It will be a cloudy and rainy day on Friday, ahead of a storm system that could leave the GTA covered in ice this weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Sarnia-Lambton, London-Middlesex, Elgin County, and Oxford County advising of a slow-moving weather system that is expected...
TD Bank has stopped running online advertisements that use the word "desi" to target the South Asian community after at least one person complained about the ads. Jatin Patel demanded the bank take the ads down after he saw one of them while scrolling through an Indian news app. "At...
A charge of sexual assault and another charge of voyeurism have been laid against a constable from the RCMP’s Meteghan Detachment. The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) laid the charges against Const. Yannick Frechette, 27, following an investigation of an incident alleged to have occurred at a party...
A lawyer representing Manitoba says a “Star Trek” fan wasn’t allowed to keep his personalized ASIMIL8 licence plate because the word cannot be dissociated from the history of forced assimilation of Indigenous people in the province. Manitoba Justice lawyer Charles Murray told court Monday that licence plates are owned...
One teen has died and four others are in hospital after a single-vehicle crash in Vaughan. Emergency crews were called to the area of King Vaughan Road near Kipling Avenue just before midnight on Tuesday. Police said the vehicle was heading westbound on King Vaughan when, for an unknown reason, it...
Most Canadians killed in police encounters since 2000 had mental health or substance abuse issues. New data shows 18 black men and one black boy were among the 52 people killed in encounters with Toronto police officers between 2000-2017. That outnumbers other racial groups, analysis by CBC News has found. No government...
Richmond Hill crash claims life of 33-year-old woman. York Region Police say they were called to the scene of a five-car accident on Stouffville Road, east of Bayview Avenue just after 6 p.m. on Sunday night. Photos from the scene show the charred remains of a Lamborghini that was involved in...
A Lower Mainland woman wanted by Calgary police on 115 charges has been arrested in Saskatoon. Laetitia Acera, 25, faces charges including assault with a weapon, break-and-enter, fraud under $5,000, motor-vehicle theft and theft of mail. Acera is to be returned to Calgary to face the charges, which date to September...
The Saudi teen whose pleas for asylum went viral after she fled from her family and escaped to Thailand earlier this week has been granted asylum in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday that the country had accepted the United Nations request to give asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf...
A recent inspection of six bridges with similar designs to one that collapsed last year shortly after its opening has found that five of them should have weight restrictions for safety reasons. The ministry is working with Saskatchewan rural municipalities to restrict weight or close the roadways containing the bridges...