Majority of Canadians favor Emergencies Act invocation, poll shows

Majority of Canadians favor Emergencies Act invocation, poll shows

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Nov. 29.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press The federal government’s decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to end last winter’s protracted anti-government, anti-vaccine mandate protests is largely supported by Canadians, according to a new poll. After six weeks of intense scrutiny at … Read more

Toronto police announce results of online child exploitation investigation

Toronto police announce results of online child exploitation investigation

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 11:30 am members of the Toronto Police Sex Crimes Unit, Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) section, will release the local results of Project Maverick. More than 100 people have been charged following a massive province-wide investigation into online child exploitation, the Ontario police announced Wednesday. The month-long initiative, completed in … Read more

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last conversation Sandra Torres had with her 10-year-old daughter was about her nervous excitement over whether she’d make the all-star softball team. Hours later, Eliahna Torres was one of 19 children and two teachers massacred at their elementary school in UvaldeTexas. With little closure and few answers about law enforcement’s 77-minute … Read more

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 killings of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 killings of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice

Nearly 40 years after the high-profile murders of two Toronto women, police announced they arrested and charged a man with the 1983 murders of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour — the latest cold case to be cracked using genetic genealogy. Toronto police chief James Ramer announced Monday morning that Joseph George Sutherland, 61, of Moosonee, … Read more

‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

In the halls at Woburn Collegiate Institute, students knew a fight was brewing before class let out at 3:15 pm on Halloween. Outside, the anticipation was palpable as at least one teen pulled out her cellphone and started filming, her voice rising as at least four boys appeared to get into it — one backing … Read more

Trudeau offers scathing assessment of police during occupation

Trudeau offers scathing assessment of police during occupation

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he did not have confidence in the Ottawa police response to the self-styled “Freedom Convoy” protests even in the early days, and the RCMP did not inform him of any joint operational plan capable of ending the Ottawa blockades as he was on the verge of invoking the … Read more

Suspect in Walmart mass shooting left ‘death note’, US police say | Gun Violence News

Suspect in Walmart mass shooting left ‘death note’, US police say |  Gun Violence News

Police and the local government in Chesapeake, Virginia, have released a note retrieved from the phone of a Walmart employee accused of murdering six coworkers in a mass shooting earlier this week. Tuesday’s attack, which came after a gunman opened fire at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado over the weekend, brings the total number of … Read more

Dominican deportations to Haiti fuel growing fears, frustration | Migration News

Dominican deportations to Haiti fuel growing fears, frustration |  Migration News

Authorities in the Dominican Republic have rounded up thousands of Haitian migrants — and anyone who looks like they could be from Haiti — and deported them to a country in the grips of deadly gang violence and instability, advocates say. The forced removals, which rights groups say have escalated this month, have drawn international … Read more

Yatim inquest derailed by convicted officer’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

Yatim inquest derailed by convicted officer’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

The police officer who killed distressed teen Sammy Yatim on a Toronto streetcar nearly a decade ago is making a last-minute effort to have the shooting considered a “suicide by cop” at a coroner’s inquest, a move blasted as “outrageous” and “distasteful ” by a succession of lawyers at a special hearing Wednesday. A long-awaited … Read more

Coquitlam RCMP searching for missing 19-year-old woman – BC

Coquitlam RCMP searching for missing 19-year-old woman – BC

Coquitlam RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 19-year-old woman they believe to be at high risk. Sophie Naidoo was last seen leaving the Port Coquitlam Public Library at 575 Poirier Ave. around 4:30 pm on Sunday. Police say she was headed in the direction of the Lougheed SkyTrain station. Naidoo … Read more