Safety of civilian pilots recruited to help find dangerous fugitives is being questioned
Concerns are rising over police using civilian aircraft to help the Northern Manitoba manhunt efforts. The RCMP is expanding the search for two teens suspected of killing three people in B.C. CTV News reported that there are concerns because civilian pilots don’t have armour or tactical training to evade or protect them from bullets.
Application information the majority of compromised date in Capital One hack
It turns out those with Capital One credit cards aren’t the only ones at risk of the recent hack, but also anyone who applied for one. The company said information from applications over the last 14 years made up the majority of compromised data. About 6 million Canadians and 100 million Americans are said to be affected by the hack.
Public inquiry to shed light on how 8 people died under Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s care
New information is expected about the serial-killer nurse who murdered eight elderly patients over the span of a decade. A public inquiry will shed light on how that many people were able to die under Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s care without raising suspicion. She worked at several seniors homes in the Woodstock area.
Higher than normal rains starving reindeer in the Arctic
Climate change is being blamed for the deaths of around 200 reindeer found on a group of islands in the Arctic. The Norwegian Polar Institute said they have been following the animals for four decades and have never seen this many starve to death. Unseasonably high rains have caused ice to freeze over vegetation the reindeer would normally eat.