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Kingston Police: Government Official and Security Investigation

kingston police: The official, who did not wish to be identified because the investigation is in its early stages, said the situation is contained and there's no threat to public safety, according to National Observer. The RCMP said they are working closely with Kingston police on the probe, calling it an ongoing and evolving situation. The RCMP tweeted Thursday evening that all actions are being taken to ensure public safety and more information will be provided on Friday. ; A senior government official speaking on background confirmed that the arrests were related to a national security investigation. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said any operational details on the RCMP investigation will be released by the Mounties, adding that the country's security agencies act on credible information about potential threats. Earlier today, the RCMP and other police partners took action in Kingston, Ontario, based on credible information, to ensure public safety, Goodale said in a statement Thursday evening. The government of Canada has no greater responsibility than to keep its citizens safe. ( As reported in the news.