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RCMP questionnaire targeting Muslims ‘unacceptable: Canada’s refugee minister

By The Canadian Press
October 13, 2017 - 3:20pm

VANCOUVER — Canada’s immigration minister says an RCMP questionnaire that appears to single out Muslim asylum seekers is unacceptable.

Ahmed Hussen says the document, which is no longer in use, is inconsistent with Canadian values to treat everyone equally.

Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim
Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim Image Credit: Contributed / Surrey RCMP

RCMP confirm Richmond homicide victim was at Kamloops gangland murder

By James Peters
October 12, 2017 - 11:41am Updated: October 12, 2017 - 6:27pm

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops RCMP are confirming a man found dead in Richmond this week was present at the murder of gang kingpin Konaam Shirzad in Kamloops.

30 year old Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim was found shot to death in Richmond's Garden City Park on Tuesday.

Feds win bid to reargue the facts used in landmark assisted-dying case

By The Canadian Press
October 11, 2017 - 5:28pm

VANCOUVER — Severely ill Canadians who don’t qualify for medical help in dying will suffer even longer while they wait to find out whether the federal government has violated their right to a medically assisted death after a court ruling in B.C. on Wednesday, a civil liberties group says.