November 21, 2022

Last year saw highest rate of gang-related homicides in 16 years: Statistics Canada

Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 21, 2022 6:54PM EST A report from Statistics Canada shows the national homicide rate has increased for a third consecutive year and nearly one-quarter of killings in 2021 were connected to gangs. There were 788 homicides in...

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7 people arrested, over $50K worth of drugs seized in Kawartha Lakes trafficking investigation

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrest seven individuals on drug trafficking related charges and seized over $50,000 in illegal substances following a “lengthy” investigation in the City of the Kawartha Lakes (CKL), the OPP announced in a press release on Monday. The investigation took place over...

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19-year-old Toronto man identified as victim of fatal Etobicoke shooting

The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has identified the victim of a fatal shooting at an Etobicoke apartment Sunday evening. The incident happened at 30 Humberline Drive, just south of Finch Avenue West. Police say at around 5:45 p.m.,officers responded to reports of a shooting in the...

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How disappointed Taylor Swift fans explain Ticketmaster’s monopoly

There’s something deeply wrong in Taylor Swift’s America. Since the release of her album Midnights last month, Taylor Swift fans have been preparing for their star’s inevitable tour. They listened and re-listened to every song on the album, and her re-recorded albums too, memorized every line,...

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Growing list of Trump GOP challengers revives fears of 2016 repeat

LAS VEGAS —  Memories of the tumultuous 2016 Republican primary hung over the Las Vegas ballroom last weekend during the first major gathering of the party’s potential contenders for the 2024 presidential nomination. No fewer than 10 White House prospects stepped onto the stage to pitch their...

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Two prominent actresses arrested in Iran for not wearing hijabs as protests continue

Iran has arrested two high-profile actresses for not wearing hijabs in public as a demonstration amid ongoing protests, according to multiple reports citing state media. For their protests, award-winning actresses Hengameh Ghaziani and Katayoun Riahi were arrested on suspicion of “collusion with the intention of acting...

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Toronto Pearson recommends these travel tips ahead of ‘very busy’ holiday season

Toronto Pearson International Airport re-opened its second busiest runway Monday morning following an eight-month rehabilitation project. The $80-million project took a year and a half to complete. “As the busiest airport in Canada and one of the busiest in North America, the return of this runway...

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