YRP officer facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating evidence during traffic stop

YRP officer facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating evidence during traffic stop

York Regional Police say an officer is facing criminal charges after allegedly searching a vehicle for drugs during a traffic stop on the basis of a false claim. The stop occurred in Markham in October 2021. After pulling over the vehicle, the officer decided to remove the driver and passenger from the car and to … Read more

Ottawa to maintain mask requirement for travelers after US drops rule: transport minister

Ottawa to maintain mask requirement for travelers after US drops rule: transport minister

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra is giving no indication his government plans to drop its masking requirement for air and train passengers in Canada in the near future. “We constantly consult our experts and whenever the advice that we receive changes because the circumstances change, we will change our regulation,” he said Tuesday. “But for now, … Read more

Masks on planes: Transport minister weighs in on US court ruling

Masks on planes: Transport minister weighs in on US court ruling

Canada’s Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says masking guidelines while traveling still apply, as the US moves to drop its national mandate. Speaking in Calgary on Tuesday, Alghabra said while he won’t comment directly on the US court ruling that impacts plane, train, taxi, and other forms of travel, Canada continues to follow the science on … Read more

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montrealers can expect some slippery driving conditions Tuesday due to late-season snowfall bringing heavy, wet snow to the city. According to Environment Canada, a major weather system from the east coast of the US is bringing 10 cm of snow to the Greater Montreal area, with temperatures hovering near freezing. “Visibilities will be significantly reduced … Read more