Toronto police search for 2 suspects after victim allegedly hit in head with bottle – Toronto

Toronto police search for 2 suspects after victim allegedly hit in head with bottle – Toronto

Police in Toronto are searching for two men after someone was allegedly struck in the head with a bottle. Toronto police said they received an assault call in the Dufferin Street and Bloor Street West area at around 8:30 pm on July 9. It is alleged that someone was walking in the area when they … Read more

Women impacted by 2000 bathhouse raid voice opposition to new police chief

Women impacted by 2000 bathhouse raid voice opposition to new police chief

A group representing women affected by an infamous bathhouse raid is questioning the appointment of Myron Demkiw as Toronto Police chief. In an open letter, which was provided to the Star, members of the Toronto Women’s Bathhouse committee, who were subjected to the raid of the popular Pussy Palace event for queer women and trans … Read more

A trail-blazing cop is accused of helping the next generation cheat. Inside a Toronto police scandal

A trail-blazing cop is accused of helping the next generation cheat.  Inside a Toronto police scandal

According to her own words, Stacy Clarke never envisioned a career in police because she didn’t see herself — as a Black woman — represented within the rank and file. When she did join the Toronto Police Service in 1998, it was a result of the force’s “valiant” effort to “recruit within our diverse communities,” … Read more

Housing affordability is the worst it’s been in 32 years

Housing affordability is the worst it’s been in 32 years

House prices across Canada may be tumbling, but housing affordability hasn’t been this bad since the final months of 1990, when Brian Mulroney was still prime minister, a new tax called the GST was winding its way through Parliament and, somewhat ominously, Jon Bon Jovi’s Blaze of Glory blanketed the airwaves. The Bank of Canada’s … Read more

Interim dental care plan will pay up to $650 a child, as part of Ottawa’s new affordability package

Interim dental care plan will pay up to 0 a child, as part of Ottawa’s new affordability package

Families with young children will be eligible for checks worth up to $650 a child under an interim version of the Liberal government’s new dental care plan, which it has agreed to implement as part of a parliamentary deal with the NDP. Two sources familiar with the announcement said the initial program will apply in … Read more

Police arrest man immediately after downtown Toronto stabbing – Toronto

Police arrest man immediately after downtown Toronto stabbing – Toronto

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in downtown Toronto Tuesday evening. In a tweet, Toronto police said they received reports a man had been stabbed in the Yonge and Dundas Street area around 7:23 pm Police said that although both the victim and suspect fled the area, they found a man with multiple … Read more

Iristel sues CRA for $275-million over GST tax battle

Iristel sues CRA for 5-million over GST tax battle

Privately held telecom Iris Technologies Inc. is suing the Canada Revenue Agency and several of its agents for $275-million, alleging the agency’s actions have forced the company to lay off workers and scale back its expansion plans, costing it significant business opportunities. The lawsuit filed in the Federal Court on Monday by Markham, Ont.-based Iristel … Read more