Multinational Ardent Defender counter explosive threat exercise concludes in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from 11 different nations improved their life-saving and mission-enabling skills during Exercise Ardent Defender in Canada, Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. The exercise brought together military and law enforcement Read More …

B.C. man who detonated homemade bombs in Edmonton bank robberies sentenced to 9½ years prison

A British Columbia man who built bombs and used them to rob two Edmonton banks in 2018 was on Friday sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison. With credit for time already served, Justin Byron, 41, has just under five years Read More …

Toronto men caught with bomb-making manuals, al-Qaeda literature

Six months after Kevin Omar Mohamed‘s prison sentence for terrorism came to an end, the RCMP’s Toronto O-INSET national security team decided to check up on him. What they found set off alarms. Not only was he violating his probation Read More …

U.S. Army EOD Soldiers to participate in multinational Ardent Defender exercise in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers will be training with military and law enforcement personnel from 11 partner nations during Exercise Ardent Defender Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. Army EOD technicians from the Read More …

Canada: Man charged after bomb squad removes dangerous items from Regina Superstore

Regina police have arrested and charged a 23-year-old man in connection with explosives left at an east Regina Superstore Friday. Around 10:50 a.m., police received a call from a person in the 2000 block of Prince of Wales reporting a Read More …

Representatives of 12 countries discuss mine action in Ukraine

An international online conference on mine action in Ukraine was held at the Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defence University of Ukraine with the assistance of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). “The participants discussed the mine action system in Ukraine, the Read More …