1 in hospital following early-morning shooting downtown

Police closed part of First Street at 14 Avenue early Saturday morning due to an ongoing investigation of a shooting that took place just before 5 a.m. Saturday. Police closed part of First Street at 14 Avenue early Saturday morning due to an ongoing investigation of a shooting that took place just before 5 a.m. Saturday.

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Under scrutiny, minister says RCMP's yearslong use of spyware tools is limited

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is defending the RCMP’s yearslong and undisclosed use of spyware capable of accessing cell phone and computer microphones, cameras and other data as part of dozens of major investigations. Testifying before a parliamentary committee on Monday, Mendicino said the national police force's use of these tools has only be permitted in 'the most serious offences.'