Canada for more than $20 million. The legal action follows the theft of gold and cash from a cargo warehouse at Toronto Pearson Airport, where Air Canada was supposed to be providing enhanced protection. As Sean O’Shea reports, the lawsuit alleges that someone with fake documents was able to get the...
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Oct 11, 2023
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  • Owner of Queen Street coffee shop frustrated by rash of robberies
    While a suspect has been arrested in relation to two thefts at the coffee shop, the owner believes the accused will be back out on the streets soon and worries, next time, one of his employees could get hurt. Catherine McDonald reports.
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Aug 9, 2023
  • Toronto man gets stolen car back with the help of an Apple AirTag
    It’s no secret, auto theft is on the rise, with a new report suggesting a car is stolen every six minutes in Canada. One Toronto man fell victim recently, but he was able to get his car back with the help of an Apple AirTag. Now, he’s sharing his story in the hope of helping...
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Jun 20, 2023
  • Global News Hour at 6 BC: June 16
    The reaction from the Surrey Police Service as council votes to keep the RCMP, and how Mayor Brenda Locke’s policing U-turn could still play out. Port Alberni teachers can’t get home past the Cameron Bluffs wildfire – how they say they’re getting no help from the district. Catalytic converter theft hits harder than you might...
    Global News Hour at 6 BC
    Jun 16, 2023
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  • Auto theft is now a ‘crisis’ in Canada, leading to $1B a year in losses: CFLA
    As auto thefts surge across Canada, a new report is urging action to counter emboldened thieves. In Toronto, vehicle thefts have gone up about 300 per cent since 2015, according to a report released Thursday from the Canadian Financing and Leasing Association (CFLA), and the problem appears to only be getting worse. Kyle Benning has...
    Canada
    Jun 15, 2023
  • Montreal police visit isolated seniors on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    Montreal Police officers and community groups joined forces in LaSalle on Thursday. They were checking in on seniors, providing information about abuse prevention, fraud and theft. They were also letting them know what resources are available to help. Global’s Felicia Parrillo reports.
    Canada
    Jun 15, 2023
  • Everyday Joe: Identity theft
    Montreal used to be known for its wild nightlife and unique food offerings. But has our identity been taken away? Is this a cyber theft? This week’s episode of Everyday Joe with comedian Joey Elias takes a look at how to get that identity back.
    May 21, 2023
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  • Global News Peterborough Update 1: May 15, 2023
    The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre warns Peterborough seniors about identity theft; the Peterborough Petes look to get the lead in Game 3 of the OHL Final Championship, and tickets for Games 3 and 4 sell out within minutes; Skytracker weather. Noor Ibrahim has the details.
    Crime
    May 15, 2023
  • Alberta victim of distraction theft scam feels victimized twice – once by thieves, another by bank
    A Calgary woman who recently fell victim to a distraction theft scam continues to try and get her money back from her bank. Tomasia DaSilva reports.
    Global News Hour at 6 Calgary
    May 9, 2023
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