Canadian military shakeup to save costs

OTTAWA, May 24 (UPI) -- A planned shakeup in the command structure of Canada's 68,000-strong armed forces will save costs and also respond to criticism of government performance over the planned Canadian acquisition of the Joint Strike Fighter program.

Canadian watchdog slams F-35 program

OTTAWA, April 4 (UPI) -- The government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was charged with misleading Parliament about the costs of buying Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets.

Bid-rigging alleged in F-35 contract

OTTAWA, March 27 (UPI) -- Opposition lawmakers in Canada Tuesday questioned whether the Harper government followed the rules in ordering 65 F-35 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin.

Canada mulls nixing F-35 purchase

OTTOWA, Ontario, March 14 (UPI) -- Canada is actively rethinking a multibillion-dollar purchase of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet, senior officials said.

Canada's prime minister reshuffles Cabinet

OTTAWA, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has reshuffled his Cabinet, promoting two Toronto members of Parliament to senior positions, officials said.
Canadians vote in 3 elections in November

Canadians vote in 3 elections in November

TORONTO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Canadians will vote in three Ontario and Manitoba by-elections Nov. 29 and the prime minister announced his support in one high-profile race, officials said.

Police: Marijuana growers getting deadly

TORONTO, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Marijuana growers in Canada are using increasingly deadly means to protect their outdoor crops, the Ontario Provincial Police reported.

Ontario to review Amber Alert system

WOODSTOCK, Ontario, May 27 (UPI) -- The Canadian province of Ontario will review its Amber Alert missing children system on the heels of an 8-year-old girl's abduction and death, police said.

Police nab 31 in Ontario child porn sweep

TORONTO, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A cross-province sweep led to Canadian police in Ontario arresting 31 males on child pornography charges and the rescue of two children.

Top provincial cop makes speeding arrest

TORONTO, March 11 (UPI) -- The commissioner of Canada's second largest police force wasn't about to let a speeding driver get by him Tuesday, so he gave chase himself for the arrest.

Ontario child porn sweep nets 22

TORONTO, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The largest-ever crackdown on child pornography in Ontario by 19 police forces has resulted in 22 arrests, the provincial police chief announced in Toronto.

Angry Toronto police chief vows crackdown

TORONTO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- A weekend of "murder and mayhem" in Toronto has infuriated the city's police chief, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Arrest in gruesome Toronto abduction

TORONTO, June 20 (UPI) -- A Toronto software developer was arrested Friday for the abduction and dismemberment of a 12-year-old girl.

No arrests for minor pot possession

TORONTO, June 6 (UPI) -- The police chief of Canada's biggest city has ordered his officers not to make arrests for possession of small amounts marijuana.

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Julian Fantino COM OOnt MP PC (Italian: Giuliano Fantino; born August 13, 1942) is a retired police official and the elected Member of the Parliament of Canada for the riding of Vaughan following a November 29, 2010 by-election. On January 4, 2011, Fantino was named Minister of State for Seniors.

Prior to entering politics, Fantino was the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police from 2006 to 2010, Toronto's Chief of Police from 2000 to 2005, and Ontario's Commissioner of Emergency Management from 2005 until 2006, and also served as chief of police of London, Ontario from 1991 to 1998, and of York Region from 1998 until 2000. Prior to his London appointment, he had been a Toronto police officer since 1969.

Fantino was born in Italy and emigrated to Canada with his family when he was 11 years old.

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