One man dead in overnight shooting in Toronto

One man dead in overnight shooting in Toronto

One man is dead and another person is in critical condition in hospital after two separate violent incidents in Toronto early on Sunday morning, paramedics say. Emergency crews were first called to a stabbing near Broadway and Roehampton avenues at 2:47 am Paramedics say they found one person there suffering from life-threatening injuries. They were … Read more

Canadian dairy farmers seek second milk price hike this year, citing rising costs

Canadian dairy farmers seek second milk price hike this year, citing rising costs

Brett Bundale, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, June 4, 2022 2:04PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 4, 2022 5:43PM EDT Milk prices in Canada could be going up for the second time in a year following a rare request by Dairy Farmers of Canada for a mid-year price hike due to inflation. Canadian dairy farmers … Read more

Biden evacuated after plane entered restricted airspace near Delaware beach home

Biden evacuated after plane entered restricted airspace near Delaware beach home

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) – A small private airplane mistakenly entered restricted airspace near President Joe Biden’s Delaware vacation home Saturday, prompting the brief evacuation of the president and first lady, the White House and the Secret Service said. The White House said there was no threat to the Biden or his family and that … Read more

Dairy Farmers of Canada seeks second milk price hike this year, citing inflation

Canadian dairy farmers seek second milk price hike this year, citing rising costs

Milk prices in Canada could be going up for the second time in a year following a rare request by Dairy Farmers of Canada for a mid-year price hike due to inflation. The industry lobby group says Canadian dairy farmers are grappling with never-before-seen price increases on goods and services they need to produce milk. … Read more

Ontario COVID news: lowest ICU admissions since Aug.

Ontario COVID news: lowest ICU admissions since Aug.

Ontario is reporting a drop in COVID-19 hospitalizations on Saturday and the lowest admissions in intensive care since early August 2021. There are 671 patients with the virus in Ontario hospitals, compared to 865 a week ago, according to the Ministry of Health. The province says 107 of those patients are in ICU, a notable … Read more

‘Trying to make something beautiful,’ the long road to hope after tragedy in London

‘Trying to make something beautiful,’ the long road to hope after tragedy in London

Saboor Khan hopes to find some solace this weekend when he helps realize his best friend’s dreams of a community space for children to laugh and play in. Khan and Salman Afzaal were kindred spirits, often talking about the changing needs of the Muslim community in London, Ont. The men and their wives were close, … Read more

Independent challenger Bobbi Ann Brady ends PCs’ long hold on southern Ontario riding

Independent challenger Bobbi Ann Brady ends PCs’ long hold on southern Ontario riding

Allison Jones, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, June 4, 2022 11:18AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 4, 2022 11:18AM EDT One of Ontario’s newest elected representatives has a wealth of political experience, is a kickboxing champion on the side, and gets a lot of her best thinking done on her riding lawn mower. Meet Bobbi … Read more

As gas prices spike, Montreal’s bike culture seen as model for rest of the country

As gas prices spike, Montreal’s bike culture seen as model for rest of the country

Montrealer Olivia Collette sold her car in 2016 and hasn’t looked back. Collette, a communications consultant living in central Montreal, said getting around using a bicycle, a car-sharing service or a transit pass has not only saved her money, it’s often more enjoyable. “When it’s sunny and warm, it’s really pleasant,” Collette said of her … Read more

US tech company offers Taser-armed drones to stop school shootings

US tech company offers Taser-armed drones to stop school shootings

Matt O’brien and Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press Published Friday, June 3, 2022 8:01PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 3, 2022 9:47PM EDT Taser developer Axon said this week it is working to build drones armed with the electric stunning weapons that could fly in schools and “help prevent the next Uvalde, Sandy Hook, or … Read more

Friends of slain Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala organize vigil in Brampton

Friends of slain Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala organize vigil in Brampton

A candlelight vigil will be held in Brampton Saturday evening for slain Punjabi rapper, songwriter, and actor Sidhu Moose Wala. The memorial gathering, which is open to all well-wishers from the community, will get underway at 7 pm at Chingacousy Park located at 9050 Bramalea Rd. Organized by some of Moose Wala’s closest friends in … Read more