Michael Che joked about the revival of his Black Lives Matter stand-up routine that recently resurfaced on social media in a wide-ranging interview with Seth Meyers on Late Night Monday. He also talked about his decision to cover a month’s rent for those living in the same public housing...
Three people were sent to hospital after a car crashed into a building on Henderson Highway near Oakland Avenue Tuesday evening. Emergency crews were called just before 9:30 p.m., the city says, and two people were sent to hospital in unstable condition and one in stable condition. More than a dozen...
Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for body cameras on police officers. The conversation is being reignited in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis which was recored by a witness to the incident. The petition was launched prior to Monday's demonstration in...
The National World War II memorial was one of several monuments on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., that were plastered with graffiti over the weekend. https://twitter.com/NationalMallNPS/status/1267124873085804544? The vandalism came amid days of protest and unrest in numerous cities, including D.C., over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man,...
An Ottawa police officer faces misconduct charges following the creation and distribution of a racist meme, Chief Peter Sloly announced in a lengthy open letter Monday, which also addressed criticisms of police after a weekend of unrest south of the border. Police services across Canada and the United States are...
A 19-year-old North York man is facing charges after driving more than double the speed limit on Highway 401 and then flipping the car in Cambridge. OPP reported on Twitter the car was clocked at travelling 221 km/h on the highway after the man purchased the car and picked it...
The Edmonton Police Service is reviewing an incident in which an officer posted a photo of two officers posing with a shirtless and handcuffed man who was arrested while allegedly high on drugs. "This fine young man was so thrilled with the service we provided him that he wanted to...
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on June 3, 2020: There are 92,410 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 51,593 confirmed (including 4,713 deaths, 16,803 resolved) _ Ontario: 28,709 confirmed (including 2,293 deaths, 22,484 resolved) _ Alberta: 7,057 confirmed (including 143...
As people across Canada and in the U.S. march and speak out against racism — many pictured standing shoulder-to-shoulder — healthcare workers are concerned about the possible spread of COVID-19. Zain Ismail, who works as an administrative healthcare worker in Detroit, said he'll be watching to see a spike in...
Eleanor Widdowson made a pointed call for transparency from the Saskatchewan government after her sister died from the novel coronavirus in March. "Don't hide shit." Saskatchewan refuses to reveal communities where COVID-19 has been detected unless there is an outbreak declared. Widdowson said that more knowledge might have protected her...