RCMP’s E Division wins Bank of Canada counterfeit prevention award

The Bank of Canada congratulates the Integrated Counterfeit Enforcement Team from British Columbia’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime branch, E Division—Financial Integrity. They are the winners of the 2018 Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for Counterfeit Deterrence. The Bank presents this award annually to recognize outstanding criminal justice professionals and educators working to prevent the…

Kroger supermarket chain tests driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona

[embedded content] Autonomous grocery delivery buggies may roam U.S. neighborhoods if Kroger’s pilot program works out. The largest American supermarket chain announced a partnership with Mountain View, California-based Nuro this week to test the concept of driverless home deliveries. The pilot started on Thursday, August 16, at a single Fry’s Food and Drug store in Scottsdale, Arizona, according…

Homecoming with Julia Roberts part of TIFF’s TV lineup

By Victoria AhearnThe Canadian Press Thu., Aug. 16, 2018 The TV lineup for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival has big-screen cachet, with Amazon Studios’ upcoming series Homecoming starring Julia Roberts and four other shows organizers tout as “bold” projects with cinematic qualities. Based on the podcast of the same name, Homecoming stars Roberts as…

Mount Puckmore: Four players who define each Central team

Aug 15, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN When you look at Mount Rushmore, the four American presidents staring back were selected by sculptor Gutzon Borglum to define the first 130 years of American history. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson shared an era, Abraham Lincoln defined his, and Theodore Roosevelt was a symbol of expansion and development of…

Boy dies after being struck by payloader on Alberta ranch

By The Canadian Press Wed., Aug. 15, 2018 BOW ISLAND, ALTA.—A boy has died after an accident on a ranch in southern Alberta. RCMP say a man was operating a payloader Tuesday evening in the ranch yard when the brakes and steering failed. RCMP say a man was operating a payloader Tuesday evening in a…