Best kept secret: BC RCMP’s Explosive Disposal Unit

Last summer, two male suspects entered a Saanich bank clad in full body armor and armed with semi-automatic SKS rifles. When officers arrived on scene, there was an armed robbery in progress and 22 innocent people were inside the bank. Read More …

This police robot is designed for bomb disposal, but in Newfoundland and Labrador it has a different job

The ICOR Flex is the latest design in bomb-disposal technology. The Newfoundland and Labrador RCMP do not encounter many bombs, so they use the robot for a very different job. Read more… Source: CBC News  

British Columbia: Second device discovered in Aberdeen confirmed to be pipe bomb

The Kamloops RCMP is warning residents to be vigilant following the confirmation that a second device found yesterday was pipe bomb containing explosives. Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said the RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) confirmed the device reported and Read More …

British Columbia: Bomb squad handles suspicious package in Kamloops neighbourhood

RCMP had a portion of a residential street in the Aberdeen area closed Tuesday morning, July 4, due to what has been been confirmed to be the presence of a pipe bomb. Officers were on scene in the 900-block of Read More …

Saskatchewan RCMP bomb squad disposes of explosives found in abandoned building

The Saskatchewan  RCMP’s bomb squad has dealt with a number of potentially explosive situations so far in 2023. According to a media release Tuesday, the Explosives Disposal Unit has responded to more than 10 calls this year involving abandoned explosives, Read More …

British Columbia: Police safely detonate bomb found in Kelowna

The RCMP explosives disposal unit has successfully detonated an explosive device found in the noon hour near the Wendy’s restaurant on Harvey Avenue. Police have confirmed to Castanet News the device was indeed a bomb. Read more… Source: Castanet News Read More …

British Columbia: Explosive Ordnance Disposal team destroys mortar round found in Colwood

The Canadian Armed Forced deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and destroyed a mortar found near Fort Rodd Hill in Colwood. Officials from multiple agencies were on scene near Fort Rodd Hill in Colwood Sunday morning after a hiker reported Read More …

Nova Scotia: IED discovered during Annapolis County drug bust ‘a surprise’

What started as drug investigation in Annapolis County last month took a turn when investigators found an improvised explosive device among the drugs, cash and weapons in a car that they stopped with four suspects inside. On Nov. 13, RCMP Read More …

New Brunswick: Bombs, bomb-making material, guns seized in raid of Moncton home

RCMP seized homemade pipe bombs, bomb-making equipment, weapons and ammunition during a noon-hour raid on a home in Moncton on Thursday. Police say an investigation has been underway for some time and led to a search warrant being executed at Read More …