November 23, 2022

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...

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Shoppers Drug Mart to roll out ‘time-delayed narcotic safes’ amid rise in robberies

Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that it will begin using “time-delayed narcotic safes” in its pharmacies across Ontario amid a recent increase in robberies. Toronto police have responded to 110 robbery calls at pharmacies so far this year, compared to only 49 in all of 2021....

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Georgia high court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks

ATLANTA —  The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the state’s ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy, abruptly ending access to later abortions that had resumed days earlier. In a one-page order, the justices put a lower court ruling overturning the ban on hold...

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One person dead after being hit, trapped under vehicle in midtown Toronto

A person is dead after being struck and trapped under a vehicle in Toronto Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, the incident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. near Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue. Emergency services pronounced the individual dead on the scene, and Toronto Fire says...

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