Police Chief Bill Blair
There's a projected $6 million saving in the 2012 budget, and the anti-gang Summer Safety Initiative may end with a bang: police say they're getting closer to an arrest in the Danzig Street shooting.
A Quebec Superior Court judge orders the feds to turn over the records of gun owners it ordered destroyed after it voted to kill the long-gun registry.
Dusting off your resumé
Waterfront Toronto and Toronto Hydro are looking for a few good men and women to sit on their boards of directors. You'd be doing your city a valuable service.
The preem's fantasy of a majority is dashed after a by-election setback in Kitchener-Waterloo. What really hurts: the winner, Catherine Fife, wanted to run for the Liberals but decided on the NDP when the Grits told her she'd have to run for the nomination.
The HarperCons appoint the first Filipino-Canadian senator, Tobias C. Enverga Jr. Critics say it's an attempt assuage a backlash in that community over the Conservative government's unpopular changes to the live-in caregiver program.
Nuclear war diplomacy
Canada takes an offensive posture, expelling Iranian diplomats from Ottawa, even while the U.S. backs away from Israel on the question of a pre-emptive strike against Iran's nuke program.