Driver of $460,000 Lamborghini facing stunt driving charge

Driver of 0,000 Lamborghini facing stunt driving charge

The driver of a Lamborghini, which is worth nearly half a million dollars, is facing a stunt driving charge after being caught going nearly triple the speed limit, police say. York Regional Police said they clocked the Lamborghini Aventador going 170 km/h in a 60 km/h zone in the area of ​​Highway 7 and Keele … Read more

Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision

Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision

A Black Montrealer who filed a complaint against Radio-Canada over the on-air use of the N-word says he’s disappointed but not surprised by the pushback against a recent Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission decision ordering the public broadcaster to apologize. Ricardo Lamour, a social worker and artist, filed the complaint with the broadcasting and telecommunications … Read more

Toronto: Sikh guards fired or demoted over ‘humiliating’ facial hair policy | Canada

Toronto: Sikh guards fired or demoted over ‘humiliating’ facial hair policy |  Canada

More than one hundred Sikh security guards in Toronto have lost their jobs or been demoted after refusing to cut their beards in order to wear a face mask, highlighting a city policy that critics describe as discriminatory and “humiliating”. Under Toronto’s current rules, staff at homeless shelters and other congregate settings must wear an … Read more

More job action looms in BC as talks between province and public service union collapse

More job action looms in BC as talks between province and public service union collapse

One of the largest unions in British Columbia says talks with the government have broken down. A statement from the BC General Employees Union (BCGEU) said negotiations with the Public Service Agency, which bargains on behalf of the province, collapsed Monday. “To say we are disappointed is an understatement. Despite our best efforts to bridge … Read more

Ontario cities and towns pay people to visit

Ontario cities and towns pay people to visit

A few Ontario cities and towns are now offering to pay tourists to encourage them to stay overnight this summer. As more COVID-19 restrictions ease, tourism in Ontario is finally picking up speed, and now some cities and towns are offering benefits and rebates for people who visit. The discounts are in addition to the … Read more

With a group of 7,000 dog lovers in his corner, man living in Pippy Park lands an apartment

With a group of 7,000 dog lovers in his corner, man living in Pippy Park lands an apartment

Before finding an apartment last week, Tremaine “Trey” Clarke and his dog, Buddy, were staying at the Pippy Park campground in St. John’s, NL. (Mark Cumby/CBC) It took hundreds of messages to landlords, a groundswell of support from a community of dog lovers, and stints in the Gathering Place, a hotel, and multiple campsites. But … Read more