Canada’s stabilization projects in Iraq and Syria

On March 30, 2021, the Government of Canada announced more than $43.6 million in funding for 11 stabilization projects in Iraq and Syria. These projects, funded through the Peace and Stabilization Operations Program, are aligned with the Global Coalition against Read More …

Canada extends anti-ISIS mission in Middle East by one year

The Liberal government has approved a slimmed-down extension of the Canadian military’s contribution to the ongoing fight against the remnants of ISIS. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan issued a statement Tuesday announcing an extension of the seven-year-old campaign, known as Operation Read More …

British Columbia: RCMP investigating IED bombs set off at Penticton school, park

RCMP in Penticton are investigating a series of explosions of IEDs in the city in recent days. Over the past few days, police have been looking into multiple reports of loud explosion sounds seemingly coming from various open areas in Read More …

Canada: Woman facing numerous charges after explosives discovered at apartment in Toronto

A 23-year-old woman is facing numerous charges in connection with an incident involving explosives near the Liberty Village area earlier this week. Toronto police responded to an apartment building near Wellington Street West and Strachan Avenue just after 11:30 a.m. Read More …

Nova Scotia: Amherst man, 46, charged with making and detonating devices after explosions rock town

A 46-year-old man is facing three charges after two explosions rocked the Town of Amherst earlier this week. Police arrested Brian Stephen MacDonald on Wednesday. The Amherst, N.S., man is facing charges of making an explosive device, placing or throwing Read More …

ICOR Technology Introduces CALIBER® Flex: “Our Smartest, Most Advanced Robot Yet”

Highly innovative Flex marks 15th anniversary for Canadian robotics manufacturer for EOD and SWAT communities Press release   November 9, 2020 (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)— ICOR Technology, a Canadian manufacturer of EOD and SWAT robotics used in more than 55 countries Read More …

British Columbia: Police destroy improvised explosive in Duncan

An RCMP explosive disposal team was called to Duncan last week after a suspected bomb was discovered during a traffic stop. North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP say that the explosive device was found on Friday night after Uniform Gang Enforcement Team officers Read More …

Canada: Fatal car blast in downtown Kitchener possibly caused by IED, police say

One person is dead after a car explosion in front of the courthouse in downtown Kitchener Friday morning. The Waterloo Regional Police Service said Friday afternoon the explosion “appears to be the result of a suspected improvised explosive device.” Police Read More …