Police to review how they interact with people with autism after non-verbal Mississauga man was tasered

Police to review how they interact with people with autism after non-verbal Mississauga man was tasered

Peel Regional Police are reviewing how they respond to situations involving people with autism following an incident in Mississauga earlier this month that saw 19-year-old Abdullah Darwich, who is autistic and non-verbal, Tasered by officers. In their first public statement about the incident, Peel police acknowledged what occurred has had a “severe impact” on Darwich, … Read more

Celtic gold heist likely committed by organized crime

Celtic gold heist likely committed by organized crime

Frank Jordans, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 8:45AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 23, 2022 9:36PM EST BERLIN (AP) – Thieves who broke into a southern German museum and stole hundreds of ancient gold coins got in and out in nine minutes without raising the alarm, officials said Wednesday, in a further … Read more

$740M in crypto assets recovered in FTX bankruptcy so far

0M in crypto assets recovered in FTX bankruptcy so far

Ken Sweet, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 5:33PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 23, 2022 5:59PM EST NEW YORK (AP) – The company tasked with locking down the assets of the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX says it has managed to recover and secure $740 million in assets so far, a fraction of … Read more

World Cup: Germany players cover mouths in protest

World Cup: Germany players cover mouths in protest

Ciaran Fahey, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 4:44PM EST DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Germany’s players covered their mouths for the team photo before their opening World Cup match on Wednesday to protest against FIFA following the governing body’s clampdown on the “One Love” armband. The Germany team lined up in the traditional … Read more

World Cup: Soccer fans inspired by Canada’s performance vs Belgium

World Cup: Soccer fans inspired by Canada’s performance vs Belgium

Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:24AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:26PM EST For Canadian ploughsharecer fansthe excitement of seeing their country play in the men’s World Cup for the first time in 36 years gave way to disappointment Wednesday as their team fell just short. Even though … Read more

Canada World Cup game: GTA watches Canada’s first World Cup match in 36 years

Canada World Cup game: GTA watches Canada’s first World Cup match in 36 years

Thousands of people across the Greater Toronto Area gathered to cheer on Canada in their first World Cup appearance in almost 40 years. The Canadians lost 1-0 to Belgium, who are ranked number two in the world, despite generating 21 shots to Belgium’s seven. Belgium’s goal, by forward Michy Batshuayi, came just before halftime. Ray … Read more

Peterborough crash victims were from same family

Peterborough crash victims were from same family

A mother, father and son are dead and their teenage daughter is in hospital after a head-on crash that killed four people east of Peterborough, Ont. According to Ontario Provincial Police, the crash happened on Highway 7 near Drummond Line around 5:15 pm on Tuesday when an SUV and pick-up truck collided. Family told CTV … Read more

Canadians ready for today’s World Cup game against Belgium — first match since 1986

Canadians ready for today’s World Cup game against Belgium — first match since 1986

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:24AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:24AM EST MONTREAL – Watch parties are planned across the country today as soccer fans get ready for the World Cup match between Canada and Belgium – Canada’s first game in the tournament since 1986. In Montreal, a rivalry … Read more

Christmas tree growers say there is a shortage of supply again this year, driving up prices

Christmas tree growers say there is a shortage of supply again this year, driving up prices

Christmas tree growers across the country say that demand is outpacing supply once again this year, leading to a rise in price and a shortage of inventory, with many predicting they’ll need to close their farms early. The reason for the shortage can be traced as far back as the 2008 financial crisis, when Christmas … Read more

Complaint against John Tory over Toronto election robocalls lodged

Complaint against John Tory over Toronto election robocalls lodged

A complaint was filed with Toronto’s Office of the Integrity Commissioner Monday regarding John Tory’s use of robocalls during the October municipal election. The complaint, filed by Parthi Kandavel, an 8-year Toronto School Board Trustee who ran for council in Ward 20 – Scarborough Southwest, alleges Tory used his power as mayor to influence the … Read more