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Tips for safe cannabis consumption

Tips for safe cannabis consumption

The RCMP has these reminders for the public

Serious accidents can easily happen when you drive while impaired by a drug, regardless of the quantity or the purpose of using it. The RCMP would like to remind the public that getting behind the wheel while impaired by drugs is not only dangerous, it’s against the law. “Cannabis affects everyone differently,” says Constable Mike Hibbs,

Overhead view of biker accessories placed on rustic wooden table. Items included motorcycle helmet, gloves and jacket. Motorcycle travel dream concept.

Heads-up for motorcycle safety

Here’s some reminders of things to 
do even before you get out on the road

In keeping with the goal of encouraging driver safety on the roads and highways, the RCMP reminds motorcyclists to adopt safe driving behaviours that reduce the risk of collisions. Safe motorcycling begins long before hitting the pavement. By planning ahead, you can ride towards a safer future for you and everyone else on the road.

RCMP emphasize fraud prevention measures

Numerous types of scams and frauds operating on global, national, and local levels undermine the confidence of Manitobans by stealing their hard-earned money. These crimes are often borderless and have no specific target demographic group. Over the past several months, the RCMP have received several reports from residents who have had money withdrawn from their

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride performing at the 25th annual Canadian sunset Ceremonies in Ottawa on June 29, 2014.

Kids: Help name 14 RCMP foals

In celebration of Canada’s anniversary you could choose a name for one of the foals born this spring

Hey kids, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has a contest just for you! This year, in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the RCMP needs your help to name 14 foals born this spring at the RCMP breeding farm in Pakenham, Ontario. A winner will be selected from each of the 13 provinces and territories in Canada. In addition,

Cst. Kevin Challoner and Hector (l to r) with Jackson Antoniw and S/Sgt. Matt Lavallee at Rossburn Elementary School on June 18, 2015.

RCMP service dog visits Rossburn boy who named him

It became possible after the dog was stationed in the same province

Jackson Antoniw is a five-year-old boy from Rossburn who came up with a great name, and on April 8, 2015, he was announced a winner in the RCMP’s national Name the Puppy Contest. Jackson suggested the name Hector for one of the Potential Police Service Dogs (PPSD) born at the Police Dog Service Training Centre

Back-To-School Safety Reminders

The new school year is underway and the RCMP would like to remind families of these back-to-school safety tips to help ensure the safety of Manitoba students. Walking to school ” Make sure your child s walk to school is a safe route, and your child is familiar with it. Walk with them until they

Protect Yourself From ID Fraud

Started your Christmas shopping yet? With the busiest retail season of the year coming up, an increase in financial transactions brings an increase in opportunities for fraud artists. Keep your holiday shopping joyous by taking a few extra precautions. Shopping in person: Even though you will be rushed and thinking about a thousand things, try